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College Drive Rollover Update

For immediate release: October 12, 2017 - 5:07pm
FR17-123

A second tanker truck is on the scene of a rollover involving a tanker truck carrying anhydrous ammonia .  The area is safe

It's hoped the off-loading process and truck removal will be complete by the morning commute.

Currently, College Drive eastbound remains closed to traffic between Circle Drive and Central Avenue.

College Drive westbound in the same location has to remain closed as a safety precaution.

The transportation division has re-timed traffic signals at key locations of College Drive & Preston Avenue; College Drive &  Circle Drive; College Drive & Central Avenue;  Central & 108th Street; Central & 105th Street ; Circle Drive & 8th Street;

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area if possible. Anyone leaving the city centre travelling eastbound on College Drive will be able to access Circle Drive and travel north or south.  

Drivers coming into the city travelling westbound on College Drive must exit at Central Avenue.

The following are suggested alternate routes:  

Residents of Brighton, Willowgrove, Arbor Creek, Erindale, and areas east of the City limits can use 8th Street to McOrmond Drive or Circle Drive to Highway 16 to Zimmerman Road (by the new Costco).  

Residents of Sutherland, Forest Grove, Silverspring, and Evergreen are encouraged to use Attridge Drive and 108th Street.