Entries by ErinR

Project Update – October 26, 2020

What’s Happening in Traffic This Week Lane closures on Old Banff Coach Road S.W. West of Cougar Ridge In the coming weeks, motorists can expect lane closures along Old Banff Coach Road S.W. as work continues on the detour road. Please look for electronic signage for notifications. Trans-Canada Highway Reduced to One Lane Later this […]

Project Update – October 19, 2020

What’s Happening in Traffic This Week Eastbound Trans-Canada Highway reduced to one lane – There will be daily inside lane closures in three separate locations to pave medians for future detours. Southwest Calgary Ring Road now open to traffic – On October 1, 12 kilometres of the Southwest Calgary Ring Road, known as Tsuut’ina Trail, […]

Project Update – October 12, 2020

What’s Happening in Traffic This Week Trans-Canada Highway reduced to one lane – Prepare to keep right on the Trans-Canada Highway for the remainder of October. Inside lanes will be closed in three separate locations to pave medians for future detours. All work is weather dependent. Please check 511 Alberta and The City of Calgary’s […]

Project Update – October 5, 2020

What’s Happening in Traffic This Week Crestmont Boulevard S.W. (map below) – Single lane alternating traffic remains in effect. Delays on Valley Ridge Boulevard N.W. – Last week congestion on Valley Ridge Boulevard N.W. was increased due to frequent haul truck crossings. The contractor is working hard to balance completing critical work on the interchange […]

Project Update – September 28, 2020

Have Questions? We’ve recently received a few public inquiries requesting information and updates for areas that fall outside the boundaries of the West Calgary Ring Road (WCRR) project. Both the WCRR and the Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR) are Alberta Transportation projects, but they are managed separately with different contracts. This newsletter is intended to […]

Project Update – September 21, 2020

What’s Happening in Traffic This Week Crestmont Boulevard S.W. (map below) – Single lane alternating traffic remains in effect. Valley Ridge Boulevard South of Valley Ridge Drive N.W. (map below) – From September 21 to 24, there will be intermittent traffic stoppages lasting approximately five to 10 minutes to shift traffic for paving. Westbound Trans-Canada […]

Project Update – September 14, 2020

Current Traffic Impacts Westbound Trans-Canada Highway Reduced to One Lane (map below) – From 7 p.m. to 8 a.m., each night starting September 14 and ending September 19, the right lane on westbound Trans-Canada Highway will be closed west of Valley Ridge. Valley Ridge Boulevard South of Valley Ridge Drive N.W. (map below) – From […]

Project Update – September 7, 2020

Photo Map We’ve added some new photos to the interactive map, have a look! Current Traffic Impacts Trans-Canada Highway west of Valley Ridge Blvd. NW reduced to one lane – UPDATE: rescheduled to September 9 to 12 to accommodate long weekend traffic Canada Olympic Drive SW – road closed until late September with temporary access available […]

Project Update – August 31, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions, please visit 511 Alberta. We appreciate your patience during construction. Back to School As many children head back to school this week after the summer break and the COVID-19 shutdown, traffic may seem busier than normal this September. Please exercise extra caution, especially when passing through […]

Culvert Extensions Near Coach Creek

Some of the work west of Valley Ridge includes reconstructing about five kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) and a new stormwater management pond to handle runoff from the additional lanes on the upgraded highway and the major catchments southwest of the Valley Ridge Boulevard N.W. interchange. Crews will be extending culverts north of […]