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Project Area from 156 Street to St. Albert Trail

Check out this map showing proposed changes from 156 Street to St. Albert Trail.

Public Information Session - October 2019

A public information session was held on October 28, 2019 to view the design plan for changes happening along 123 Avenue.

Event Materials:
Display Boards 
Design Plan (12MB)
What We Heard/What We Did


About the Project Area

Modifications will be made to 3 roads running parallel to Yellowhead Trail to support new traffic patterns. Road changes planned for 123 Avenue include:

  • A new sidewalk along 123 Avenue to support pedestrian movements in the area

  • Intersection modifications for truck turning movements with new centre concrete medians

  • 4 lanes (2 lanes in each direction) from 156 Street to 149 Street and 2 lanes (1 in each direction) from 149 Street to 142 Street with a third (centre) lane as a 2-way left turn

  • Addition of 2 dedicated right-turn lanes at the eastbound and westbound approaches to the 156 Street intersection

  • Removal of on-street parking along the avenue to support roadway changes

  • Roadway and sidewalk changes that may impact City boulevard trees - an assessment will be completed prior to final design

  • Removal of the existing out-of-service railway crossing east of 145 Street

Where We Are Now

Design work began in 2019 with construction planned to begin in 2020.

Public Engagement

Engagement information for all of the Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion projects can be found at Public Engagement. This includes engagement opportunities and reports for projects that make up the conversion of Yellowhead Trail.

Yellowhead Trail Is Changing

Stay informed with program updates and opportunities to have your say in shaping the new Yellowhead Trail.

For More Information

Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion




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