The government of Canada has committed $168.5 million for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project, a design that will protect Calgary and other downstream communities from the potential damage caused by extreme flooding.
Alberta is investing $1 billion, or 40%, of the city’s expected $2.6-billion Valley Line West LRT expansion cost as well as $131 million of the $328-million Metro Line expansion project.
The towns of Vermilion, Barrhead and St. Paul will receive over $14M in federal funds for wastewater treatment plant upgrades.
Nearly $200 million in improvement projects in northwestern Alberta will include two bridge replacements.
Possible options for upstream storage include new potential storage sites and a further modification of TransAlta reservoir operations.
Work on selecting an engineering consultant is underway, and once selected, detailed design is expected to take at least two years.
Alberta’s Strategic Transportation Infrastructure Program will support 87 municipal road, bridge and community airport projects in 50 communities across the province in 2017-18.
Selection of an engineering consultant will begin this year, and once design and engineering are complete construction could begin as early as fall 2019.
The 90-km South Red Deer Regional Wastewater System provides a solution for multiple communities.
The $21.6 million includes $882,000 for planning and $20.6 million to construct the consolidated High Prairie campus.
The Alberta government is creating a $36-million rebate program for solar installation on residential and commercial buildings.
SNC-Kentz and Clearstream joint venture awarded five-year engineering/procurement services agreement for Fort Mac oil sands projects.