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Your input is important to us. Let’s start the conversation. We want to hear from you.

The feedback received will be used in design considerations for various projects within the Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion Program. Your input will also guide the development of future communications and engagement plans, so they reflect your ideas and preferences for how you want to be involved and informed.

156 Street to St. Albert Trail

The concept plan for Yellowhead Trail at 149 Street was developed after an extensive public engagement process in 2014. The City worked closely with a group of area stakeholders and members of the public to review alternatives and develop the recommended plan.

The design phase will being in 2019 and involves public engagement. Already, some public input has been collected through engagement activities on a couple of the sub-projects.

124 Avenue

Designs will be finalized in 2018. Construction will start in 2019.

Past engagement activities in this area included:

  • Meetings with affected property owners in April 2018

A Coffee Chat engagement event was held on June 4, 2018 with the purpose of collecting input for construction considerations from local business owners/ operators.

There are no further engagement opportunities with this project. A report will be available detailing public engagement once construction decisions are made.

128 Avenue

Designs will be finalized in 2018. Construction will start in 2019.

Past engagement activities in this area included:

  • Meetings with affected property owners in May 2018
  • A “Coffee Chat” engagement event was held on July 18, 2018 with the purpose of collecting input for construction considerations from local business owners/ operators
123 Avenue

Designs will be finalized in 2019. Construction will start in 2020.

Public engagement will happen next as part of the design phase of this project. Please check back for updates on engagement opportunities.

Project Update - January 2015

Transportation Planning is focusing on refining the preferred concept plan for Yellowhead Trail at 149 Street. The preferred concept includes one-way service roads parallel to Yellowhead Trail on the north and south sides. There is no connection proposed for 149 Street across Yellowhead Trail. Transportation Planning is currently evaluating the changes that will be required to the surrounding road network to address changes in travel pattern as a result of the proposed plan.

Preferred Concept Plan

The recommended plan for Yellowhead Trail at 149 Street was developed after an extensive public engagement process. The City worked closely with a group of area stakeholders and members of the public to review alternatives and develop the recommended plan.

Public Involvement Report

Final Concept Plan - October 2015

The final concept plan was presented to the Transportation Committee on October 7, 2015.

St. Albert Trail to 97 Street

Public engagement will happen as part of the concept planning that is scheduled to begin in 2019 for the area between St. Albert Trail and 97 Street. Concept planning is an important time to provide your input and help shape Yellowhead Trail.

Please check back for information on engagement opportunities or sign-up for email updates.

97 Street to 82 Street

As part of the Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion Program, changes will be made between 97 Street and 82 Street including:

  • Planned construction on 125A Avenue
  • Removal of traffic signals at 89 Street
  • Removal of access to 89 Street from Yellowhead Trail

Drop-in Information Session - April 2019

The City held a public information session on Tuesday April 9, 2019 so the public could view the final design plans and learn about planned construction that is scheduled to begin in May. 

Event Materials:
Display Boards
Design Plan (10MB)

In October 2018, stakeholders provided feedback on the recommended design plan for the 97 Street to 82 Street project area and communications during construction. As part of the public engagement process, we are committed to reporting back on how your input was collected and used. We reported back on our Fall 2018 engagement activities at the April 2019 public information session.

What We Heard/What We Did — March 2019

Public Engagement Session - October 2018

On October 16, 2018, the City held a public engagement session to gather feedback on the design plans for Yellowhead Trail between 97 Street and 82 Street and to find out what information is important to share during construction.

Event Materials:

Display Boards
Design Plan - 97 Street to 82 Street
What We Heard/What We Did

125A Avenue Design Engagement - June 2018

On June 13, 2018 property owners and business owners/ operators from the Delton Business Area participated in a meeting with the purpose of stakeholders having a unique opportunity to provide input and witness the decision about 125A Avenue being made.

Meeting Materials:

Decision Making Factors - External Inputs
Decision Making Factors - Internal Inputs
Advanced Design Option

Business Area Workshop - May 2018

On May 22 and 24 drop-in workshops were held for stakeholders in the Delton Business Area. The purpose of these workshops was to collect input for area design plans, construction considerations and to gain specific input on the pros and cons between two different design options for 125A Avenue.

Event Materials:

Display Boards
Business Operations Questionnaire
Design Option A - Two-Way Traffic With Street Parking Removed
Design Option B - One-Way Traffic With Street Parking Remaining

Concept Plans - 2011

Following public meetings in 2011, concept plans were approved that included changes for Yellowhead Trail at 89 Street.

82 Street to 50 Street

Public Engagement - March 2019

The City held public engagement sessions on March 5 and 9 and online engagement until March 16 to gather feedback on the concept planning study for:

  • The removal of the signalized intersection at Yellowhead Trail and 66 Street
  • The closure of other nearby accesses
  • How the roads in the area are used today, and
  • How the roads might be used in the future

Event Materials

As part of the public engagement process, we are committed to reporting back on how your input was collected and used. A report detailing public engagement will be available in Spring 2019. 

Fort Road Widening (Yellowhead Trail to 66 Street)

The engagement opportunities for this area are not yet determined.

50 Street to North Saskatchewan River

The engagement opportunities for this area are not yet determined.

For More Information

Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion

Telephone

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Email yellowhead@edmonton.ca

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