Trail Closure – Louise McKinney Riverfront Park (Updated)

Noise, Notice, Testing, Trails

(Updated) June 7, 2022 – Beginning on or about July 4, 2022, crews will be working during the day to complete minor excavation in Louise McKinney Riverfront Park on the north side of the Tawatinâ Bridge. This work is expected to last approximately 3 days.

To accommodate this work, some trails (marked in red on the map below) will be closed. The trails marked in green on the map will not be closed; however equipment will occasionally access the work area using the trails. The shared use path beneath the bridge will remain open at all times.

This work is for post construction bridge and tunnel testing activities and includes small, localized excavations to inspect buried infrastructure. There will be noise associated with this work from excavation equipment.

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

  • At all times during this work, the upper shared use path (SUP) passing beneath the Tawatinâ Bridge will be closed to trail users.
  • The lower shared use path will be occasionally used for equipment access.
  • The underslung SUP beneath the Tawatinâ Bridge will remain open at all times
  • Access to the upper trail in Louise McKinney Riverfront Park will be via the lower trails shown in green and via the existing trails and stairs connecting to the Chinese Garden within the park.
  • Flag persons will be present to direct trail and park users to adjacent river valley trail pedestrian detour routes, and to escort all equipment in and out of the work areas.
  • There will be noise associated with this work from construction equipment.

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

TransEd is committed to following all City of Edmonton bylaws and regulations and has obtained an overnight noise permit. *City of Edmonton Bylaw C14600.

We ask for your understanding and patience as construction on the Valley Line Southeast LRT nears completion.

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