Construction Updates

Aquatic and Curling/Multi-sport Centre

Cochrane's new aquatic and curling/multi-sport centre is being built at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre, 800 Griffin Rd E. Anticipated opening is Spring 2017.

Construction updates available on
Watch the construction LIVE on our webcams: Webcam 1, Webcam 2, Webcam 3, Webcam 4

Scheduled work

IMPORTANT NOTE: Dates for all outdoor projects are weather dependent. For your safety and the safety of the crews working, please be patient, follow flag person directions and obey all signs in the area. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Parks and Open Spaces
Water and Wastewater

Timeline  Location Description
Apr 10-15 Hwy 22 and northeast corner of Fireside Phase 1
Wetland pumping to reduce high water level. Permission and approval obtained from Alberta Environment and Parks Engineering
Apr 17-18 Near the multi-use pathway and off-leash dog area, across from Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre
Drilling: crews are drilling to investigate ground conditions for the anticipated bridge approach. 
Apr-Jun Main St Historic Downtown enhancement project, including a new gateway feature on Fifth Avenue north of the tracks, and trees and benches along First Street. All businesses open during construction. 
Construction schedule (see map):
Apr 10-May 1: North side between First and Second Ave
Apr 28-May 11:North side between Second and Third Ave
May 11-19: North side between Third and Fourth Ave
May 19-Jun 2: South side between Third and Fourth Ave
Jun 2-10: South side between First and Third Ave
Parks and Open Spaces
April 12, 2017
Glenhill pedestrian bridge
(see map)
Pedestrian bridge replacement is complete. Bridge is now open for public access. 
Parks and Open Spaces
 April 19- June 30 1A Underpass
(see map)

Access is closed for pathway reconstruction. Alternate access to cross Hwy 1A is at the 4th Avenue traffic lights. Parks and Open Spaces
Oct 11-Jan 30
Horse Creek Rd and Hwy 1A
Traffic signal installation; this is an Alberta Transportation project.
Traffic signal installation complete; upgrading and concrete to be completed in the spring.
Oct 24, 2015 - Jan 2016
George Fox Tr and Rolling Range Drive.
  • Short duration traffic disruptions: Rolling Range Dr and George Fox Tr
  • An approximate one-week, one-lane closure, eastbound lane of George Fox Tr west of Bow Ridge Rd and Jumping Pound Terrace (timing to be confirmed)
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