This release was issued under a previous government.
The detour is required for construction of a free-flow interchange as part of the Southwest Calgary Ring Road. New traffic signals will facilitate safe travel through the intersection during construction.
There will be signs throughout the affected area. Drivers travelling between Highway 8 and Glenmore Trail will be directed to take a U-turn as part of the detour.
- The detour will maintain the same number of lanes (two) as normal travel.
- The existing lights at the intersection between Sarcee Trail, Highway 8 and Glenmore Trail will be removed, with lights located to the north at the new temporary intersection.
- Drivers are advised to plan ahead and allow some time for potential delays.