Minor Lane Closure, Connors Road (Updated)

(Updated) May 9, 2022 – Starting on or about May 16, 2022, TransEd will be continuing work on the concrete retaining wall on Connors Road. This work will occur overnight, for 4 consecutive nights. 

To accommodate this work, one eastbound lane of Connors Road will be closed overnight (9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.). The other eastbound lane and the westbound lane will remain open to motorists. 

There will be minimal noise associated with this work such as construction vehicles and portable generators.  In order to not interrupt traffic during the day, crews will perform this work during night hours.  

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

  • One eastbound lane will be closed overnight (9:00 pm to 6:00 am) for 4 consecutive nights, beginning May 16. 
  • There will be noise associated with this work.  
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained. 

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 https://transedlrt.ca/updates/.  Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website https://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

March 30, 2022 – On April 5, 2022, crews will be performing underground drainage inspections and repairs on Cloverdale Road westbound between 95 Avenue and Strathearn Drive. To accommodate this work, the one-way westbound lane of Cloverdale Road will be closed overnight from approximately 9:00pm until 6:00am the following morning. This work will last one night.

There will be minimal noise from a light plant and portable generator. There will be no vibration created by the work in this area.

 

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

· The single westbound one-way lane of Cloverdale Road from 95 Avenue to Strathearn Drive will be closed for one night.

· Pedestrian access via the shared use path (trail) will be maintained.

 

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 https://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website https://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

(updated) February 14, 2022 – Starting on or about February 21, 2022, TransEd and EPCOR crews will be performing traffic signal lane control work on Connors Road. This work will occur at night for about 3 weeks.  To accommodate this work, one eastbound lane of Connors Road will be closed (9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.). The other eastbound lane and the westbound lane will remain open to motorists.

There will be noise associated with this work such as hydrovac/steam trucks, construction vehicles backing up, as well as other machinery moving around. In order to not interrupt traffic during the day, crews will perform this work during night hours. Crews will endeavor to perform the noisiest works as early in the evening as possible.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One eastbound lane will be closed from February 21, 2022, through about March 11, 2022, overnight from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
• There will be noise associated with this work.
• 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 https://transedlrt.ca/updates/. Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website https://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

December 3, 2021 – Starting on or about December 6, 2021, crews will perform testing and commissioning activities along the 13-kilometer Valley Line Southeast LRT. These activities include surveying and fine-tuning the track using specialized on-track mobile equipment. This work will occur intermittently for four to six weeks during the daytime, from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Road users can expect to see an on-rail specialized diesel locomotive performing minor grinding and buffing at localized areas to fine-tune the tracks. The equipment will cross the tracks at intersections periodically. Flag-persons will be on-site to assist with traffic.

There will be minimal noise associated with this work, including sounds of the slow-rolling diesel engine and grinding equipment.

There will be no pedestrian impacts.

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

We ask for your understanding and patience as testing progresses.

For the most current, up-to-date information in your area, please visit https://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

Update – This intersection will be fully open on November 21 and 22, followed by night closures November 22-25, a full closure on the weekend of November 27 and 28, and tentative night closures on November 29 and 30.

November 10, 2021 – Starting on November 14, 2021, crews will be performing rail works on 85 Street and 95 Avenue.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following ways:
• 95 Avenue, west of 85 Street: The eastbound through and left-turn traffic movement across 85 Street will be closed, motorists will be permitted to turn right onto southbound 85 Street.
• 95 Avenue, east of 85 Street: The westbound left-turn traffic movement across 85 Street will be closed.
• 85 Street, just north of 95 Avenue: Southbound traffic across 95 Avenue will be closed. Motorists will be permitted to turn right onto westbound 95 Avenue and turn left onto eastbound 95 Avenue.
• 85 Street, from 93 Avenue to 95 Avenue: One northbound through lane on 85 Street will be closed between 93 Avenue and 95 Avenue.

This work will occur at the following times:
• Nighttime closures (9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.) from Sunday, November 14 to Friday, November 19.
• All-day closure (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) from Friday, November 19 to Monday, November 22.

There is noise associated with this work, including the occasional banging of hammers and steel and the humming of equipment from the crane and or light plant.

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 https://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website https://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

Update – This work is scheduled to start on Thursday, October 7

September 27, 2021 – Starting on or about Friday, October 1, crews will be performing rail maintenance work along the 13 km alignment. The work will entail the operation of a rail grinder to grind and polish the track, improving the track performance for the trains. Work will start at the Mill Woods Stop and gradually advance to the 102 Street Stop Downtown. This work will take place during the evening and early-morning hours from approximately 6:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for a period of approximately 2 weeks. Train testing will continue during the daytime hours.

There will be noise associated with this work such as grinding from the rail grinder, along with smells associated with burning metal. TransEd is committed to doing everything possible to mitigate noise and vibrations during work in this area. The noisiest works will be completed earlier in the evening, where possible.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• There will be overnight noise, sparks, and smells associated with this work.
• Pedestrian access will be maintained.

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. TransEd will obtain necessary noise and overnight roadwork permits to minimize major daytime traffic disruptions. *City of Edmonton Bylaw C14600.
Please refer to the maps below for additional details. Thank you for your understanding and patience as the project progresses. For the most current information in your area, please visit: https://transedlrt.ca/advisories/, or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

September 24, 2021 – Starting on or about Tuesday, September 28th, 2021, TransEd will be expanding energization of the overhead wires from the Muttart Stop on 98 Avenue to the 102 Street Stop in the Downtown area. Once this is complete, the entire 13 km route, from Mill Woods to Downtown, will feature permanently energized overhead wires and ongoing train testing. Pedestrian and vehicle crossings during the initial train testing will be supported by qualified flag personnel.

