Construction Projects & Notifications

The Town of Okotoks has many new construction and infrastructure projects.  This includes the completion of multi-phased projects started in previous years and the planning of new multi-phased projects that will enhance the Town’s roadways, utilities, buildings, and recreational parks and facilities. We know that construction can impact residents and businesses and we thank you for your patience while we complete this work.  

Current Projects & Notifications

To view the map of current construction projects in Okotoks, please click the button below.

Construction Projects

Upcoming Cimarron Common Construction
Project Details

Please be advised that a contractor working for Shaw is expected to start construction on Cimarron Common starting on Wednesday, May 22, with the work anticipated to be complete on Friday, May 24, weather permitting.

The contractor will occupy parking stalls shown in the image below (cyan), and work will impact the sidewalk (shown in red).   While no significant impact to traffic lanes is expected, please use caution in the area and follow all construction, no parking and sidewalk closure signage.  Pedestrians should be prepared to find alternative routes.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

TELUS PureFibre Update
Project Update

TELUS contractors are back in Okotoks to finish restoration, landscaping (including hydroseeding {grass restoration} when conditions permit) and connecting the PureFibre network.​  Contractors are working in downtown Okotoks over the next few weeks to connect businesses and buildings that weren't connected in 2018.  Please expect minor traffic disruptions and use caution in the area.  

If you are a business owner interested in connecting to TELUS PureFibre, please call: 1-877-352-0892.

TELUS is responsible for all remediation on this project and are required to restore areas disturbed by their work.  Residents and business owners/operators are encouraged to contact the AFL Customer Care hotline (1-844-343-1222) for any issues or concerns they may have resulting from the 2018/2019 work.  

For more information on this project, please visit www.okotoks.ca/TELUS 

Banister Drive Construction
Project Details

Please be advised that Shaw is scheduled to undertake shallow utilities construction on Banister Drive beginning May 3; the work is expected to take approximately one month, weather permitting.  Click button below to see image.

The construction will affect the south/west side of the road between Banister Gate and Crystal Shores Road and portions of the south/west sidewalk will be closed. Note that east access into the Seventh Day Adventist Church on Banister Gate will be unavailable during this work.  

Please expect traffic disruptions and watch for workers, equipment and signage; use caution while in the area.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Banister Drive Work Area

Construction Updates

No updates at this time.

Upcoming Banister Gate Road Work
Project Details

Narrowing of the two turning lanes in and out of Banister Gate is expected to start on Tuesday, May 21 and be complete Friday, May 24, weather permitting.  Please expect intermittent traffic disruptions.  Please click button to see area.

There will be equipment and work vehicles parked in/near the lanes during the day.  Please watch for workers, signage and traffic cones and use caution while in the area.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation.  

Upcoming Sidewalk Replacement on Daggett Street
Project Details

Please be advised that partial sections the sidewalk on Daggett Street are being replaced in the coming weeks (exact dates will be posted as soon as available).  Please see image below (cyan indicated westbound lane impacts and red indicates sidewalk replacement area). Traffic, parking and pedestrians will be impacted. 

The area remains open for business - business access and parking will be preserved.   Businesses are encouraged to contact BRT Construction for questions and concerns regarding access: 1-403-247-6283 or office@brtconstruction.com.

The road will remain open but please expect continuous disruption of traffic; drivers are encouraged avoid the area and pedestrians are encouraged to find alternate routes. Note that on-street parking at the east of Daggett Street may be limited.

Please use caution in the area, follow signage and direction from crews.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation.  

Sheep River Park/Lions Campground Access Road Repair
Project Details

To allow for improved access to the Sheep River Park and Okotoks Lions Campground, the access road will be paved.  A new section of the pathway will also be constructed (click on button below to see image).  The preliminary work is anticipated to begin on April 25 and the construction activities are expected to start April 30 for an approximate period of 3 weeks, weather permitting. 

During construction, one side of the road will remain open unless otherwise indicated.  Work will occur from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (weekdays) and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (weekends).  Please use caution in the area and watch for signage, flaggers, workers and equipment.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

CONSTRUCTION AREA 

Construction Updates

May 6, 2019
Please be advised that the access road to Sheep River Park and Lions Campground is expected to be closed, weather permitting, on the evening of Tuesday, May 7 (after 6 pm) for preliminary work and all day Wednesday, May 8 for paving.  The road will be accessible for emergency vehicles during this time. The road is anticipated to be open again on Thursday, May 9.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation!

May 3, 2019
Please be aware that gravel is being placed on the access road today to prevent muddy/slippery conditions for road users.  Note that the contractor will not be excavating or placing new construction material over the weekend due to the expected poor weather; work is scheduled to start up again early next week.  The road is expected to be closed one day next week for paving; we are awaiting confirmation from the contractor and the info will be communicated as soon as we know.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation!

Upcoming Milligan Drive Construction
Project Details

Please be advised that Shaw will be installing shallow utilities and new service boxes on Milligan Drive (from Northridge Drive to Okotoks Drive).  The work is expected to begin in June and last approximately one week, weather permitting.  Please expect sidewalk disruptions (from Veterans Way to Robinson Drive on the north side of Milligan Drive) and minor traffic delays.  Click button below to see image of work areas.

Please use caution in the area and watch for workers, equipment, and signage.  Thank you for your patience and cooperation.  Check Construction Update tab for updates.

Milligan Drive Construction Areas

Construction Updates

No updates at this time.

Zone 3N/4N Reservoir Upgrade Construction
Project Details

The intent of this project is to conduct lifecycle replacement of the Zone 3N Reservoir equipment, and to add additional equipment to service the Wedderburn/D’Arcy lands and future development areas in the north. As part of the project, aging electrical pumps and controls will be replaced, the existing pump house building will be expanded and new pumps will be installed.

Construction equipment will be mobilized to the project area shown below starting on October 29 in preparation for construction to commence on November 1. The project is anticipated to be completed in the summer/fall of 2019.

Use of the tennis courts will be accommodated whenever possible via a gate on the northwest of the court. Some interruptions may be required during certain phases of construction.  The courts are open now.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this work. Please watch for and obey construction signage and use caution in the area. 

May 2018

This project is to complete a detailed design to upgrade the Zone 3N Reservoir in order service the Wedderburn, North D'Arcy and future north lands; to accept water and control water from a future regional potable water pipeline and replace aging electrical pumps and controls.  The project scope also includes expansion of the existing pump house building; installation of Zone 4N pumps; replacement of Zone 3N pumps and installation of transfer pumps to allow for transfer to Zone 2 reservoir.

This project is required to allow for development of Wedderburn and D'Arcy north of Bannister Gate, by providing water to a new pressure zone. It will also allow water to be received from a regional pipeline and replace assets that are due for life cycle replacement. Updated controls and pumps will also result in energy savings.

More Information

Construction Updates

There are no updates at this  time.

Road Closures
Details

There are no road closures at this time.

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