Construction Updates

Scheduled work
IMPORTANT NOTE: Dates for all outdoor projects are weather dependent. For your safety and the safety of the crews working, please be patient, follow flag person directions and obey all signs in the area. We appreciate your patience and understanding. 

Parks and Open Spaces
Water and Wastewater

Aug 2019-Apr 2020West of Hwy 22 from north of Hwy 1A to south of the Bow RiverTC Energy pipeline work. Details and maps to come.

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May-JuneSW corner of the northern portion of Highway 22 dog park near Westrock Rd

Starting May 22, a portion of the Highway 22 dog park will be closed due to construction in the area.

Construction is anticipated to continue for 6-8 weeks.Please watch for personnel and equipment, obey signage and use caution while in the area.

View the map here.
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COMPLETEQuigley tennis courtsThe Quigley tennis and pickleball courts are closed for pressure-washing and painting.

Please use the William Camden courts instead.
Parks and Open Spaces
COMPLETENorth end of Riverfront Park, near fenced off-leash areaCrews from TransCanada PipeLines are beginning preparations for scheduled pipeline work within Town limits. An initial survey discovered what may be the remains of a former teepee ring, so work starts this week to dig and clear the site of any cultural artifacts (as required by Alberta Culture and Heritage).

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Spring-summer 2019 (schedule to be confirmed)George Fox Trail
James Walker Trail
Griffin Road
George Fox Trail upgrading
- 2km of road resurfacing
- road markings
- bikes lanes
- new regional pathway connections

James Walker Trail extension
- 1.5km of new arterial roadway connection from new Bridge to Riviera, incl. 3 roundabouts and regional pathway connections

Griffin Road
- approx 2km of arterial roadway top lift paving  

COMPLETEWater Treatment Plant, 141 West Terrace PtWork begins in Jan to install air blowers in the existing east low lift pump chamber. This will eliminate the use of mobile air compressors and reduce disturbances. Work also includes some trenching to install electrical and communication lines, which may impact the pathway temporarily; please obey barricades and signage. Construction traffic and parking will be localized and is not expected to affect residents.Water and Wastewater
Summer 2019Horse Creek Road Pedestrian CrossingThe Town and CP are collectively working on the design of this crossing. Additional scope has been added to relocate some siding track that conflicts with the alignment of the crossing location. This conflict has a large impact on the safety of the crossing and CP is currently preparing a work plan to relocate the track. This crossing is a priority and will continue to be advanced in a timely way. Early indication from CP is that the project implementation will now be delayed until the spring of 2019 while design details are finalized.Roads
Summer 2018-Fall 2020Jack Tennant Memorial Bridge across the Bow RiverThe new bridge across the Bow River near SLS Family Sports Center. The new bridge and arterial road connections also include on-street bike lanes and a separated, parallel 3-metre wide multi-use pathway that connects with Cochrane’s existing pathway system.

Steel girders begin to arrive Apr 15: watch for oversized loads coming from the south along Hwy 22, then east on Griffin Rd to the construction site. Expect delays; please give trucks room to maneuver and obey flaggers.


Hwy 1A/22 interchange

The 2017 provincial budget included funding to begin the process for building an interchange at Highway 1A and 22. Once design and engineering are complete, construction could begin as early as fall 2019, and is expected to take about two years to complete. (A more detailed project timeline will be available once the design process is complete.)