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Fort Road Widening Project Area

Check out this map showing the proposed road changes.

Online Pre-construction Information - June 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined the Online Pre-construction Information Session on June 1, 2021. The project team presented the construction staging schedule and answered questions from event participants. 

If you were unable to attend, please watch the information session recording.

Proposed Changes

Fort Road

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

  • Improved sidewalk on the east side of Fort Road

125 Avenue

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.

Project Timeline

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2021

We have now completed design plans for Fort Road and 125 Avenue. Construction is scheduled to start in spring 2021 and is expected to take 3 years to complete.

View the final design plan for Fort Road and 125 Avenue.

2020

Preliminary design and public engagement took place.

View the developed design plan for Fort Road and 125 Avenue.

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

Yellowhead Trail Is Changing

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

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.

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

For More Information

Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion

Telephone

311

Email yellowhead@edmonton.ca

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