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Project Update - July 2017

Fort Road from the south 18 Street intersection to the north 18 Street intersection will be closed for six weeks for rehabilitation starting July 15. Follow detour signage to access Alberta Hospital.

195 Avenue/Manning Drive Bridge over Horse Hills Creek will be closed for replacement starting July 24. 

Construction on 18 Street began in June.

On June 6, the City shared the final project plans, traffic impacts and detours, and construction staging information. The pre-construction information session related to the upgrades for the Manning Drive intersection and 195 Avenue which begin in 2017.

Meeting Materials:

Display Boards

Fact Sheet

In 2017 the City of Edmonton will begin construction on the following northeast rural roads:

  • Intersection improvements at Manning Drive/18 Street
  • Rehabilitation of 195 Avenue from 18 Street to Horse Hill Creek
  • Rehabilitation/widening of 18 Street from 167 Avenue to Fort Road

About the Project

Manning Drive is an important commuter and goods movement corridor in Edmonton’s northeast. It connects to Fort Saskatchewan, Gibbons and Alberta Industrial Heartland. This area of the City will be experiencing tremendous growth over the next few years, including the neighbourhood of Horse Hill and the Edmonton Energy and Technology Park (EETP). This future growth will necessitate upgrades to Manning Drive to create a fully free-flow corridor with accesses provided through interchanges at Meridian Street (1 Street) and at Highway 28A in the long term. A flyover will also be constructed at the current intersection of 18 Street and Manning Drive (Highway 15) once alternate access to the area is established. A safety review of the area was conducted in 2015.

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For More Information

Lisa Erickson

Infrastructure Delivery

Title Construction Project Manager
Telephone

780-944-7893

Email lisa.erickson@edmonton.ca

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