Several road and pathway closures in Airdrie in the coming weeks and months may impact motorists and residents; starting with today's temporary pathway closure of Luxstone Boulevard.

The closure will last till June 19 and is for a stormwater system rehabilitation project. On Saturday and Sunday this weekend, lane closures on Main Street South will occur to accommodate construction activities for the Library and Multi-use Facility. Another lane closure is scheduled for the following weekend, on May 11 and 12.

Next Monday, a temporary alley closure will begin on Waterstone Gate and last till June 24, to accommodate the installation of an oil and grit separator.

Motorists are also reminded that for those travelling north of Airdrie, there are bridge maintenance operations on the QEII near Carstairs which will impact both southbound and northbound traffic on the QEII as well as eastbound and westbound traffic on Highway 581. The work is expected to last until May 27.

Lane closures will be in effect on Highway 581 over the bridge and traffic will have a shoulder closure. Speed limits will be reduced to 50 km/hr within the work zone.

"Flag persons may be present during this phase of the work. Motorists are asked to be cautious when driving past workers, be prepared to stop and obey all posted construction signs and speed limits while driving through this area," 511 Alberta reported.

There will also be intermittent lane closures in effect for the QEII northbound and southbound lanes starting next Monday, May 6, but these will only be in effect during the night-time hours, which include Monday to Thursday nights 8 p.m. to 7 a.m., as well as Friday nights 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. Saturday night lane closures will occur from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m., while on Sunday nights the lane closures will begin at 9 p.m. and last till 7 a.m.

"Speed limits on the QEII will be reduced to 50 km/hr with lane widths reduced to 3.7 m. Obey all posted construction signs and speed limits while driving through this area."

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