Construction Updates

Scheduled work

TimelineLocationDescription
June 25, overnight, starting at 9pm 5th Ave at 1st St W 

Crews will be working overnight Saturday, starting at 9pm, on 5th Ave at 1st St W to repair a water main valve. 

The road will remain open, flaggers will be on-site to direct traffic. 

No interruption of water service is anticipated. 

Please obey directions from the construction crews and drive with care.

Starting the week of June 27Centre Avenue between Hwy 1A and second Avenue

Centre Avenue Median Construction

Construction of the median along Centre Avenue between Hwy 1A and second Avenue will begin next week, weather permitting.

The work includes pavement removal and curbing construction. The work will reduce the roadway to one lane in each direction for about 2 weeks.

During construction, drivers should expect delays with personnel and equipment working on the roadway.

June 184th Ave northbound

June 18: Overnight Closure - Northbound Lane of Fourth Ave North 

The northbound lane on Fourth Ave North will be closed overnight between 7 pm June 18th and 6 am June 19th for wastewater system upgrades related to the Hwy 1A Improvements project.

Alternating traffic will be controlled by flaggers during the closure period. Please follow instructions from the construction personnel and drive with caution.

Closure Map
June 17-23Centre Ave at Quarry St and Bow St

INTERSECTION PAVING

Starting on June 17th the asphalt on Centre Ave at the intersections of Quarry St and Bow St will be removed and replaced, weather permitting.

Motorists can expect traffic pattern changes and possible delays. Please follow instructions from the construction personnel and drive with caution.

Map
June 9 starting at 5pm, overnight until 6am5th Ave turnoff 

UPCOMING ROAD CLOSURE: 5TH AVE AT HWY 1A

  • June 9 at 5 pm - 6 am, June 10 
  • Turnoff onto 5th Ave will be closed install new wastewater infrastructure for Cochrane Heights and Sunterra (no interruption to wastewater service is anticipated) 
  • Traffic will be detoured at 4th Ave to access the downtown. Business access to the 100 block of 5th Avenue can be made from 1st St W. 
  • Please follow signage in the area
  • Closure Map
Jun 10 & 11HWY 1A (3rd Ave-5th Ave)

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES: HWY 1A FROM 3RD AVE-5TH AVE – JUNE 10 & 11

Weather permitting, HWY 1A will be closed from 3rd Ave to 5th Ave to install storm and sanitary sewer pipes across HWY 1A overnight (8pm-6am) on June 10 and 11. 

During these overnight closures there will be a detour in place, flaggers will direct the heavy vehicles and RVs onto their detour. Both detours will be two-way.

If possible, please use an alternative route if travelling overnight during these closures, thank you for your understanding.

Jun 3 at 9pm - Jun 4 at 5pm5th Ave at HWY 1A

CLOSURE:  5TH AVENUE AT HIGHWAY 1A

The turnoff onto Fifth Ave will be closed from Friday night at 9:00pm until 5:00pm on Saturday, June 4, to tie in the new water main for Cochrane Heights and Sunterra.

Traffic will be detoured at Fourth Avenue to access the downtown. Business access to the 100 block of Fifth Avenue can be made from First St W. 

Please follow signage in the area. 

No interruption of water service is anticipated.

Closure Map


May 27 - July 27Clydesdale Way and Clydesdale Ave
Temporary road closure for underground utility work to support new subdivision phase.

Clydesdale Way: A small potion of Clydesdale Way will be closed for approx. 1-2 weeks 
Clydesdale Ave: A portion of this road will be closed for 1.5-2 months.

Detours will be in place during closures.
May 27, 28, 29 (overnight)HWY 1A  from 4th Ave to 5th Ave

OVERNIGHT CLOSURES: HWY 1A FROM 4TH-5TH AVE - MAY 27, 28, 29

HWY 1A will be closed from 4th Ave to 5th Ave to install water and sanitary lines overnight (9pm-6am) on May 27, 28 and 29. 

During these overnight closures there will be a detour in place, flaggers will direct the heavy vehicles and RVs onto their detour. Both detours will be two-way.

If possible, please use an alternative route if travelling overnight during these closures, thank you for your understanding.

Detour Map

May 24-June 7 (approx)Gleneagles, Riviera Way, Sunterra Rd.Manhole Adjustments
Residents can expect small lane closures with flaggers onsite as the Roads team adjusts the grade to the manholes to make a smoother road surface for vehicle travel. This will take place mostly in Gleneagles, Riviera Way and on Sunterra Rd.
May 20-Jun 15HWY 1A
  • May 20, 2022:  To accommodate traffic flow through our community over the long weekend, work that will directly block traffic will be paused. Work will continue on the side of the highways as required.

