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Project Area from 82 Street to 50 Street

Check out this map showing the proposed road changes.

Proposed Changes

Fort Road
The project includes the widening of Fort Road to 6 lanes from Yellowhead Trail to 66 Street. Additional improvements include:

  • Widening of the CN Rail underpass 

  • Increased CN Rail underpass clearance by lowering Fort Road

  • New shared-use path on the west side of Fort Road

  • New sidewalk on the east side of Fort Road

125 Avenue
A new industrial collector road from 61 Street to Fort Road will be constructed including a new shared-use path and sidewalk.

Project Timeline

2019-2020

Design work, including concept plan review, to confirm design meets current standards and freeway conversion goals.

View refined concept maps:
Fort Road
125 Avenue

2015

2012

125 Avenue (east of 66 Street) concept plans developed

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. See Program History to learn more.

In order to meet physical distancing requirements to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City is not holding in-person public engagement at this time. We value your input and encourage you to participate in future engagement opportunities when they are available.

Please contact us with your Fort Road Widening questions by emailing yellowhead@edmonton.ca.

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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