Construction delays and closures are being planned as construction efforts for the SW connection of the Calgary ring road pick up.

Jeff Edgington, MD of Foothills Infrastructure Supervisor, says commuters will be seeing signage and notifications going public in the near future.

"The current company is waiting for updated specs on signage from Alberta Transportation, we should start to seeing notifications going up very quickly."

Once those specs come in construction will pick up throughout the entire route, as Edgington says the project managers aim to build everything at the same time.

"As far as I know in the construction plan they're trying to do pretty much everything concurrently so you'll see affected areas all along the route, including but limited to Highway 22."

For those who would to like to plan their routes around the traffic back-ups or potential closure's you can go to the project website for all of the information that you'll need by clicking here.

The website includes up-to-date closures and back-ups and also has some future information for the project.

The Southwest Calgary Ring Road project will include 31 km's of highway, 47 bridges, one tunnel and three river crossings among other big projects.

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