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. 
Construction and fundraising 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
DONE Downtown Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) are collecting data for the Town's Downtown Parking Strategy:
  • Tue Jul 11-Sat Jul 29, 11am-6pm
  • crews on-site guiding operations (wearing ID) 
Jul-Nov RancheHouse Rd Clean fill is bring moved from the RancheHouse upper parking lot to the Griffin Rd construction site. Roads
Jun-Nov Griffin Rd between Griffin Ind Pt and SLS Family Sports Centre Work on realignment of Griffin Rd in anticipation of the new bridge begins this summer. Access to SLS Family Sports Centre and parking for the multi-use pathway will be rerouted.
Jul-Sep Westside Dr, West Rock Rd, Quigley Dr, West Aarsby Rd 
2017 Streets Improvement project:
Construction schedule:
  • Jun-Jul: shallow utility work
  • Aug 1-Sep 15: Westside Dr widening
  • Aug 7-18: West Rock Rd concrete repairs
  • Aug 7-18: Quigley Dr concrete repairs
  • Aug 7-18: West Aarsby Rd concrete repairs
  • Sep 4-15: West Rock Rd asphalt overlay
  • Sep 4-15: Quigley Dr asphalt overlay
  • Sep 4-15: West Aarsby Rd asphalt overlay
Done Between Bow St & Griffin Rd
Sanitary main repair Water and Wastewater
Done Various locations Volker Stevin has been contracted to do work on our roads throughout town. Please be aware of the work zones and no parking signs. 
Done Gleneagles Dr and Gleneagles Blvd
Grading the slope and removal of excess material. No road closures, no anticipated traffic impacts.
Done 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
Oct 11-June 30
Horse Creek Rd and Hwy 1A
This is an Alberta Transportation project.
Traffic signal installation complete; upgrading and concrete to be completed in the spring.