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Project Area from 82 Street to 50 Street

Check out this map showing the proposed road changes.

Proposed Changes

Concept planning is complete for the roadways between 82 Street and 50 Street and includes:

  • Removal of the signalized intersection at Yellowhead Trail and 66 Street 

  • Partial interchange at 66 Street with a flyover (overpass) over Yellowhead Trail

map of 66 Street traffic flow in concept design

see detailed concept map

Concept Highlights

  • Constructed using both retaining walls and landscaped slopes to minimize cost and visual impact

  • Provides access to Yellowhead Trail eastbound from both 66 Street northbound and southbound via new ramp

  • Provides westbound access onto and off of Yellowhead Trail at the new 61 Street/125 Avenue collector road

  • Includes closure of all streets, alleys and driveways along Yellowhead Trail between 68 Street and 62 Street

  • Includes closure of 122 Avenue both east and west at 66 Street

  • Provides new shared-use path along the west side of 66 Street for pedestrian and cycle connections across Yellowhead Trail

  • Requires changes to some area business accesses

  • Requires some private property along 66 Street

Concept Plan

Project Timeline

Project Lifecycle Design

2021

Design is anticipated to begin, including public engagement opportunities.

2019

Phase 2 Engagement: Configuration Options and Evaluations

What We Heard Report

Public Engagement

The City values public input and recognizes its importance in identifying the needs of all Yellowhead Trail road users, area residents and businesses. Each segment of the Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion Program is being built to balance the roadway requirements with community, business and commuter needs.

Public engagement on the preliminary design will begin in 2021.

Phase 3: Final Concept
September to October 2019
What We Heard

See Program History to learn more.

Yellowhead Trail Is Changing

Stay informed with program updates and opportunities to have your say in shaping the new Yellowhead Trail.

For More Information

Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion

Telephone

311

Email yellowhead@edmonton.ca

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