Southwest Calgary Ring Road
Preliminary work for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR) project has been underway since July 2016. Full construction will start in spring 2017. The project is expected to be complete in fall 2021.
The $1.42 billion project involves construction 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. This portion of the ring road is approximately 21 kilometres long. An additional 10 kilometres of connector road upgrades will be included in the overall SWCRR project.
The project includes
- one roadway flyover,
- one railway crossing (flyover)
- 31 km of six and eight lane divided highway,
- 49 bridges, including bridges over the Elbow River and Fish Creek
- 14 interchanges
- Highway 8
- 69 Street SW-Discovery Ridge Boulevard SW Interchange
- Glenmore Trail SW / Westhills Way SW / Sarcee Trail SW / 37 Street SW Interchanges
- Sarcee Trail SW / Glenmore Trail SW / Westhills Way SW / Strathcona Street Interchanges
- 90 Avenue SW and Southland Drive SW Interchange
- Anderson Road SW / 130 Avenue SW* Interchanges
- Fish Creek Boulevard (146 Avenue) SW / 162 Avenue SW Interchanges
- Highway 22X / James McKevitt Road SW-Spruce Meadows Way SW Interchanges
- Highway 22X Extension
- Macleod Trail / Sheriff King Street SW-6 Street SW* Interchanges
*Provides highway access to ring road in one direction only.
Click here to visit the SWCRR project website, where up-to-date construction and traffic information will be available on a daily basis throughout the duration of the project.
For more information about the project, email your questions to info@SWCRRproject.com