CSCE Edmonton Tech Tour - Metro LRT Extension

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CSCE Edmonton Tech Tour - Metro LRT Extension

Join us on a site tour of the new Metro LRT Extension hosted by PCL Construction.

By Canadian Society for Civil Engineering - Edmonton Section

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Date and time

Fri, Apr 21, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM MDT


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  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The CSCE Edmonton Section and Young Professionals group invites you to tour the new Metro LRT Extension.

PPE is required. Please bring your own PPE. - Steel toed boots, hard hats, safety goggles, gloves, hi vis vest.

Meeting location main gate at 120ave/109 street at 12:45 pm. A site map including parking locations will be shared with atttendees.

The tour will take approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.

We hope to see to there.

For additional information please contact Frank Hui at

Project Profile:

The Metro Line Northwest corridor will extend the existing line from NAIT, through Blatchford, then north to 113A street where it will connect to key activity centres including Griesbach.

The line will continue north along 113A street until the proposed Castle Downs Transit Centre at 153 avenue, and then west where it will end at the Nakî Transit Centre & Park and Ride at Campbell Road. It will feature 9 transit centres.

The Metro Line expansion will occur in 3 phases:Phase 1 – NAIT to Blatchford (Under Construction)Phase 2 - Blatchford to Castle Downs (funded for land acquisition)Phase 3 – Castle Downs to Campbell Road

Construction on the Metro Line to Blatchford started in 2020. The extension is anticipated to open in 2025. Construction work for 2023 will include:- Work on the interiors and exteriors of the NAIT and Blatchford Utility complexes.- Work on the unique "transit mall" in Blatchford which includes a pedestrian sidewalk and commuter cycle track running adjacent to the LRT tracks.- Installation of solar panels at the NAIT and Blatchford Stations- Installation of the remaining Overhead Catenary System poles that will supply power to the trains.- The installation of LRT signals, traffic signals, sidewalks, Shared Use Path (SUP), and landscaping.

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