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Recommended Concept - May 2015

River Valley Road/ Groat Road Interchange recommended concept plan is now available for review.

Recommended Concept Plan

Based on the public’s feedback along with technical analysis and policy considerations, the recommended plan maintains all existing movements in the interchange with improvements to specific sections.

#1 - Upgrades to Existing Groat Road Signalized Intersection

Recommended Improvement

  • New dedicated right-turn lane for westbound traffic turning right to go north on Victoria Park Road
  • Right turn from Groat Road northbound to River Valley Road relocated
  • Widen and realign the shared-use path down to River Valley Road, reducing the steep slope

#2 - New Signalized Intersection at River Valley Road

Recommended Improvement

  • Dedicated left-turn lane added for traffic traveling River Valley Road eastbound
  • Improved pedestrian crossing at signal with curb extension

#3 - Improved Ramps Adjacent to Government House Park Access

Recommended Improvement

  • Redesigned right-turn to improve safety and sight lines
  • Standardize intersection with roads at 90°

#4 - Improvements to Victoria Park Road Westbound to Groat Road Northbound Merge

Recommended Improvement

  • Victoria Park Road merge improves safety and driver sight lines

Open House - November 19, 2014

The City of Edmonton held an Open House to allow the public to view and provide feedback on concept plan options for the River Valley Road/Groat Road Interchange. Below are the links to the presentation materials as well as any information that was distributed and displayed.

Online Survey - September 26 to October 19, 2014

An online survey looked at citizen's impressions of this river valley interchange area. 391 area residents, commuters and representatives from local organizations voiced their concerns over inadequate signage, road congestion and pedestrian and cyclist safety.

Online Survey Summary - What We Heard November 2014

For More Information

Joleen Mazurat

Title Senior Engineer
Telephone

780-944-7659

Email joleen.mazurat@edmonton.ca

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