Overnight Lanes Closures for Detection Loop Installation – 28 Avenue at Hewes Way

Noise, Notice, Vehicle

UPDATE: This work has been rescheduled to July 27.

July 8, 2020 – Starting on or about July 20, 2020 crews will be installing Detection Loops on 28 Avenue at Hewes Way. Detection loops are cut into the road and connected to the traffic cabinet. When a vehicle drives over the loop, or stops on the loop, it will activate the traffic changes. This overnight work will occur from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and is expected to last six nights.

To accommodate this work, there will be alternating lane closures on 28 Avenue at Hewes Way.  Flaggers will be on hand to assist motorists. 

There will be noise associated with this work such as saw cutting and small machinery moving.  In order to not interrupt traffic during the day, crews will have to perform this work during night hours, however, they will endeavor to complete the noisiest work early in the evening.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:

  • Alternating closures on 28 Avenue westbound from Hewes Way on July 20 & 21.
  • Alternating closures on 28 Avenue eastbound from Hewes Way on July 22 & 23.
  • Alternating closures on 28 Avenue on Hewes Way on July 24 & 25.
  • There will be overnight noise associated with this work, primarily saw cutting.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.
  • Flaggers will be on hand to assist traffic.

During this time please watch for, and follow, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel.

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.

We ask for your understanding and patience as construction progresses. 

For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit http://transedlrt.ca/updates/.  Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website http://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

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