Downtown Red Deer will be full of traffic delays over the next week as the city continues infrastructure maintenance.
Between 6 a.m. on Thursday, September 22 and 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 48 Avenue will be closed between 48 Street and 49 Street as construction crews working on the new provincial Justice Centre will work to dismantle the south crane.
From 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, the following roads will be closed:
51 Street between 49 Avenue and 50 Avenue
50 Street between 49 Avenue and 50 Avenue
50 Avenue between 50 Street and 51 Street
The current closure on 49 Street between 51 Avenue and 49 Avenue is now expected to be in place until Oct. 7.
The partial closure that has traffic reduced to one lane at the intersection of 49 Avenue and 49 Street has been extended and is now expected to be in place until Oct. 7.
Signs will be in place to notify motorists of all traffic disruptions. Drivers are reminded to slow down and obey all signs when driving in construction zones. Pedestrians are reminded to cross only at designated crosswalks.