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Fort Road Widening (Yellowhead Trail to 66 Street)
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Check out this map showing the road changes.
As of Sunday September 18, Fort Road is open to northbound and southbound traffic. 125 Avenue is closed between Fort Road and 66 Street.
The project includes the widening of Fort Road to 6 lanes from Yellowhead Trail to 66 Street. Additional changes include:
A new industrial collector road from 61 Street to 71 Street, west of Fort Road, will be constructed including a new shared-use path and sidewalk.
Construction started in spring 2021 and is expected to take 3 years to complete.
Design work, including concept plan review, to confirm design meets current standards and freeway conversion goals.
View refined concept maps:
Yellowhead Trail Is Changing
Stay informed with program updates and opportunities to have your say in shaping the new Yellowhead Trail.
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. See
Program History to learn more.
Please contact us with your Fort Road Widening questions by emailing