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Mark Messier Trail Planning Study Map

About the Project

Mark Messier Trail serves as an important north-south goods movement and commuter corridor connecting Edmonton to the City of St. Albert.

In order to prepare for long-term growth, the City of Edmonton has developed a recommended concept plan for Mark Messier Trail from 137 Avenue to Anthony Henday Drive.

The plan looks at long-term improvements to the corridor to accommodate traffic growth, assesses multi-modal transportation needs and addresses access requirements for existing and future industrial development.

Key issues include:

  • Operational improvements at intersections
  • Access to business areas
  • Pedestrian, cyclist and public transportation accommodation
  • Storm water management
  • Commuter connection to St. Albert and Anthony Henday Drive

Project Lifecycle - Concept Stage

Where We Are Today

The Mark Messier Trail Planning Study is in the Concept stage of the project lifecycle. It was initiated in fall 2013 and completed in spring 2014. Public participation in the concept planning process helped city planners to understand the current and future transportation needs of this corridor.

Stakeholder interviews were conducted in November and December of 2013 and was followed by an open house where information was presented about the project and  public feedback was gathered. A final concept plan was then released in March 2014.

There is no funding allocated to this project therefore there is no timeline for construction.

Project History

Project Update - March 2014

The recommended concept plan for Mark Messier Trail is now available for review.

Recommended Concept Plan

Open House - December 5, 2013

The City of Edmonton held an Open House to present options and gather public input on the concept plan for Mark Messier Trail from 137 Avenue to Anthony Henday Drive. Below is the information that was presented at the Open House.

Display Boards

Mark Messier Trail - Corridor Option 1

Mark Messier Trail - Corridor Option 2

Mark Messier Trail - Corridor Option 3

Mark Messier Trail - Intersection Options

Mark Messier Trail - Revised Left Turn Movements

For More Information

Joleen Mazurat

Title Senior Engineer
Telephone

780-944-7659

Email joleen.mazurat@edmonton.ca

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