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Metis Trail Construction Project Description

Project Description

Includes construction of the initial stage (2-lane road) of Métis Trail from Walsh Dr W to Whoop Up Dr W, including all intersections.  An intersection improvement at University Dr W/Walsh Dr W is also included in the project scope in order to handle increased volumes at this intersection as a result of Métis Trail being constructed. Includes Preliminary Design for the ultimate 4-lane arterial road in the future.

The construction Métis Trail from Walsh Dr W to Whoop-Up Dr W will:

  • provide connections to existing and future neighborhoods
  • reduce shortcutting through existing neighborhoods
  • provide increased capacity for traffic that will be generated by ATB Centre-Phases 1 & 2 and Crossings commercial development
  • provide better access to schools
  • improve emergency response times

Metis Trail construction staging map