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Project Update – January 10, 2022

A Look Back at 2021: The Bow River Bridge The final project in our look back at 2021 is the Bow River Bridge Twinning Project. Last year over 7,000 cubic metres of concrete was placed, totalling approximately 17,000 cubic metres to date. That’s enough concrete to fill seven Olympic-sized swimming pools or roughly the amount […]

Project Update – January 3, 2022

A Look Back at 2021: The North Project Happy New Year! This week we take a closer look at progress on the North Project. Two more videos – North Project Year in Review and September 2021 drone video – have been uploaded to westringroad.ca > Photos + Videos. Here are some highlights by the numbers:

Project Update – December 27, 2021

A Look Back at 2021: the South Project 2021 was a milestone year for the West Calgary Ring Road. With all three projects in construction, much was achieved. This week we take a closer look at the progress on the South Project, and next week the Bow River Bridge and North Projects will be featured. […]

Project Update – December 20, 2021

Happy Holidays! Temporary Supports Temporary supports, also known as falsework, are an important part of cast-in-place (as opposed to pre-cast) segmental bridge construction. A temporary pier table is assembled on top of the bridge pier, which provides a working area to install the formwork for the initial cast-in-place segment.  Embankment Construction With the girders in […]

Project Update – December 13, 2021

Super Structure Progress The cast-in-place pier segments forming the bridge super structure are complete on the north side of the river. On the south side of the river, both bridge piers are complete and work on the super structure is underway. Underground Utilities Building a major infrastructure project involves coordination with multiple utilities to relocate […]

Project Update – December 6, 2021

What’s Happening in Traffic This Week Single Lane of Alternating Traffic on Old Banff Coach Road S.W. For approximately one week starting Wednesday, December 8, 2021, Old Banff Coach Road S.W. will operate as a single lane of alternating traffic east of 101 Street S.W. between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. each day for utility […]

Project Update – November 29, 2021

What’s Happening in Traffic This Week Crestmont Boulevard S.W. Single Lane of Alternating Traffic On Wednesday, December 1, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Crestmont Boulevard S.W. will operate as a single lane of alternating traffic. This lane closure is to accommodate utility work on the north side of the road. 17 Avenue S.W. West […]

Project Update – November 22, 2021

What’s Happening in Traffic This Week Valley Ridge Boulevard N.W. Shifted to Final Alignment This weekend traffic was shifted to the new Valley Ridge Boulevard N.W. lanes, marking a major milestone for the project. All other movements remain the same. All work is weather dependent. Please check 511 Alberta and The City of Calgary’s traffic information map  for up-to-date information […]