Capital Projects


The Town’s major projects are guided by Council’s annual priorities, 10-Year Financial Strategy and Strategic Plan. Most major projects require extensive financial planning as well as public consultation to ensure they meet community needs now and for the future. More details on Cochrane's traffic plan

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Highway 1A Improvements
Upgrade to Highway 1A corridor through Cochrane from east of Centre Avenue to west of Fifth Avenue.
Construction anticipated to begin: spring of 2021
New Protective Services BuildingA new Protective Services building will provide an integrated RCMP and Municipal Enforcement Detachment. Spring/Summer 2022
Transit Hub & Innovation CentreThe facility will be located at the former Esso Bulk Station across from the Cochrane Public Library.Construction anticipated to begin: spring of 2021
Targeted completion: 2022


Alley RepairsRepair the surface condition of approximately eight rear alleys in Riversong and Fireside.
June - Aug 2021
Centre Avenue Improvements
Corridor improvements to increase traffic efficiency and capacity, particularly during peak commute times.
Phase 1: completed in 2020
Phase 2: scheduled for 2022
CP Rail - Siding Track RemovalCanadian Pacific Railway ( CPR) is removing the siding track in 2021 at River avenue, Centre avenue and 5th ave crossings. The Town of Cochrane is required to fund the relocation of the signal arms, rehabilitation to the road surface and pedestrian connections once the track has been removed.
May - Jul 2021
Crawford Ranche Storm Facility Cleaning
Cleaning Crawford Ranche Storm FacilityJul/Aug 2021
Fourth Avenue Bridge Design
Design a new bridge that would replace the existing wood timber bridge.
Construction planned for 2022
Highway 1A/22 interchange
The 2019 provincial budget included funding to construct the interchange at Highway 1A and 22.
TBD by Province of Alberta
Horse Creek Sports ParkRocky View Schools (RVS) and the Town of Cochrane released the Master Site Plan for the future development of the Horse Creek Sports Park in June 2019. Development to be phased in