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Symons Valley Parkway (128 Ave. N.W.) extension

Project update - July, 2019

The contractor has completed the roadway embankment work and installation of the storm water main line. The installation of traffic signal bases at 37 St. has begun.  The project's next steps include: subgrade preparation, concrete and asphalt work, retaining walls and installation of the underground power line. Although wet weather has delayed some of the project's underground utility and roadway work, The City and the contractor are working to find ways to accelerate the remaining work.

 

The City began construction to extend Symons Valley Parkway (128 Avenue N.W.) between 37 Street N.W. and Symons Valley Road in spring 2019. This extension will provide an important missing link for residents in Northwest Calgary, making it easier to travel and reduce congestion in the area.

Project details

The project will include:

  • Six lanes on Symons Valley Parkway (128 Avenue N.W.) between 37 Street N.W. and Symons Valley Road
  • Changes and upgrades to the intersections at 37 Street N.W. and Symons Valley Road including new traffic signals and through and turning lanes,
  • A new sidewalk on the south side of the new Symons Valley Parkway (128 Ave N.W.) and a multi-use pathway on the north side to improve mobility for all modes of transportation in the area.

This drawing shows an overall view of the area and the features that will be part of the construction work.

Budget:

$11 million

Project timeline

  • Hire contractor: early March
  • Contractor mobilization, preparing the site (tree clearing): end of March
  • Topsoil stripping and begin earthworks: mid-April
  • Enmax temporary overhead power line relocation: spring
  • Road subgrade preparation: late spring-summer
  • Construction of road embankment, utility installations and retaining wall: late spring-summer
  • Construction of surface roadworks: late summer-early fall

Please note: all construction is weather-dependent. Timelines could change due to weather, underground conditions and/or other unexpected circumstances. Updates will be provided regularly, but dates may change.


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