UPDATE: The westbound 10 Avenue S.W. ramp reopened on June 24, 2019, according to the city. Crews “worked around the clock” over the June 22-23 weekend to get it done a few days early.
The City of Calgary is warning drivers of disruptions to major routes over the next couple of weeks as construction ramps up on Crowchild Trail.
For the upgrading project, workers will reconfigure the westbound 10 Avenue S.W. to the northbound Crowchild Trail ramp.
From June 13 at 10 p.m. to June 28 at 5 a.m., the westbound 10 Avenue S.W. to the northbound Crowchild Trail ramp will be closed.
After that is done, the westbound 10 Avenue S.W. ramp will temporarily merge onto the right-hand side of Crowchild Trail, according to the city.
The westbound Bow Trail to the northbound Crowchild Trail ramp will continue to come up into its own lane on the far left-hand side of Crowchild Trail as it does now, the city explained in a news release on Wednesday.
By the end of summer, both ramps will be reconfigured and the 10 Avenue S.W. merge condition onto Crowchild Trail will be eliminated.
Traffic from the 10 Avenue S.W. and Bow Trail ramps will join together and enter the northbound Crowchild Trail as a dedicated, added right-hand lane, the city said.
For westbound 10 Avenue traffic travelling north on Crowchild Trail:
- northbound 14 Street → westbound Memorial Drive → northbound Crowchild Trail
- note: the city will be modifying green light times along 14 Street N. to accommodate more traffic
- westbound Bow Trail → southbound 26 Street → eastbound 17 Avenue → northbound Crowchild Trail
For eastbound Bow Trail traffic travelling north on Crowchild Trail:
- northbound 16 Street → westbound Bow Trail → northbound Crowchild Trail
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