Major 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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Current projects

Centre Avenue ImprovementsCorridor improvements to increase traffic efficiency and capacity, particularly during peak commute times.Project to be completed in two phases. Phase 1 completed in 2020. Phase 2 scheduled for 2022. 
Highway 1A/22 interchangeThe 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. 
Jack Tennant Memorial BridgeThe Jack Tennant Memorial Bridge across the Bow River is now open.
New Protective Services BuildingA new Protective Services building will provide an integrated RCMP and Municipal Enforcement DetachmentSpring/Summer 2022
Transit: Cochrane On-Demand Local Transit (COLT) 

COLT service launched Oct 2019. 

Trial service launched Oct 7, 2019.
Regular service began Jan 1, 2020.
Transit Hub & Innovation CentreThe facility will be located at the former Esso Bulk Station across from the Cochrane Public Library.Construction is anticipated to begin in the spring of 2021, with a targeted completion of 2022.