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