This release was issued under a previous government.

Starting Tuesday, February 11 until Friday, February 14, the northbound Anthony Henday Drive ramp to eastbound Wye Road will be closed daily until 3 p.m., weather permitting.

This closure is required for construction crews to erect girders for an overpass that will go over Anthony Henday Drive at the new Sherwood Park Freeway interchange.

Closure times

  • February 11 from 12 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • February 12 to 14 from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m.


  • Commuters are advised to detour using Baseline Road and Broadmoor Boulevard.
  • Through traffic on Anthony Henday Drive will not be affected.

Additional information

  • Signs will be posted advising motorists of the detour.
  • Fines for speeding double in construction zones.
  • When completed in fall 2016, the new Sherwood Park Freeway interchange at Anthony Henday Drive will increase safety and access by adding a third lane in each direction, safer collector lanes and a new free-flow overpass for eastbound to northbound traffic.
  • Using Alberta’s P3 model for highways allows Northeast Anthony Henday Drive to be finished in 2016, three years earlier than through conventional delivery and at a savings of $370 million for taxpayers.
  • The Alberta government has committed more than $4 billion toward the construction of the Edmonton ring road, including the northeast section, a $1.81 billion investment.
  • This project is one of many that deliver on Alberta Transportation’s Building Alberta commitment to support the economy and increase market access by focusing on capital plan projects for core infrastructure and key corridors.
  • This year, the Alberta Government will invest $1.4 billion in Alberta’s highway network.

Related information

Map: NE Henday project overview (pdf)

Factsheet: NE Henday by the numbers (pdf)

Factsheet: Sherwood Park Freeway interchange (pdf)


NE Henday: Sherwood Park Freeway

Photo Gallery: Sherwood Park Freeway construction 

Photo Gallery: NE Henday construction

Road reports

For up-to-date road information and traffic delays in Alberta

Call:  511 toll-free


Follow:  @511Alberta

For up-to-date road information and traffic delays on NE Henday

Call:  855-272-3184

Click:  NE Henday website

Follow:  @NEAHCityLink