Thursday, June 25, 2015

Major transportation construction projects in the southeast

Southeast Calgary commuters will notice some major transportation enhancements underway this summer.

Glenmore Trail / Ogden Road S.E. Interchange
Construction of a new interchange at Glenmore Trail and Ogden Road southeast with a new bridge built over Ogden Road will get underway this summer. The interchange will improve traffic flow and travel times on Glenmore Trail. For more details, visit the project page.

Green Line Southeast Transitway Early Works Construction
Immediate improvements to increase reliability and shorten ride times for transit customers in southeast Calgary, primarily south of Douglas Glen will be part of the City’s first steps of Green Line construction. Queue jump lanes, median bus lanes and bus-only left turn lanes are a few of these early measures. For more details, visit the project page.

61 Avenue S.E. Extension
Traffic accommodation connections to the South East Ring Road are also on our construction agenda this year. A two-lane roadway from 68 Street S.E., a four-lane roadway from 68 Street S.E. to 57 Street S.E. and a four-lane bridge over Forest Lawn Creek which is between 57 Street S.E. and 68 Street S.E. are all in the scope of work. Roadworks, stormwater management and bridge construction will begin in Summer 2015 with anticipated completion in August 2016. For more details, visit the project page.

Stay tuned for updates on the other quadrants throughout this week.
For a complete list of construction happening in Calgary this summer, be sure to visit

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