Traffic notices

Watch for equipment and construction crews at the areas listed below and always obey signs, traffic controls, and traffic control personnel.

For questions regarding traffic notices, please contact Mike Spencer at traffic@sfu.ca.

Sep. 18th Science Road Temporary Roadway Interruptions

WHEN

Saturday, September 18th (2021)

0730 - 0930 hours (approximate)

WHERE

The section of Science Road between Cemistry and Biology.

Refer to the map

WORK TO BE COMPLETED

Materials will be hoisted to the roof of Bology. This will involve crew, equipment and vehicles staged blocking the road. 

EXPECTED INTERRUPTIONS

1. The section of Science Road between Chemistry and Biology will be temporarily closed.

2. Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians will be detoured.

COMMENT

Traffic control persons will be on site to assist cyclists, motorists and pedestrians with detour routing information

Please watch for crew, temporary signs and traffic control in the above areas. 

May 25th - September 3rd South Campus Road Interruption

UPDATE 20 August 2021

As part of this project, transit buses are anticipated to return to regular bus routing service on Monday, September 6th (2021). This will mean the return of passenger drop-off and pick-up service along Tower Road and South Campus Road.

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Project:

South Campus Road Upgrade

When: 

May 25th through September 3rd (2021)

Where:

The section of South Campus Road between Gaglardi Way and Tower Road

Refer to the map

Work to be completed:

1. South Campus Road will be upgraded and repaved. This will involve the removal of existing pathways, sidewalks, curbs and road surface. The project will include construction of a multi-use path, sidewalk adjustments, parking space adjustments and the regrading and repaving of the road surface. There will be construction equipment, vehicles and crew working in the area throughout the project period.

2. During the above, a pedestrian path will be paved along the south side of Greenhouse Lane from South Campus Road to Nelson Way, ending near the Discovery 2 Building. 

Expected interruption:

1. Access to and along South Campus Road will be limited to local traffic only (eg... project construction vehicles, deliveries, emergency vehicles and service vehicles). 

2. Access to Science Road will be limited to local traffic only (eg... project construction vehicles, deliveries, emergency vehicles and service vehicles).

3. The parking zone along South Campus Road, by TASC2, will not be available to park.

4. Transit buses will be rerouted with no service provided at stops along Tower Road, South Campus Road and departure bay 1 at the Transportation Centre. This will be in effect throughout the project period. To note:

- A temporary bus stop will be in place north of the Transportation Centre along University Drive West for community members to board a bus heading off campus. Refer to the map.

- Regular bus service to and from the east campus bus exchange beside Strand Hall will continue.

5. Due to related construction activity, traffic interruptions along Gaglardi Way and Tower Road can be expected.  

6. South Campus Road will be closed to cyclists and pedestrians. Please plan for alternate routing.

7. Single lane traffic can be expected along Greenhouse Lane during path installation activity in the area.

Comment:

Watch for equipment, construction vehicles, signs and crew working in the above areas.

Dec 2020 - October 2022 University Drive West and Parkade Temporary Roadway Interruptions

When:

December 2020 - October 2022

Where:

1. The section of University Drive West between Gaglardi Way and West Campus Road.

2. The north access road to and from the West Parkade.

3. Visitor North (VN) parking lot.

Refer to map.

Work to be completed: 

Construction of SFU Residences, Phase 2.

Expected Interruption:

1. Traffic delays can be expected along Univesity Drive West when construction vehicles are entering and exiting the construction site.

2. Alternating single lane traffic control can be expected along University Drive West.

3. The West Parkade access road will be lessened to two lanes (1 lane IN and 1 lane OUT).

4. A crosswalk at the intersection of University Drive West and West Parkade access lane will be temproarily removed for the construction period to accommodate construction activities.

5. The elevated sidewalk on the west side of the West Parkade access lane will be removed and reconfigured as part of the project.

6. A section of the VN parking lot has been blocked off and will be used as a construction staging area. Public parking in the fenced area will not be available during the project period.

Refer to the map.

Comment:

1. Transit bus routing and scheduling is not expected to be affected by thig project.

2. A temporary (separated) pedestrian path will be set up along the east side of the West Parkade access lane to maintain pedestrian routing between the parkade and the sidewalk north of the West Mall Centre. Pedestrians are asked to cross University Drive West at marked crosswalks.

3. During the work day, traffic control personnel will be on site to assist cyclists and pedestrians with detour routing.

Watch for equipment, construction vehicles, signs and crew working in the above areas.