Expect traffic delays at 13th Street and Bellevue Avenue

Dec 14, 2018

Expect traffic delays at the entrance to Ambleside Park starting Monday, December 17, for approximately one to two days as CN Rail crews complete upgrades to the railway crossing at 13th Street and Bellevue Avenue.

During this phase of the upgrade, work will include installation of railway signals and crossing equipment which will require some vegetation removal and excavation.

Ambleside Park will remain open to pedestrians and vehicles during the work. Vehicle traffic in and out of the park will be restricted to single-lane alternating traffic. Pedestrians will be detoured to enter the park via 14th Street.

A description of the work by location is indicated below.

North side of train tracks

  • northeast corner of 13th Street and Bellevue Avenue (Rutledge Field parking lot)
    complete vegetation removal and trimming; lock block structure construction is underway
  • northwest corner of 13th Street and Bellevue Avenue
    excavation and base installation for the overhead signal

South side of train tracks

  • southeast corner of 13th Street and Ambleside Park (just after entering the park)
    excavation work for crossing arm and pole installation; trimming of existing park tree will not be required and it will remain as is
  • southwest corner of Ambleside Park entrance
    excavation for installation of pole

Traffic control personnel will be on site to help direct traffic flow.

Thank you for your patience during this necessary upgrade.

Media Contact

Donna Powers, Director of Community Relations & Communications

604-219-4806 (cell)

604-925-7168 (office)


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