Entries by ErinR

Installation of bird deterrent tape near nest boxes (bird houses) in Valley Ridge

EllisDon is responsible for protecting the birds and nests impacted by the construction of the West Calgary Ring Road (WCRR), as legislated by the federal Migratory Bird Convention Act and provincial Wildlife Act (among others). We take this responsibility seriously and have been working with our environmental scientists and biologists to develop a plan for the […]

Project Update – April 13, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions, please visit 511 Alberta. We appreciate your patience during construction. Motorcycle Safety Tips There are more than 120,000 motorcycles and mopeds registered in Alberta. This month, many riders will be out for the first ride of the year. Here are some tips for riders and drivers to help everyone […]

Project Update – April 6, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions, please visit 511 Alberta. We appreciate your patience during construction. Getting up to Speed on Speeding When spring arrives and the snow and ice finally melt, the temptation to speed up a little (or a lot) is hard to resist. But remember that the risks of driving […]

Project Update – March 30, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions, please visit 511 Alberta. We appreciate your patience during construction. Seatbelts Really Do Save Lives Wearing a seatbelt is one of the most effective ways drivers and passengers can protect themselves in the event of a collision. Alberta’s Traffic Safety Plan indicates that unbelted vehicle occupants […]

Project Update – March 23, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions, please visit 511 Alberta.  We appreciate your patience during construction.  COVID-19 Construction is continuing on the West Calgary Ring Road. Following the Alberta Health Services protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19, our contractors have implemented precautions and additional safe work practices. These measures include social distancing on site and working from home when appropriate.  We will continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 on […]

Project Update – March 9, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions, please visit 511 Alberta. We appreciate your patience during construction. Tired Drivers = Impaired Drivers Did you know driving while fatigued is comparable to driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol? Like drugs and alcohol, fatigue is a form of impairment that affects our ability to […]

Project Update – March 2, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions as a result of construction activity, please visit 511 Alberta. We appreciate your patience during construction. Safety Tips to Avoid Aggressive Driving Some factors that can contribute to aggressive driving include congestion or increased traffic volumes on roads and highways, construction or roadwork and work or personal […]

Project Update – February 24, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions as a result of construction activity, please visit 511 Alberta. February is Distracted Driving Month Failing to keep your eyes on the road could end up costing you nearly $300 and three demerits. Don’t be a distracted driver. Keep your money in your pocket by: Planning your route […]

Project Update – February 17, 2020

For up-to-date information on traffic detours and speed reductions as a result of construction activity, please visit 511 Alberta. Bow River Pathway Reopening The Bow River Pathway on the south side of the river will reopen tomorrow (Tuesday, February 18). The new staircase to access the pedestrian bridge and connect to Bowness Park will also open […]