Road Updates

Up-to-date information on construction, maintenance, snowfall, flooding, or other issues currently affecting County roads.


Film Production in Bragg Creek

Location: Bragg Creek and Highway 66 (view map)

Timeframe: October 5-7, including set up and take down. Filming on October 6.

Description: Filming Event in the Bragg Creek Area. Intermittent Traffic Control (no longer than 4 minutes at a time) along Highway 66 between Highway 22, Highway 758, and Camp Horizon Road from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will also be filming around Old West Mall in Bragg Creek (27 Balsam Avenue) from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Event contacts are Trent Asher at 780-289-9312 or 403-243-3474, and Rew Jones at 780-228-9004 or 403-243-3474.


Utility Work in East Balzac

Location: Throughout the East Balzac area (view map)

Timeframe: October 4-7, 2022

Description: Aquatech Canadian Water Services Inc. is completing their annual flushing and inspection of the sanitary system in East Balzac. Motorists can expect minimal delays. Please obey all signage and watch for workers. Inquiries can be directed to Rand Pasha at 403-462-7039 or rpasha@aquatech-canadian.com.


Country Lane Terrace Drainage Improvements

Location: Country Lane Terrace (view map)

Timeframe: August 15 to end of September, Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Description: As part of a drainage improvement project in the Country Lane Estates community, Rock Iron Contracting Inc. will be completing construction and drainage work. The project will also include drainage channel improvements and three approach culvert replacements. Proper signage will be present in the areas where laneways will be closed (if applicable). Please respect all posted signage. Inquiries can be directed to Logan Burke of Sedulous Engineering at 403.336.0525 or lburke@sedulousengineering.com.


Bridge Construction Work on Stoney Trail

Location: Highway 201 (Stoney Trail) and 80th Avenue NE (view map)

Timeframe: August 8, 2022 to November 1, 2023

Description: Bridge construction work being conducted by Alberta Transportation. The work will impact both north & southbound Highway 201 (Stoney Tr.) Please respect all posted signage and watch for workers. Inquiries can be directed to Glenn Watanabe of McElhanney at 403-200-8347 or gwatanabe@mcelhanney.com.


Township Road 232 Subgrade Reconstruction

Location: Township Road 232 between Range Road 272 and 274 (view map)

Timeframe: August 2 to October 15, 2022

Description: Work includes subgrade reconstruction, grading, culvert replacement, and surfacing gravel. There will be intermittent lane closures requiring alternating traffic. Drivers can expect minor delays. Please respect all posted signage, watch for changing traffic accommodation measures, and watch for workers. Inquiries can be directed to Eric Schuh at 403-520-1284.


Bridge Replacement

Location: On Range Road 264 north of Township Road 280 (view map)

Timeframe: July 4 to October 7, 2022

Description: The work will require decommissioning of the bridge. Access to the vicinity of the construction site is restricted to local residents only. Please watch for workers and signage. Inquiries can be directed to Eric Schuh at 403-520-1284 or Parker Jorgenson at 403-829-8091.


Crossiron Drive Twinning

Location: Crossiron Drive between Range Road 291 and Range Road 292 (view map)

Timeframe: June 27 to October 15, 2022

Description: Work includes twinning of the existing roadway, stormwater pond construction, and traffic signal installation at the intersection of Range Road 292. Drivers can expect minor delays. Please respect all posted signage, watch for changing traffic accommodation measures, and watch for workers. Inquiries can be directed to Eric Schuh at 403-520-1284.


West Calgary Ring Road Construction Project

Location: Bordering Calgary between Highway 8 and Highway 1 (view map)

Timeframe: Spring 2019 – Fall 2022

Description: Work on roads with Rocky View County began in 2020, and the impact on Provincial Highways and City of Calgary roads bordering Rocky View County may affect residents of Rocky View County.

Traffic updates, construction updates, alignment plans, etc. can also be found on the project website.

For any questions please contact Estella Petzold, Project Coordinator, at estella.petzold@gov.ab.ca or by calling toll-free at 310-1000, then 403-200-6935.


West Ring Road - 101 Street to Highway 8 Closure

Location: Between Lower Springbank Road and Highway 8 (view map)

Timeframe: September 17, 2021 until Highway 8 interchange is complete

Description: As construction on the West Calgary Ring Road continues, access at Highway 8 and 101 Street will close permanently in mid-September. The permanent closure is required due to ongoing concerns about unsafe U-turns on Highway 8. The intersection was scheduled to be closed this fall to allow for construction of the interchange in the Highway 8 and Stoney Trail area. Alberta Transportation will be implementing the full closure of the Highway 8 and 101 Street intersection on Friday, September 17th. As of this date, this intersection will close permanently. On-site signage and marked detours are deployed onsite to provide advanced warning and help drivers navigate through this area. For further details, please view the travel advisory here and the attached construction notice.

