Major Lane Closure, 75 Street and Wagner Road

October 07, 2021 – Starting on or about October 9, 2021, crews will be performing paving activities at the intersection of 75 Street and Wagner Road. To accommodate this work, one southbound through lane, one northbound through lane, and one northbound dedicated left turn lane on 75 Street will be closed for four days. This work will occur during the day and nighttime.

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 southbound through lane, one northbound through lane, and one northbound dedicated left turn lane on 75 Street will be closed for four days. This work will occur during the day and nighttime.
• There will be day and occasional overnight 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.

October 07, 2021 – Starting on or about October 10, 2021, crews will be performing paving activities at the intersection of 75 Street and Roper Road. To accommodate this work, one southbound through lane and one northbound through lane on 75 Street will be closed for four days. This work will occur during the day and nighttime.

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 southbound through lane, one northbound through lane on 75 Street will be closed for four days. This work will occur during the day and nighttime.
• There will be day and occasional overnight 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.

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 10, 2021 – Starting on or about September 16, 2021, crews will be installing the permanent motorist and pedestrian traffic signals at the intersection of Roper Road and 75 Street. To accommodate this work, there will be intermittent single lane closures in each direction at the intersection of Roper Road and 75 Street. This work will occur overnight (9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.) for one night.

There will be noise associated with this work – mainly the noise from the use of an impact gun to tighten bolts
To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• Intermittent single-lane closures in each direction at the intersection of Roper Road and 75 Street. This work will occur overnight (9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.) for one night.
• There will be overnight noise associated with this work.
• Two of the four pedestrian access will be maintained during this work. After the work is complete, all four pedestrian accesses will be open for use.

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 23, 2021 – Starting on or about Friday, August 27, 2021, TransEd will be expanding its train testing and energization of the overhead wires for the Valley Line Southeast LRT.  The testing and energization will occur on 75 Street and the elevated guideway to 83 Street, north of Argyll Road.  Train testing will take place on the tracks on an intermittent basis after the energization is completed.

As construction progresses, the overhead wires are gradually being energized 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 that coming into contact with live overhead wires can lead to serious injury or death. Please be aware of your surroundings. Keep all high reaching devices such as ladders, drones and remote-controlled planes away from the energized overhead wires.
  • Pedestrians should be aware of their surroundings at all times. Pay attention to traffic and pedestrian signals that will permit you to cross safely at intersections.
  • Always follow the direction of construction personnel and flaggers.
  • Always follow traffic and pedestrian signs and signals.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as the project progresses.

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

Please refer to the attached map for more details. For more information, visit our website 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 October 25

August 17, 2021 – Starting on or about September 09, 2021, crews will be performing concrete works on the medians on Whitemud Drive. To accommodate this work, one lane in each direction on Whitemud Drive (just west of 75 Street) will be closed for 2 weeks. Work will occur primarily during the daytime with occasional night work.

There will be noise associated with this work such as that from a concrete truck and gravel compaction.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One lane in each direction on Whitemud Drive (just west of 75 Street) will be closed for 2 weeks.
• There will be day and occasional overnight 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.

July 14, 2021 – Starting on or about July 20, 2021, TransEd will remove ten trees along 75 Street, just south of Wagner Road (map below). This work will take approximately 8 hours to complete. Work will occur during the daytime hours only.

All trees will be removed by a professional arborist. These trees were left in place for as long as possible but need to be removed to accommodate the installation of light signal poles on 75 Street.

TransEd is planting 10,852 trees 85,767 shrubs, and grasses covering approximately 22,070 m2 along the entire 13-kilometer alignment. In addition, TransEd is restoring native forests. Native seeds were collected from Edmonton’s River Valley and planted in greenhouses, those trees and plants will be replanted within the project area in the river valley. This reforestation will enhance the ecological integrity and biodiversity of Edmonton’s urban forest and reduce Edmonton’s carbon footprint.

With respect to tree removal:
• TransEd is committed to removing as few trees as possible.
• TransEd is aware of the residences in the area and will reduce noise as best possible.
• All trees will be removed by a professional arborist.

You can read more about our tree removal policies on our website:
https://transedlrt.ca/resources/trees-and-the-valley-line-lrt/

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

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.

July 12, 2021 – Starting on or about July 19, 2021, crews will be applying the weed spray Trillion (a broad leaf herbicide used to treat noxious weeds) on 75 Street, just north of Roper Road to 51 Avenue. This work will take approximately two days. Work will occur during the daytime hours only, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Although not generally harmful to people and pets, please avoid walking in the area that has been sprayed until it has dried (temperature and humidity will impact dry time).

TransEd has an Integrated Pest Management Plan with the goal to minimize the use of pesticides and to use them as a last resort after mechanical and other measures have been used or if deemed required by the Alberta Weed Control Act. All herbicide applications are reviewed by the City of Edmonton before spraying commences and notices are sent to the public. All applications must follow provincial and federal regulations and must utilize a licensed applicator to do so. Areas with exemptions are not sprayed.

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.

July 07, 2021 – Starting on or about July 10, 2021 crews will be performing road patching at the intersection of Wagner Road and 75 Street. To accommodate this work, one northbound lane and one southbound lane on 75 Street will be closed intermittently. Two-way traffic will always be maintained. This work will occur for one day only, during the daytime hours (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.).

There will be day and night noise associated with this work such as backup beeper alarms. 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:
• one northbound lane and one southbound lane on 75 Street will be closed intermittently. Two-way traffic will always be maintained. This work will occur for one day only, during the daytime hours (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.).
• Flaggers will be on-site to assist with traffic.
• 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.

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.

May 31, 2021 – Starting on or about June 2, 2021, crews will be applying the weed spray Trillion (a broad leaf herbicide used to treat noxious weeds) on 75 Street, between Roper Road and 51 Avenue. This work will take approximately two days. Work will occur during the daytime hours only, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Although not generally harmful to people and pets, please avoid walking in the area that has been sprayed until it has dried (temperature and humidity will impact dry time).

TransEd has an Integrated Pest Management Plan with the goal to minimize the use of pesticides and to use them as a last resort after mechanical and other measures have been used or if deemed required by the Alberta Weed Control Act. All herbicide applications are reviewed by the City of Edmonton before spraying commences and notices are sent to the public. All applications must follow provincial and federal regulations and must utilize a licensed applicator to do so. Areas with exemptions are not sprayed.

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.

May 28, 2021 – Starting on or about June 4, 2021, crews will be performing rail maintenance at the intersection of 75 Street and 51 Avenue. To accommodate this work, one northbound lane on 75 Street will be closed for one night only, from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

There will be minimal noise associated with this work, including hand tools.

To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
• One northbound lane on 75 Street will be closed for one night only, from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
• Flaggers will be on site to assist with traffic.
• Pedestrian access will be maintained.

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

We ask for your understanding and patience as construction progresses.

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).

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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