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

• Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
• Stay clear of the overhead wires at all times. Coming into contact with live overhead wires can lead to serious injury or death. Keep all high reaching devices such as kites, ladders, drones, and remote-controlled planes away from the energized overhead wires.
• Stay off the tracks at all times. The only exception is when crossing the rail at a designated pedestrian walkway while following all traffic signals and signs.
• Always follow the direction of construction personnel and flaggers.
• Always follow traffic and pedestrian signs and signals.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• There will be occasional noise associated with this work, including train bell dings to alert the public of the moving train.
• There will be occasional flashing lights emitting from the trains.
• There will be minimal traffic disruption with occasional train crossings at the roadways and intersections that cross the LRT tracks.
• Flaggers will be onsite where required to ensure traffic flow and the safety of pedestrians.
• Pedestrian access will be maintained.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as the project progresses. For the most current information in your area, please visit: https://transedlrt.ca/advisories/.

Please refer to the attached maps for more details. For more information, visit our website www.transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

September 07, 2021 – Starting on or about September 14, 2021, crews will be performing paving activities on the Kâhasinîskâk Pedestrian Bridge, over Connors Road. To accommodate this work, the pedestrian trail over Connors Road will be closed for two days. This work will occur during the daytime and nighttime. Crews will be removing the existing asphalt and gravel on the first day and perform paving on the following day.

There will be noise associated with this work such as noise from excavator and gravel compaction. TransEd is committed to doing everything possible to mitigate noise and vibrations during work in this area.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• The pedestrian trail over Connors Road will be closed for two days. This work will occur during the daytime and nighttime.
• There will be day and night noise associated with this work.

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 https://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website https://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

September 7, 2021 – Starting on or about Friday, September 10th, 2021, TransEd will be expanding train testing and energization of the overhead wires on 83 Street from Argyll Road to the new Muttart Stop on 98 Avenue. Energization of this segment will mean that train testing will be occurring intermittently in this area.  Trains will be escorted by crews at all times during this testing phase.

As construction progresses, the overhead wires will be energized on a gradual basis in each area of the 13-kilometre alignment beginning in Mill Woods and ending in Downtown.

For your safety, overhead wires should always be considered energized when strung from power pole to power pole.  

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
  • Coming into contact with live overhead wires can lead to serious injury or death. Keep all high reaching devices such as ladders, drones, and remote-controlled planes away from the energized overhead wires.
  • Use designated pedestrian walkways and only cross the tracks at designated crossings.
  • Always follow the direction of construction personnel and flaggers.
  • Always follow traffic and pedestrian signs and

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

  • There will be occasional noise associated with this work, including train bell dings to alert the public of the moving train.
  • There will be occasional flashing lights emitting from the trains.
  • There will be minimal traffic disruption with occasional train crossings at the roadways and intersections that cross the LRT tracks.
  • Flaggers will be on-site where required to ensure traffic flow and the safety of pedestrians
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as the project progresses. For the most current information in your area, please visit: https://transedlrt.ca/advisories/.

Please refer to the attached maps for more details. For more information, visit our website www.transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

September 06, 2021 – Starting on or about September 10, 2021, crews will be performing finishing works at the Strathearn Stop platform including patching and grinding of the platforms. This work will take place overnight, from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am, for a total of four nights.

For the first 2 nights (September 10 and 11), the eastbound lane of 95 Avenue between 87 and 89 Streets will be closed. For the next 2 nights (September 12 and 13), the westbound lane of 95 Avenue between 87 and 89 Streets will be closed.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• For the first two nights of this work, westbound traffic will be detoured at 87 Street to access alternate westbound routes. For the last two nights of this work, eastbound traffic will be detoured at 89 Street to access alternate eastbound routes.
• There will be noise from hand tools.
• Pedestrian access will be maintained.

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 https://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website https://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

Phase 1

Phase 2

August 23, 2021 – Starting on or about August 27, 2021, crews will be performing finishing works at the Strathearn Stop platform including patching and grinding of the platforms. To accommodate this work, the west bound lane on 95 Avenue will be closed for two nights and will occur overnight, 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Subsequently, crews will continue the finishing works and close the eastbound lane on 95 Avenue for two nights.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• The west bound lane on 95 Avenue will be closed for two nights from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Subsequently, the eastbound lane on 95 Avenue will be closed for two nights.
• West bound/Eastbound traffic on 95 Avenue, between 87 Street and 89 Street will be detoured to 87 Street.
• There will be noise from hand tools.
• Pedestrian access will be maintained.

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 https://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website https://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

August 18, 2021 – Starting on or about August 23, 2021, crews will be performing road paving activities on Connors Road. To accommodate this work, one lane on Connors Road will be closed intermittently during the morning hours, from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Motorist traffic will be maintained with 3 lanes. This work is expected to last 4 weeks and will occur during the daytime.

There will be noise associated with this work; specifically, the sound of heavy equipment (engine noises), backup alarms when necessary, and pavement grinding.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One lane on Connors Road will be closed intermittently during the morning hours, from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Motorist traffic will be maintained with 3 lanes. This work is expected to last 4 weeks and will occur during the daytime.
• There will be daytime noise associated with this work.
• Pedestrian access will be maintained

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 https://transedlrt.ca/updates/.

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website https://transedlrt.ca or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.

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