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Northridge Drive Urbanization Project

To accommodate current development and plan for future growth, the Town needs to make upgrades to Northridge Drive.  Upgrades are needed to create uniformity throughout the corridor.  Presently, the north end of Northridge Drive (between 338 Avenue & Sandstone Gate) is a 4-lane rural standard and requires upgrades to meet growing demand and the overall vision for the Town's future growth.  To view map of project area, please click the button below.

NORTHRIDGE DRIVE URBANIZATION PROJECT MAP

As part of phase one of the Northridge Drive Urbanization project, approved in the 2019 capital budget, the Town will be implementing active transportation and landscaping improvements along Northridge Drive. The Alberta government has declared that construction is considered an essential service; following Provincial direction and continuing with projects like this is a priority for the Town.

The new construction, in support of the Town’s Active Transportation Strategy and Council’s strategic directions to provide quality infrastructure and promote modes of active transportation, will link the pathway from Sandstone Gate to Banister Gate, and along Milligan Drive and Veterans Way.  Please click button below to see image of design. 

DESIGN 

The work is expected to start in early May and take approximately two months to complete.  Construction activities will comply with the Town’s noise bylaw and dust control measures will be implemented.  Please expect temporary traffic disruption and pedestrian detours, watch for signage and use caution in the area.  Please click the button below to see image of work area. 

WORK AREA 

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Overall Project Details

In alignment with the Town’s 2016 Transportation Master Plan, the following recommended upgrades are required for the long-term:

​• Road widening (from 4 to 6 lanes)
• Roadway upgrades (e.g. curbs, gutters)
• New accesses with signalized intersection
• Stormwater ponds
• Landscaping (e.g. planters, boulevards, trees)
• Active transportation upgrades (e.g. multi-use pathways, improved network connections)

The goal of this project is to provide sustainable, well-organized vehicle and pedestrian movement and community-driven infrastructure by creating a vibrant and well-connected transportation network for residents and visitors.  The aim is to also supplement new neighbourhood growth, encourage active living and improve daily commutes.

Public Engagement Summary

Public engagement (open house, pop-up events and online survey) was in the summer and fall of 2019.  To review the information that was presented, please click the button below.

NORTHRIDGE DRIVE OPEN HOUSE BOARDS

To learn what we heard, please review the summary and report by clicking the buttons below.

WHAT WE HEARD SUMMARY

What We HearD REPORT

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If you need more information, or would like to comment, about the Northridge Drive Urbanization project, please click the button below to submit your inquiry/comment.

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