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Downtown construction could hamper your weekend plans

Last Updated Jun 30, 2019 at 6:53 pm MDT

PHOTO: Tom Ross - 660 NEWS)

17 Ave and 14 St SW closed for long weekend

Closure in effect 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Tuesday

CALGARY – If heading downtown to 17 Ave SW is on your agenda this long weekend, a road closure could cause you some frustration.

The City is upgrading utilities and traffic lights in the area and rebuilding the road at 17 Ave SW and 14 Street SW as a part of the 17 Ave Reconstruction Project.

The intersection will be closed starting at 8 p.m. Friday and will remain closed until 5 a.m. Monday.

Traffic, transit, pedestrians, cyclists will all be expected to follow a detour set up for the duration of the closure.

There will also be parking restrictions in place.

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