Oakridge Crossing Development
Plans are being presented to redevelop the Coop Grocery Store site at Southland Drive and 24th Street. The project is in the development stage with community and public engagement sessions ongoing. To find out more details follow the link below.
Southwest Calgary Ring Road, project update May 2017
The SWRR is being constructed by the Alberta Transportation on behalf of the Province. As many of you will have seen, construction is currently underway. Work during 2017 is focused upon: 1) completing utilities, 2) laying the new road bed, 3) realignment of waterways ( notably Elbow River and Fish Creek) and 4) Early foundation work at major bridges. The below links provide status information as well as other interesting information including the road alignment details. During a recent information and consultation meeting it was noted that the interchange south of Fish Creek at 37th Street and 146 Avenue will be maintained open to N-S travel until 2019, at which time the new bridge will provide N-S access between Hwy 22X in the south to north of Fish Creek.
Anderson Road Widening
This City of Calgary Project is underway to widen Anderson Road from 4 lanes to 6 lanes west of Elbow Drive in order to carry increased traffic flow to and from Calgary’s new South West Ring Road (SWRR). The SWRR is being constructed by the Alberta Transportation on behalf of the Province. The Anderson Road widening project has seen tree removal work has been carried out during May 2017. The main construction activity is scheduled to begin in July 2017 and be complete, ready to connect to SWRR by the end of 2019. The below link provides access to other interesting information including maps of the proposed route and SWRR interchanges.
90th Avenue and Southland Drive
This City of Calgary Project includes changes to these roadways near our Community to allow connection to the SWRR. The designs are in development and expected to be complete ready to tender by August 2017. Public information and consultation processes are ongoing. Construction is expected to begin in first quarter of 2018 and be completed by end of 2019. During a recent information and consultation meeting that the project include two pedestrian/cycle underpasses which will be approximately 5-1/2 to 7-1/2 meters wide and will be lighted. Also that off leash dog parks remain usable and accessible during construction.
South West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)
The South West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is being designed carry commuters from Woodbine into the Downtown core, servicing other communities en-route. The Project has has completed the facilitated citizen involvement sessions and online engagement to move to the final design. Results of these involvement and engagement sessions is available at the City website link below. Work is currently underway by Atco Gas to replace a HP Line under 14th Street – this is a precursor to the City’s BRT Project. The BRT construction schedule remains unclear but indications are that construction on 14th Street, north of 75th Avenue may begin in late-2017. Work on 14th Street, south of 75th Avenue and at other location can be expected to begin in 2018.