Roads & Paving
Alberta’s 2023 construction season marked by roadbuilding successes
January 11, 2024 By Rock to Road Staff
EDMONTON – The Government of Alberta has announced the results of their 2023 construction season, which saw the successful completion of hundreds of road and bridge projects across the province.
In 2023, a total of $1.13 billion was invested into 250 projects by the Government of Alberta, with the province looking forward to continuing its investment Alberta’s infrastructure and economy.
“Alberta’s highways are so important to our quality of life. Whether it’s getting your kid to hockey practice or businesses getting their products to market, we all rely on a safe and efficient road network,” said Devin Dreeshen, Alberta’s Minister of Transportation and Economic Corridors. “Alberta’s government will continue to invest in road and bridge projects to help ease congestion, enhance safety and promote economic growth.”
Major projects included the $90 million West Calgary Ring Road project, which fully opened to traffic 10 months ahead of schedule, $100 million expansion work on Edmonton’s Anthony Henday Drive and considerable progress on the $228 million Highway 40 twinning project.
Additional projects include the Deerfoot Trail improvements, the Cochrane Interchange in Southern Alberta, the Highway 11 twinning project in Southern Alberta and the Highway 19 realignment in the Fort McMurray area.
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