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Fort Road Widening Project Area

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 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

  • New 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.

Fall 2020 Engagement

The City is committed to working together with users and stakeholders to gather and understand public perspectives for consideration during project design.

Between October 21 and November 4, 2020, you were asked to join the project team online to learn more and ask questions about the preliminary design, and to provide feedback through our online survey. Thank you for your feedback via the online survey and thank you to those who joined us for our online learning sessions.

Project Timeline

2020

Preliminary Design

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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