Until construction of the West Calgary Ring Road is completed, alternate north-south routes include 69th Street, Sarcee Trail and Highway 22 (Cowboy Trail). Old Banff Coach Road, Township Road 242 (17th Avenue) and the Trans-Canada Highway (16th Avenue) are available east-west connections into the city. Drivers will need to adjust their commutes accordingly, allow additional time to navigate through construction zones, and reference City of Calgary Traffic Map and 511 Alberta before traveling.

Construction updates and project information will continue to be shared on the project website and in the weekly newsletter. Please encourage community members to use these resources for accurate information.

For any questions please contact Estella Petzold, Project Coordinator, at estella.petzold@gov.ab.ca or by calling toll-free at 310-1000, then 403-200-6935.


Road Closure on Stage Coach Lane at Township Road 264

Location: Sharp Hills (view map)

Timeframe: June 6, 2022 to Fall 2023

Description: Stage Coach Trail North of Township Road 264 will be temporarily closed as a result of the permanent closure of Range Road 294 (Kingsview Rd SE) North of Township Road 264. The closure of Stage Coach Trail will be in place until the completion of the 40th Ave Interchange and be restricted to emergency access only. Access to the Sharp Hill community will be via Yankee Valley Blvd and Kingsview Blvd through Airdrie.

Construction of the 40th Ave interchange is expected to take 18 months and is scheduled to be completed in October of 2023. At this time Rocky View County will plan to remove the emergency gate and monitor traffic utilizing the Sharp Hills community to understand potential impacts to the Sharp Hills Community.

Inquiries can be directed to Rocky View County at 403-230-1401 or questions@rockyview.ca.


Highway 22 Detour for SR1 Bridge Construction

Location: Highway 22 between Township Road 242 and Springbank Road (view map)

Timeframe: May 2, 2022 to October 20, 2025

Description: Construction on the Highway 22 bridge detour will begin the week of May 30 to allow for bridge construction along the original Highway 22 road alignment over the future diversion channel.

The detour will be built on the east side of Highway 22. Bridge construction is located midway between Springbank Road and Highway 8, along Highway 22.

Northbound and southbound traffic speeds will be reduced to 50km/h through the detour to ensure the safety of commuters and construction crews. The public can expect minor delays for short periods during the construction of the detour and in particular, for the construction and paving of the tie-ins, before the traffic shift is implemented.

During paving of the detour, flaggers will be present to assist in directing traffic, and to limit travel disruptions.

Once implemented, the detour posted speed reduction will be 50km/h for approximately 500 metres of Highway 22.

The work is being completed by Graham Construction & Engineering Inc. & Vinci Infrastructure on behalf of the Alberta Transportation’s SR1 Project. Inquiries can be directed to Hubert LeMiere of Vinci Infrastructure Canada Limited at 1-306-209-2121 or Hubert.LeMiere@vinci-construction.com.


Township Road 242 Detour for SR1 Bridge Construction

Location: On Township Road 242 west of Highway 22 (view map)

Timeframe: April 18, 2022 to September 29, 2023

Description: The work consists of constructing an onsite detour along Township Road 242 and construction of an bridge for the SR1 project. The work is being completed by Graham Construction & Engineering Inc. and Vinci Infrastructure on behalf of the Alberta Transportation’s SR1 Project. Motorists can expect minor delays. Please respect all posted signage and watch for workers. Inquiries can be directed to Hubert LeMiere of Vinci Infrastructure Canada Limited at 1-306-209-2121 or Hubert.LeMiere@vinci-construction.com.


Permanent Closure: Range Road 294 at Sharp Hills Way

Location: Range Road 294 at Sharp Hills Way within the City of Airdrie Limits (view map)

Timeframe: Effective April 14, 2022

Description: Range Road 294 at Sharp Hills Way will be permanently closed effective April 14, 2022. Please refer to the attached map for details on accessing the City of Airdrie using Range Road 294. For more information about this project, please contact City of Airdrie Capital Projects Office at 403.948.8825 or capital.projects@airdrie.ca. Please visit the City of Airdrie's project website at Airdrie.ca/interchange for further information and updates.


QEII Highway Interchange (City of Airdrie)

Location: 40 Avenue and QEII Highway

Timeframe: Spring 2021 to Fall 2023

Description: The 40th Ave Interchange is a key component to the ultimate transportation network. The additional network capacity will reduce traffic congestion along existing arterial corridors, including access to QEII. For more information about this project, please contact City of Airdrie Capital Projects Office at 403.948.8825 or capital.projects@airdrie.ca. Please visit the City of Airdrie's project website for further information and updates.

Contact

Transportation Services
403.230.1401
questions@rockyview.ca

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