Stage 1 (April-August 2017) Expansion of Whoop-Up Drive to four lanes between Métis Trail and 30 Street West. This has involved adding two lanes on the south side of the existing two-lane section of Whoop-Up Drive.
Includes the following intersection enhancements which are expected to be fully operational by the end of August 2017, in time for the new school year:
- 30 Street West: 4-way stop
- Mauretania Road West: new traffic lights with pedestrian crossings
- Coalbanks Gate West: intersection expansion with new traffic lights and pedestrian crossings
- Aquitania Boulevard West: new traffic lights with pedestrian crossings
Construction on a new multi-lane roundabout at the Whoop-Up Drive/Métis Trail intersection is in progress with an expected opening by the second week of September 2017.
Stage 2 (Completion expected by Fall 2017) Twinning of Whoop-Up continues between Métis Trail and Jerry Potts Boulevard/McMaster Boulevard West. Expansion of the Whoop-Up Drive/Blackfoot Road West intersection, including new traffic lights, is expected to be complete this fall.
Remaining Stages - Completion of the entire Whoop-Up Drive Twinning project is expected by November 2018, weather permitting.