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Tour of Alberta will Cause Temporary Road Closures

Motorists are advised to keep Tour of Alberta highway closures in mind when travelling Labour Day weekend.
Sections of highway and other roadways will close temporarily to accommodate the passage of cyclists and their entourages between September 2 and 7.

Motorists can expect delays and may wish to use alternative routes. Detailed highway road closure information is available at 511 Alberta.

Stage 1: City of Grande Prairie
Wednesday, September 2, noon to 8 p.m.

  • Highway 43 will be reduced to two lanes between 106 Street and 107 Avenue from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 68 Avenue, Resource Road, and 102 Street will be closed from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 99 Avenue and 100 Avenue will be closed from noon to 8 p.m.
  • See the Stage 1 map.

Stage 1Stage 2: County of Grande Prairie

Thursday, September 3, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Highway 43 will be closed between Highway 672 (South of Hythe) and 116 Street from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Rolling closures from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Evergreen Park access /Range Road 60A, Highway 668/ Resources Road, 93 Street, Township Road 712, Range Road 72A/ Dimsdale Road, Highway 723, Township Road 721, Town of Beaverlodge, Highway 667, Highway 722, Range Road 82A, Township Road 704, Highway 666, Township Road 700, and Highway 40.
  • See the Stage 2 map.

Stage 2Stage 3: Grande Cache to Jasper National Park

Friday, September 4, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Northbound Highway 40 will be closed at the Highway 16 intersection from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Southbound Highway 40 will be closed in Grande Cache for about 30 minutes starting at 9:50 a.m. Traffic will then travel behind the cyclists and their entourages at the pace of the racers, approximately 40 km/h.
  • Westbound Highway 16 will be closed at Highway 40 at 1 p.m. for about 30 minutes.
  • Eastbound Highway 16 will be closed at Miette Road intersection from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Miette Road will be closed from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Campers, staff and guests of the Miette Hot Springs Resort will have access.
  • See the Stage 3 map.

Stage 3Stage 4: Town of Jasper to Marmot Basin

Saturday, September 5, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Connaught Drive and Patricia Street will be closed from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Rolling closures will take place on Highway 93 and Highway 93A around Horseshoe Lake between 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Traffic will move at the pace of the cyclists, approximately 40 km/h.
    Marmot Road will be closed at 2 p.m. and will reopen for shuttles and descent at 4:15 p.m.
  • See the Stage 4 map.

Stage 4Stage 5: Edson to Spruce Grove

Sunday, September 6, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Rolling closures between 10:50 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Highways 16, 16A, 22, 43, 633, 751, and 779; Range Roads 12-15, 20-25, 30-35, 40-45, 52-55, 60-62, 70-75, 81, 82, 85, 90-95, 100-105, 110-114, 120-125, 130-133, 140-145, 150-155, 160-165A, 170; Township Roads 531, 532, 532C, 533, 533A, 534, 534A, 535, 540, 541, 542, 753, 765
  • Road closures in Spruce Grove between noon and 6 p.m.
  • See the Stage 5 map.

Stage 5Stage 6: Edmonton

Monday, September 7, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Road closures on 95 Street, 100 Avenue, 102 Avenue, 102A Avenue, 103 Avenue, 103 Street, 107 Street, Bellamy Hill Road, Fortway Drive, Grierson Hill, River Valley Road, Rossdale Road, Victoria Park Road.
  • See the Stage 6 map.

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