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Project Update - September 2014

Work completed in September includes:

  • Installation of landscaping topsoil and hydroseed.
  • Milling and overlay on Whitemud Drive.
  • Slabs on medians and islands along Whitemud Drive.

Project Update - August 2014

  • Paving of Guardian Road has been completed.
  • Concrete base has been installed and paving completed on Whitemud Drive.
  • Concrete work for Whitemud Drive medians and island slabs is ongoing.


  • Install topsoil and hydroseed along Whitemud Drive.

Project Update - July 2014

  • Concrete and asphalt overlay completed on Guardian Road and Whitemud Drive.
  • Landscaping completed (topsoil and hydroseed).
  • Completion of any remaining mill and overlay work on Whitemud Drive is scheduled for August.

Various Lane Closures, Lewis Estates Boulevard - May 20-31, 2014

There will be several upcoming closures as part of the ongoing arterial roadway widening of Lewis Estates Boulevard/Guardian Road.

Starting Tuesday, May 20 at 9am, the following closures will be in place:

  • Lewis Estates Boulevard from Potter Greens Drive to Suder Greens Drive will be totally closed northbound however southbound traffic will be maintained. Motorists are advised to detour using Winterburn Road and Breckenridge Drive.
  • Lewis Estates Boulevard from Whitemud Drive to Breckenridge Drive will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Motorists are advised to detour using Winterburn Road. A single left-turn lane going from southbound to eastbound will be maintained.

This construction is a continuation of work that began in 2013.

January 2014 - Project Update

  • Work is to resume in the spring once the frost has left the ground - approximately May 15, 2014
  • Road work will primarily focus on widening Guardian Road from south of Granville Drive to south of Grantham Drive and the Whitemud Drive eastbound and westbound intersection approaches
  • Landscaping/tree planting to follow either in the fall of 2014 or spring of 2015

October 2013 - Construction Update

  • Crews are in the process of completing planned 2013 construction with winterization of the site to follow.
  • 2013 work to be completed includes all of the widening on the west side of Guardian Road/Lewis Estates Boulevard from north of Potter Greens Drive/Breckenridge drive to south of Granville Drive.
  • 2014 work to begin in the spring includes widening the Whitemud Drive intersection approaches/departures and the widening on the east side of Guardian Road south of Granville Drive tying into Garnett Way/Graham Gate.
  • Winterization of the site consists of placing mini barriers over the winter to channelize and direct traffic at the transitions between the old and new road alignments.

August 2013 - Construction Update

  • Removal of remaining Lewis Estates entrance feature at northwest corner of Whitemud Drive.
  • Upcoming completion of 2013 sewer installations (catch basins, leads and 2014 stub outs) and road sub-grade.
  • EPCOR signal pole relocation underway.
  • Guardian Road from Granville Drive to Whitemud Drive will be open by end of September.

July 2013 - Construction Update

  • EPCOR signal pole relocation.
  • Installation of mainline sewer from Granville Drive to Whitemud Drive.
  • Signal installation at Whitemud Drive, Granville Drive, Potter Greens Drive.
  • Construction began on July 8.

March 2013

On Wednesday, March 20, the City met with residents and stakeholders to discuss the proposed changes to Guardian Road/Lewis Estates Blvd. The following display boards were presented and outline to overall plan for the project.

Preliminary Plan

August 2012 - Concept Planning Study Complete

The City of Edmonton has completed the concept planning study for the widening of Guardian Road and Lewis Estates Boulevard, from Grantham Drive to Potter Greens Drive.

Preliminary and detailed design will be undertaken over the next several months. Construction is anticipated to begin in spring of 2013. An open house will be held during the preliminary design phase to present the final approved plans to area stakeholders.

Concept Phase - Summary

Concept Plans

Open House - Comment Summary

June 2012 - Information Session

On June 26, 2012, the City of Edmonton held a Public Meeting for residents and business owners to learn more about the widening of Guardian Road/Lewis Estates Boulevard. City representatives and consultants were available to provide details on the project and to answer questions from the 113 residents who attended the meeting.

Public Meeting Presentation

Draft Plan

For More Information

Keith Teeuwsen




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