65th Avenue Planning Study
Queen Elizabeth II and 65th Avenue Interchange (Leduc) Functional Planning Study
STUDY OBJECTIVES AND BACKGROUND
Castleglenn Consultants Inc., on behalf of the City of Leduc, in association with Alberta Transportation and the Edmonton International Airport, is undertaking a functional planning study that is to identify the interim and ultimate requirements for the future Queen Elizabeth (QE II) and 65th Avenue interchange within the City of Leduc.
The purpose of this study was to:
- Review existing conditions, traffic operations and previous planning studies;
- Develop a short- and long-term strategy that achieves the objectives of the Provincial Highway Network; achieves the objectives of the Provincial Highway Network; can be staged to meet short-term development requirements within Leduc; integrates with the ultimate QE II collector-distributor system; and will meet the requirements of the ultimate traffic forecast;
- Carry out a comprehensive public involvement process that addresses public and safety interests and serves to build a case for the selection of the recommended solution; and
- Develop functional plans, right-of-way request plans and a final report that documents the study findings and recommendations.