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Capital works map

The Capital works map identifies the location of major construction, maintenance and improvement projects scheduled by The City. This map is updated annually and includes:

  • Road and traffic projects being undertaken by Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation and by The City of Calgary's Transportation Department.
  • Improvement and maintenance projects being completed by the Parks Department and Water Services Department.
  • Project areas for major utility companies.

Road classifications

​Legend item ​Definition
Legend item: ​Local Definition: A residential road that carries up to 1,500 vehicles per day.
Legend item: ​Collector Definition: A road that carries 20,000 plus vehicles per day.
Legend item: ​Major Definition: ​A road that carries 12,500 to 30,000 vehicles per day.
Legend item: ​Express Way Definition: ​A road that carries more than 30,000 vehicles per day.
Legend item: Transportation Utility Corridor Definition: ​The undeveloped land bordering the ring road that is reserved for existing or future utilities.
Legend item: ​Future Arterial Road Definition: ​ A planned express way.
Legend item: ​Future Ring Road Definition: ​ A planned express way.

Transportation Infrastructure and Roads

​Legend item ​Definition
Legend item: ​Development Access Roads Definition: Roads designed to access new subdivisions or other development areas.
Legend item: ​Arterial Roadway Construction Definition: A road that carries 20,000 plus vehicles per day.
Legend item: ​Inner City Transportation Project Definition: Plans for traffic management measures and streetscape designs to improve safety on inner city streets.
Legend item: Top Lift Paving​ Definition: The final surface layer of asphalt applied on new roads.
Legend item: Lane Paving Definition: Paving of gravelled back lanes as part of Roads' Local Improvements program.
Legend item: ​Sound Attenuation Fencing Definition: Type of fence installed between a residential area and a road to reduce the amount of traffic noise.

Transportation Planning Projects

​Legend item ​Definition
Legend item: Traffic Optimization Definition: Routes planned specifically to improve the efficiency of transportation throughout the city.
Legend item: Bikeways Definition: Lanes or pathways designed specifically for cyclists.
Legend item: Traffic Calming Definition: Installation of measures for slower, safer traffic, such as speed bumps.

Pedestrian Overpasses and Bridges

​Legend item ​Definition
Legend item: Structure Projects (Bridge) Definition: Either the rehabilitation of a current bridge or the construction of new bridge.

Roads Maintenance Projects

​Legend item ​Definition
Legend item: Asphalt Pavement Rehabilitation Definition: Standard repaving of City roads.

Traffic Signal Projects

​Legend item ​Definition
Legend item: New Traffic signals Definition: Traffic signals refers to traffic lights.
Legend item: ​New Pedestrian signals Definition: ​Pedestrian corridors refer to pedestrian crossing lights.