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  • Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:31 PM
    Message # 4998398
    Haysboro Office (Administrator)

    Ward 11 Summer Newsletter 2017

    Welcome to your Ward 11 Summer Newsletter. There are a number of important updates to projects underway or coming up in this newsletter.


    61st Avenue Greenway Corridor Celebration & Thank You Event – July 29

    After a long construction period, The City has organized an event on Saturday, July 29 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm to celebrate the new features along 61st Avenue SW and thank the area businesses for their patience. Join them in the Scotiabank parking lot at 260 – 61st Avenue SW.


    ATCO Pipeline Natural Gas System Upgrade & Project Construction Notification from Acadia to 14 Street SW

    Construction along 14 Street SW is on track to be complete by late August as per the original schedule. You can view the 14 Street SW projects on the ATCO website.

    • The Project Notification is for the installation of a natural gas pipeline starting late July from Ancourt Road SE and 88 Avenue in Ward 9. Construction will continue westbound along 88 Avenue SE through Bonaventure Park. Construction will enter Ward 11 at MacLeod Trail between 86 Avenue SW and 90Avenue SE, heading west along 89 Avenue and Hoover Place, finishing at 14 Street SW.

    Green Cart Program & Collection

    The Green Cart Program for single-family homes (up to and including fourplexes) continues to roll out across the city. Collection started in the SW on July 17. Learn about the program, collection, what goes in your cart and composting:

    • How the Green Cart Program works
    • Collection schedule
    • Using your Green Cart
    • What goes in the Green Cart
    • Compostable bags and alternatives
    • Composting facility

    Southwest Ring Road Project

    The Southwest Ring Road Project is underway. The Government of Alberta is responsible for the design, construction, management and operation of Calgary’s Ring Road. For more information on the construction of the SWRR, the contractor KGL’s website contains information on construction, alignment maps and traffic detours.

    • Pile Driving near 90th Avenue SW

    KGL will be pile driving near 90 Avenue SW in the Transportation Utility Corridor for the future interchange of the SWRR and 90 Avenue SW. Residents in Oakridge and Lakeview may hear elevated construction noise until August 4th. KGL may be contacted directly at 403-242-0565 24 hours a day.

    The City of Calgary is also beginning work to extend streets to connect Calgary’s road network to the ring road, while improving some existing roads to make sure the SWRR fits with our city's road network.

    • Anderson Road Widening

    The City is widening Anderson Road SW from four to six lanes between the SWRR and Elbow Drive SW to improve the road network and eat-west travel. Construction will begin in late July or early August. Construction of the noise barriers along Anderson Road will also start this year.

    SW Transitway BRT Construction Update

    Construction on the transit only lane in the road right of way at the southeast corner of the Crowchild Trail and Glenmore Trail SW interchange has started. This new lane will be used by BRT buses only during times of congestion on Crowchild Trail to the Glenmore Trail flyover. This construction is expected to be complete by October 2017.

    We hope you’re having a great summer!


    Brian & the Ward 11 Team

    Phone: 403-268-5056

    Fax: 403-268-8091



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