Construction Update - August 2016
Construction of the 53 Avenue Bridge over Whitemud Drive is progressing on schedule. The rehabilitation of the north half (Phase 1) of the 53 Avenue bridge was completed in mid-July. Rehabilitation of the south half (Phase 2) is in progress, and girders were erected last week. Only intermittent nighttime impacts to Whitemud Drive are expected for the remainder of the project.
The following traffic impacts on Whitemud Drive will be required for the remaining major activities:
- Concrete deck pours – from the last week of August through the first week of September, traffic on Whitemud Drive will be reduced to single lanes in each direction nightly.
- Removal & restoration of the Whitemud Drive cross-overs – from the last week of September through the first week of October, traffic on Whitemud Drive will be reduced to single lanes in each direction nightly.
We expect that the traffic on the Whitemud Drive will be fully restored with original line markings and lane widths in place by the second week of October 2016.