Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Road Closure – Poplar Drive
News Release September 15, 2010
Road Closure – Poplar Drive at 68 Avenue
Motorists are advised that Poplar Drive will be closed on Thursday, September 16 and Friday, September 17.
This closure will impact traffic flow for drivers travelling on Poplar Drive near 68 Avenue, and traffic access to Poplar Drive from 68 Avenue.
Transit bus routes 1 and 2 through this area, will also be affected. The changes are as follows:
Route 1 – 131, M15 & 141;
A temporary stop replacing 141 will be placed westbound on 65 Avenue off Poplar Drive.
When the bus is headed south on Patterson Drive, it will turn west on 72 Avenue (rather than east) and cover the Country Club loop backwards; then turn west onto 65 Avenue, down 96 Street back onto 63 Avenue and onto the route as normal.
Route 2 – 221, 225, M15, 231, 251, 253, 257 & 263;
When the bus is travelling south on Poplar Drive, it will turn east on 76 Avenue to Resources Road, east to Countryside South and then returning to Resources Road to 76 Avenue and resume the route on Poplar Drive North.
“This closure is part of the asphalt paving at the intersection of Poplar Drive at 68 Avenue,” says Steve Kay, Project Engineer. “As a result of this project the entire road width of Poplar Drive must be closed on these 2 days.”
“We thank motorists for their patience during the inconvenience as this work proceeds.”
Media enquiries may be directed to:
Steve Kay, P Eng