UPDATE – February 4, 2020 – This work has been postponed.
January 31, 2020 – Starting on or around February 14, 2020, the first section of the pedestrian bridge on 66/75 Street will be installed over Whitemud Drive. Traffic will be directed onto Whitemud off-ramps, in order to proceed on the Whitemud. This closure will occur overnight between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. and is expected to last one night. Should the activities not be completed Friday night, for reasons including but not limited to inclement weather, Saturday, February 15 will be the contingency date.
The second and final pedestrian bridge span is scheduled to be installed on or around Friday, February 21, 2020. Traffic will follow the same detour described above and Saturday, February 22 is the contingency date for this work.
To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
- Overnight closure of Whitemud Drive near 66/75 Street on February 14 and 21
- Overnight noise
- Flaggers and Edmonton Police Services will be on hand to assist with traffic flow.
- Pedestrian access will be maintained.
- ETS bus routes will be maintained.
- To prepare for this work, crews will be moving jersey barriers during the day on February 14 and 21 so that they will be able to access the area.
TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations, and has obtained an overnight roadwork permit so that work can take place during nighttime hours in order to minimize major daytime traffic disruptions. (City of Edmonton Bylaw C14600).
Vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic disruptions will vary by location. During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel. We appreciate your patience as we build the Valley Line LRT.
Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website http://transedlrt.ca/advisories or contact us via email at email@example.com or by phone 780-224-0964.