A great deal of work is underway on HWY 1A, the following will occur over the next few weeks, please note that this work is weather dependent and specific dates may shift as a result:

  • May 20: New right turn lane off HWY 1A onto 4th Ave northbound before the lights has been constructed and is scheduled to be paved next week with an anticipated opening date of May 30. 

  • May 24-June 1 : Paving Centre Ave intersection and westbound HWY 1A lanes.

  • May 24-June 15: The traffic pattern will be shifted to the north on HWY 1A at the Centre Ave intersection while a new signal base is installed on the south side of Hwy 1A.

  • May 24-June 3: Overnight closures (3 nights) on HWY 1A from 4th Ave to 5th Ave to install water and sanitary lines. During these overnight closures there will be a detour in place and flaggers to direct traffic. Detour route maps and specific dates will be provided once determined.

May 16HWY 1A/22

HWY 1A/22 CONSTRUCTION UPDATE:

The Town is working closely with the Province of Alberta to advance the HWY 1A/22 interchange work. To support this, there are two construction projects anticipated to begin:

May 16/17: Overnight construction to install a heavy truck crossing between HWY 1A and Ranche Road (RR43). During this time, only one lane will be open to traffic, with flaggers controlling traffic flow. 

May 18: Crews will begin construction on the east loop ramps for the HWY 1A/22 interchange. During daytime hours, traffic on HWY 22 will be limited to one lane each direction. Flaggers will be in place to assist with traffic flow. This work is anticipated to be complete by late July.

We acknowledge that the construction projects are impacting many residents, as you travel throughout Cochrane. Thanks for your patience as we work to deliver these projects – we appreciate your support. 

Information updates will be shared regularly to help you plan your routes. 

May 11 & 12Hwy 1A near Centre Ave

HWY 1A IMPROVEMENTS: OVERNIGHT UTILITY CROSSING INSTALLATIONS

Crews will be installing utility crossings near Centre Ave on Hwy 1A. This work will start on the evening of May 11 at 8pm and continue to 6am on May 12. A second night shift will start at 8pm on May 12 and be complete the following day. During this time traffic routing along Hwy 1A will change as work progresses. Please follow signage and instructions from the flaggers.

May 94th Avenue

HWY 1A IMPROVEMENTS: 4th AVENUE LANE CLOSURE

Starting Monday, May 9 the right-turn/through lane on southbound 4th Avenue will be closed for approximately 4 weeks as ATCO Gas completes a pipeline move to support the HWY 1A improvements project.

A temporary pedestrian detour has been constructed around the work area and the traffic signals will be re-timed to accommodate the closed lane.

We appreciate that this lane closure may result in some localized traffic delays.

Map

May 2-20Crawford Ranche Storm Water FacilityThe facility will be cleaned to remove accumulated sediments. This work will take three or four day and will be completed between May 2-20, weather permitting. 
May 2-9River Heights Dr

UPCOMING ROAD CLOSURE: RIVER HEIGHTS DR

Starting May 2, there will be a staggered road closure of River Heights Dr for a waterline installation. Traffic will continue to flow through the area and work will be complete by May 9. Please see attached image for the specific closure dates of each lane, and obey all signage in the area.

Map

April 20
Jumping Pound Creek Pathway
See Map

PATHWAY CLOSURE

Starting April 20, the pathway along Jumping Pound Creek will be temporarily closed while rehabilitation work and affected tree removal is underway in the area.

This closure will be in place for approximately one week, and a detour will be in place. Please obey all barricades and signage in the area.


Apr 2-15, 2022SE end of River Ave and NW end of the Rivercrest development in the environmental reserve lands
Work underway to support geotechnical investigation 
Work starts Apr 4, 2022HWY 1A and Centre Avenue

PROJECT UPDATE: HWY 1A IMPROVEMENTS

The Town has resumed construction along Hwy 1A between Centre Avenue and 5th Avenue West. Starting next week traffic pattern changes will be implemented at Centre Avenue to accommodate installation of the new permanent traffic signal poles.

Please obey all signage and direction from flagging personnel.

Feb 4, 2022Ross Ave, 50 meters north of 1st St.
Temporary road closure. Fortis will be changing a power pole. Motorists should expect occasional traffic impacts as a detour route will be in place, please obey signage. 


*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 barricades and signs in the area. We appreciate your patience and understanding.