The Southwest Calgary Ring Road will be between Highway 8 (near the Elbow Springs Golf Club) and Macleod Trail SE, including reconstruction of Glenmore Trail from Sarcee Trail to east of 37 Street.
The Southwest Calgary Ring Road includes:
- about 31 km of new 6 and 8 lane divided highway with 14 interchanges
- one road flyover
- one railway crossing (flyover)
- 49 bridges
- one tunnel
- 3 river crossings
The road is being built to accommodate traffic volumes projected for the next 30 years, which are estimated to be between 80,000 and 100,000 vehicles per day on some sections.
Southwest Calgary Ring Road opens to traffic on October 2, 2021.
Major construction started on the southwest section of the Calgary Ring Road.
The Southwest Calgary Ring Road project started preliminary construction.
Mountain View Partners was selected as the successful proponent.
Government of Alberta issued a Request for Proposals for the design and construction of the Southwest Calgary Ring Road project.
The ring road is being built using a Design-Build-Finance-Operate (DBFO) procurement process. This method is considered the best option to ensure the road is built and open to traffic within project timelines. The DBFO model will also allow government to realize significant cost savings.
Read the project’s P3 agreement documents.
- Southwest Calgary Ring Road opens (October 2, 2021)
- Glenmore, Sarcee Trail detour for ring road work (August 8, 2018)
- 12- Km section of Tsuut’ina Trail opens to traffic (October 1, 2020)
Connect with the Calgary District office for more information on the Southwest Calgary Ring Road:
Alberta Transportation and Economic Corridors
Major Capital Projects: Southwest Calgary Ring Road
Willowglen Business Park
Main Floor, 803 Manning Road NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7M8
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