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Glenmore Trail / 68 Street S.E. intersection improvements

Project update – July 27, 2020

Construction on this project has now begun and is expected to be completed in 2021.

About the project

Currently, Glenmore Trail and 68 Street S.E. is a signalized 'T' intersection. The proposed intersection improvements will see the full development of the north leg of the intersection and improve 68 Street to/from the south. The reconstruction of this intersection will improve access for existing nearby industrial development, and open up new industrial development opportunities on private and municipally-owned lands within the Southeast 68 Street Industrial Area Structure Plan.

The project includes:

  • Widening and reconstruction of 68 Street S.E. from two lanes to four lanes from Glenmore Trail south to the Western Headworks Canal
  • Build a new four-lane roadway for 68 Street north from Glenmore Trail to 74 Avenue S.E.
  • Construct a new at-grade traffic loop in the NW quadrant of the intersection, allowing motorists from southbound Stoney Trail to access 68 Street southbound without having to weave through westbound Glenmore Trail traffic
  • Construction of multi-use pathways along 68 Street
  • Relocation of utilities, construction of the stormwater drainage system along 68 Street, and enhanced streetlighting.

Project Design

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Project background

In conjunction with development of the Point Trotter and Dufferin North Industrial areas south of Glenmore Trail and proposed development north of Glenmore Trail, Real Estate & Development Services of The City of Calgary was tasked with undertaking improvements at the intersection.

Project timeline

  • Fall 2019 Detailed design completed
  • July 2020 Construction begins
  • 2021 Anticipated completion

Contact

If you have questions or require more information about this project, please contact 311.