Southeast Boundary Road (Pioneer Road)

This project includes completing 300m of new arterial road to connect the Highway 2A and Southfork Road intersection to the future Meadowview Stage 17 development, as well as the construction of a new railway grade crossing. The subdivision developer is completing this construction on behalf of the City of Leduc. This road has officially been renamed Pioneer Road.

Timeline: Spring - fall 2020

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Project Updates

*Updates provided on a regular basis

Date Status Details
September 14, 2020 On-time Final lift of pavement at the grade crossing and line painting are complete. Pioneer Road has opened to local traffic. Some work remains, including the remaining landscaping and completion of the multiway between Southfork and the Pioneer Road grade crossing.
September 2, 2020 On-time Installation of a culvert east of the rail crossing is complete. Construction of a slab-on-concrete median through the rail crossings is currently underway, with the remaining asphalt to complete the crossing and multiway expected next week. Landscaping is ongoing along Pioneer Road and is expected to be complete by the end of next week. 
July 22, 2020 On-time Construction of the multiway has begun along Pioneer Road, with the first section of the multiway planned to be completed next week. A section of the concrete median along the road was vandalized after it had been poured, which will result in a portion of the median being removed and replaced. The west road tie-in to the grade crossing is expected to be completed next week, with the east section being completed in a couple of weeks. 
July 8, 2020 On-time CP Rail has installed the grade crossing surface ahead of their proposed schedule. The first lift of asphalt has been placed on Pioneer Road with the approach to the railway grade crossing to be completed. The multiway along Pioneer Road,  landscaping and remaining asphalt are to be completed over the next couple of weeks prior to the road opening to the public.
June 24, 2020 On-time Conrete medians and curbs have been completed on Pioneer Road. Asphalt is expected (weather depending) later this week, up to CP Rails Right of Way. CP Rail's signal infrastructure has been completed and tested. Until CP Rail is able to install the crossing surface, the grade crossing will remain closed.
June 17, 2020 On-time

Modifications to the traffic signals at Hwy2A and Southfork Road will begin this week to allow for the future east access. CP Rail and the City will be testing the rail signal infrastructure Friday June 19th, commissioning to follow once construction is completed. Concrete curbs have been poured along Pioneer Road, remaining gravel and first lift of asphaslt to occur within the next couple of weeks. 

June 6, 2020 On-time Subgrade of the roadway that was previously brought to grade last year has now been stabilized and the granular base course has been placed and complacted. Concrete curb and median string lines have been placed with concrete pours expecting to take place in the coming weeks. CP Rail has begun the installation of their grade crossing infrastructure. Gate arms, flashing lights and bells, and the CP signal bungalow has now been installed. The crossing service is to be installed in the coming weeks.
Oct. 24, 2019 In Progress Underground installation is complete. CP Rail will begin removing overhead lines this week, and grade crossing construction will begin the final week of October.
Sept. 30, 2019 In Progress Underground installations are ongoing. Watermains are being pressure tested and services to several lots have been installed. Road construction is set to begin this week within the neighbourhood. CP Rail has installed their new underground cable at the grade crossing. Once the cable has been commissioned and the overhead cable is removed, construction of the grade crossing can begin. 
Sept. 9, 2019 In Progress Undergrant installations are ongoing. CP Rail will begin transitioning overhead communications cables underground to allow crossing construction to begin. Grading work is still ongoing.
Aug. 28, 2019 In Progress Underground installation has begun in the neighbourhood development, starting at the north limit and working south towards the boundary road. Surface contractor will work on the road in early September.
Aug. 9, 2019 In Progress Contractor has begun preparing for underground installation, which will begin once conditions are drier.
July 24, 2019 In Progress Grading has progressed due to warmer weather. Underground installation is scheduled to begin in August and road construction will follow.
Jult 17, 2019 Delayed Project is delayed due to weather. Road grading to be complete, weather dependent. Once grading is finished, underground installations begin. 
June 27, 2019 In Progress Grading is ongoing. Weather has impacted progress, but the project remains on track.
June 18, 2019 In Progress Grading is ongoing. Underground isntallations will begin July with road construction to follow.
June 7, 2019 In progress Developer is currently grading the site. Road construction will take place in the summer once a Development Agreement is in place.
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