Project scope and timeline
As part of the Council approved Investing in 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 Street N.W. and Canada Olympic Drive. It incorporates a new storm water management system, utility relocations, construction of sidewalks and pathways, and landscaping.
Anticipated project timeline:
April 2015 Selection of a general contractor
Third week in May 2015 Construction begins on TCH detour roads
Fall 2015 Bridge construction begins along with associated works
December 2016 Anticipated opening of interchange
Summer 2017 Final completion of project
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