Crews and equipment will soon be on site to begin work on the southwest ring road section in Calgary.
Early work will include relocation of utilities. Full construction is expected to begin in the fall. The work will be done by Mountain View Partners under an interim agreement. A full, long-term agreement will be executed by September 13, provided that all legal requirements have been met.
The Southwest Calgary Ring Road project involves construction from Highway 8 to Macleod Trail SE and includes reconstruction of Glenmore Trail from Sarcee Trail to east of 37 Street.
The project includes:
- Thirty-one kilometres of six- and eight-lane divided highway
- Fourteen interchanges
- One road flyover
- One railway crossing (flyover), and
- Three river crossings over the Elbow River and Fish Creek