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Starting Saturday, March 2 at 5 a.m., northbound 10 Street N.W. between 5 Ave N.W. to SAIT Way N.W. will be closed to traffic for flood mitigation work. A full road closure within the work area will begin March 9-April 8. SAIT Way N.W. will remain open and accessible by traveling south on 10 St N.W. from 16 Ave N.W., ensuring access in and out of SAIT.

The Upper Plateau Separation project in Hillhurst Sunnyside consists of installing a larger, dedicated pipe that will collect and move stormwater from the communities on top of the hill directly to the Bow River, bypassing Sunnyside, to help prevent flooding in the community. It’s one of several community drainage improvements happening in the area. More information is at

Construction Impacts

March 2-8, 2024: Within the construction area, two northbound lanes on 10 St N.W. will be closed, with southbound lane and pedestrian sidewalk open for vehicles traveling southbound and pedestrians only. Cyclist detour will be in place.

March 9-April 8: Full road closure of 10 St NW within the work area, between SAIT Way N.W. and adjacent to Riley Park, north of 5 Ave N.W.

April 9: 10 Street re-opens.


Transit Impacts

Bus Routes 4 and 5 will be detoured. Route 4 stops 8046, 7672, and 8968, as well as Route 5 stops 5244, 8962, and 5245 will be temporarily closed. Full transit detour information, and temporary stop locations will be posted to and on the mobile Transit app.

The City takes all efforts to limit work to daytime hours, but for this project it is necessary to work at night to complete the work safely, efficiently, and minimize the disruption to residents and commuters in the area. This approach will lead to construction noise at night.

We want to thank residents for your patience and understanding while we complete this necessary work that will help protect the community from flood ris

Sean Chu

Sean Chu arrived in Calgary from Taiwan in 1985 speaking not a word of English, and within 7 years he was a sworn officer with the Calgary Police Service. From that point on Sean worked with the Calgary Police Service as on Officer for 21 years in a number of roles until 2013.

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