AREA 6 Traffic Disruptions

Whitemud Overpass

Concrete Pours

Starting on or around March 24, 2020, TransEd will be pouring concrete approach slabs for the first section of the pedestrian bridge on 66/75 Street will be installed over Whitemud Drive.   Two southbound lanes on the Whitemud Overpass will be closed from approximately 11:00p.m. to 4:00a.m. and flaggers will be on site to assist traffic as required.

This work will be repeated on or around March 31, 2020 for the second and final concrete approach slab for the pedestrian bridge span. Traffic will follow the same detour described above.

These closures will not affect the on or off ramps.

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

  • Overnight closure of two southbound lanes on the Whitemud Overpass on March 24 and 31.
  • Overnight noise
  • Flaggers will be on hand to assist with traffic flow.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.
  • ETS bus routes will be maintained.

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).

Vehicle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic disruptions will vary by location. During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel. We appreciate your patience as we build the Valley Line LRT.

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

Rehabilitation Works

Starting on or around April 6, 2020, construction to rehabilitate the Whitemud Overpass on 75/66 Street will begin. This work will occur in two phases during peak, off-peak, and overnight hours and is expected to last until Fall.
To accommodate this work, the public will be impacted in the following areas:
Phase One
On 75 Street, north of the Whitemud Overpass:

  • Traffic will be shifted to the east side of 75 St.
  • One southbound dedicated left turn lane and one southbound dedicated right turn lane will be closed.

On the Whitemud Overpass:

  • Traffic will be shifted to the east side of the overpass.
  • Two southbound dedicated left turn lanes and two northbound dedicated left turn lanes will be closed.

On 66 St, south of the Whitemud Overpass:

  • Traffic will be shifted to the east side of 66 St.
  • One northbound dedicated left turn lane and one northbound dedicated right turn lane will be closed.

Whitemud Westbound Off-Ramp

  • Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the ramp.
  • One westbound dedicated left turn lane and one westbound dedicated right turn lane will be closed.

Whitemud Westbound On-Ramp

  • Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the ramp.
  • One westbound through lane will be closed.

Whitemud Eastbound Off-Ramp

  • Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the ramp.
  • One eastbound dedicated right turn lane and one eastbound dedicated left turn lane will be closed.

Whitemud Eastbound On-Ramp

  • Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the ramp.
  • One eastbound through lane will be closed.

*Pedestrian access will vary throughout this closure.

Watch for details on Phase Two beginning this Summer.
There will be noise associated with the work. 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).

During this time please watch for, and observe, all traffic detours and direction of construction personnel. We appreciate your patience as we build the Valley Line LRT.

Please visit https://www.edmonton.ca/ets/general-service-alerts.aspx for all ETS changes and updates

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/advisories or contact us via email at info@transedlrt.ca or by phone 780-224-0964.