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Hospital parkade construction nearing completion

July 27, 2015

Road work creates temporary disruptions for vehicle and pedestrian traffic

RED DEER – As construction on the new parkade at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre continues to move towards completion, road work is set to begin around the hospital’s main entrance.

Beginning late this week, contractors will begin work on the on the creation of entrance and exit lanes on the new parkade structure. Existing roads and sidewalks around the hospital’s main entrance that were displaced to make room for the construction site will also be repaired, and landscaping work will also be completed during this stage.

This work is expected to take six weeks to complete (weather permitting).

In order to ensure the safety of motorists and pedestrians around the construction, there will be some temporary traffic disruptions around the hospital’s main entrance.

From approximately August 1 to September 14, traffic disruptions around the hospital will include:

Patients and visitors to the hospital are advised to leave earlier than usual to get to their appointments as excavation and paving work may cause brief delays for people trying to access the facility. Motorists are also advised to follow all posted signage and personnel directing traffic.

For more information on the parkade project, visit: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/9763.asp.

Alberta Health Services is the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than four million adults and children living in Alberta. Its mission is to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans.

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