Trans Canada Highway / Bowfort Road N.W. Interchange Project
As part of the Council approved Investing in the Mobility Plan. The City’s Transportation Department has proceeded with the design of the interchange at Trans Canada Highway (TCH) and Bowfort Road along with related roadwork.
Construction activities will commence in May 2015. The project design includes a six-lane cross-section for the TCH and a single point urban interchange at Bowfort Road with a six-lane bridge accommodating dual left turns in all directions and two through lanes in each direction on Bowfort Road.
The design also includes enhancements to Bowfort Road, 83 ST N.W. and Canada Olympic Drive. It incorporates a new storm water management system, utility relocations, construction of sidewalks and pathways, and landscaping.
83 ST N.W. is being upgraded to change the elevation in order to ensure it is up-to code for the safety of all drivers and passengers. Please note that nearby schools were notified and bus drivers’ in the area will be aware of this inconvenience and its subsequent impact on traffic in the area. Thank you for your patience during this time.
• The left lane of westbound 16 Avenue N.W. is closed at Bowfort Road N.W. daily between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. This closure continues until the end of July and is related to the Trans Canada Highway / Bowfort Road Interchange Project.
• The left lane of eastbound 16 Avenue N.W. is closed at Bowfort Road N.W. daily between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. This closure continues until the end of July and is related to the Trans Canada Highway / Bowfort Road Interchange
• 83 ST NW is closed for the next 12+ months.
Map of Bowness Park Access -Different routes through Bowness and to Bowness Park while 83 ST is closed.
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