109 Street, Edmonton

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109 Street
109 Street, Edmonton is located in Edmonton
109 Street, Edmonton
109 Street, Edmonton
Start/End points of of 109 Street
Former name(s) 9th Street (Edmonton)
5th Street W (Strathcona)[1]
Maintained by City of Edmonton
Length 8.7 km[2] (5.4 mi)
Location Edmonton
South end 52 Avenue
Major
junctions
61 Avenue, Whyte Avenue, Saskatchewan Drive, 97 Avenue, Jasper Avenue, 111 Avenue, Kingsway Avenue
North end Princess Elizabeth Avenue
(City Centre Airport)
109 Street at 87 Avenue near the Garneau Theatre.
109 Street, (Garneau Theatre in center).
109 Street leaving the High Level Bridge.

109 Street is an arterial road in central Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It takes travelers out of Downtown to the south to Old Strathcona, and to the north to the Kingsway area, it passes several Edmonton landmarks including the Garneau Theatre, Alberta Legislature Building, MacEwan University, RCMP "K" Division Headquarters, and Kingsway Mall. It is a one-way street, southbound, from 97 Avenue to Saskatchewan Drive (88 Avenue), to cross the North Saskatchewan River on the narrow High Level Bridge, before Edmonton's amalgamation with Strathcona in 1912, the Edmonton portion was known as 9th Street while the Strathcona portion was known as 5th Street W.[1] 109 Street between Whyte Avenue and Kingsway is part of the original alignment of Highway 2 through Edmonton, the designation was moved to Whitemud Drive in the 1980s.[3]

Neighbourhoods[edit]

The High Level Bridge Waterfall

List of neighbourhoods 109 Street runs through, in order from south to north:[4]

Major intersections[edit]

This is a list of major intersections, starting at the south end of 109 Street,[4] the entire route is in Edmonton.

km[2] mi Destinations Notes
0.0 0.0 52 Avenue At-grade; begins as residential road
53°29′22″N 113°30′43″W / 53.48944°N 113.51194°W / 53.48944; -113.51194 (109 x 52)
0.5 0.31 57 Avenue At-grade (four-way stop)
53°29′39″N 113°30′43″W / 53.49417°N 113.51194°W / 53.49417; -113.51194 (109 x 57)
1.0 0.62 61 Avenue (to 111 Street) At-grade with jughandle (traffic lights); becomes arterial road
53°29′54″N 113°30′43″W / 53.49833°N 113.51194°W / 53.49833; -113.51194 (109 x 61)
2.6 1.6 76 Avenue At-grade (traffic lights)
53°30′44″N 113°30′43″W / 53.51222°N 113.51194°W / 53.51222; -113.51194 (109 x 76)
2.8 1.7 University Avenue / 78 Avenue At-grade
53°30′51″N 113°30′43″W / 53.51417°N 113.51194°W / 53.51417; -113.51194 (109 x University)
3.2 2.0 Whyte (82) Avenue At-grade (traffic lights)
53°31′5″N 113°30′43″W / 53.51806°N 113.51194°W / 53.51806; -113.51194 (109 x Whyte)
3.8 2.4  87 Avenue – University of Alberta, University of Alberta Hospital At-grade (traffic lights)
53°31′23″N 113°30′43″W / 53.52306°N 113.51194°W / 53.52306; -113.51194 (109 x 87)
3.9 2.4  Walterdale Hill / Saskatchewan Drive (to Hwy 2 south) At-grade (traffic lights); one-way transition
53°31′26″N 113°30′43″W / 53.52389°N 113.51194°W / 53.52389; -113.51194 (109 x Saskatchewan)
Northbound traffic follows Walterdale Hill • Southbound traffic follows 109 Street
88 Avenue Southbound right-in/right-out
4.3–
5.1
2.7–
3.2
High Level Bridge crosses the North Saskatchewan River53°31′50″N 113°30′39″W / 53.53056°N 113.51083°W / 53.53056; -113.51083 (109 x High Level)
5.3 3.3 97 Avenue At-grade (traffic lights)
53°32′3″N 113°30′31″W / 53.53417°N 113.50861°W / 53.53417; -113.50861 (109 x 97)
Two-way traffic resumes
5.7 3.5  99 Avenue – Grandin station, Alberta Legislature Building At-grade (traffic lights)
53°32′14″N 113°30′30″W / 53.53722°N 113.50833°W / 53.53722; -113.50833 (109 x 99)
6.1 3.8  Jasper Avenue (to Hwy 16A west) – Corona station At-grade (traffic lights)
53°32′27″N 113°30′30″W / 53.54083°N 113.50833°W / 53.54083; -113.50833 (109 x Jasper)
6.4 4.0 102 Avenue – NorQuest College, Edmonton City Centre (mall) At-grade (traffic lights)
53°32′35″N 113°30′30″W / 53.54306°N 113.50833°W / 53.54306; -113.50833 (109 x 102)
6.5 4.0 103 Avenue At-grade (traffic lights)
53°32′41″N 113°30′30″W / 53.54472°N 113.50833°W / 53.54472; -113.50833 (109 x 103)
6.7 4.2 104 Avenue – MacEwan University, Rogers Place At-grade (traffic lights) (formerly the "rathole" underpass)
53°32′46″N 113°30′30″W / 53.54611°N 113.50833°W / 53.54611; -113.50833 (109 x 104)
7.3 4.5 107 Avenue (Avenue of Nations) At-grade (traffic lights)
53°33′5″N 113°30′30″W / 53.55139°N 113.50833°W / 53.55139; -113.50833 (109 x 107)
8.1 5.0  111 Avenue – Royal Alexandra Hospital At-grade (traffic lights)
53°33′32″N 113°30′30″W / 53.55889°N 113.50833°W / 53.55889; -113.50833 (109 x 111)
8.3 5.2  Kingsway (to Hwy 2 north / 118 Avenue west) At-grade (traffic lights)
53°33′39″N 113°30′30″W / 53.56083°N 113.50833°W / 53.56083; -113.50833 (109 x Kingsway)
8.5 5.3 113 Avenue – Kingsway Mall At-grade (traffic lights)
53°33′46″N 113°30′30″W / 53.56278°N 113.50833°W / 53.56278; -113.50833 (109 x 113)
8.7 5.4 Princess Elizabeth Avenue (to 118 Avenue east) – NAIT At-grade; no access to southwestbound Princess Elizabeth Ave
53°33′51″N 113°30′30″W / 53.56417°N 113.50833°W / 53.56417; -113.50833 (109 x Princess)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mundy’s Map of The Twin Cities Edmonton & Strathcona (Map). The Mundy Blueprint Co. 1911. 
  2. ^ a b Google (November 7, 2017). "109 Street in Edmonton, AB" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved November 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ Alberta Official Road Map (Map). Government of the Province of Alberta. 1962. Edmonton inset. Archived from the original on June 24, 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "City of Edmonton map utility". Archived from the original on 2009-06-25. Retrieved 2009-06-23.