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Major Project Updates for the Month of December 2018

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Major Project Updates for the Month of December 2018

A monthly update of recently added, under construction, and completed projects in the Alberta Major Projects Inventory.


Recently Added

20 projects were recently added with a combined value of $2.5B for the month of December 2018

Peace Pipeline Expansion Phase 7 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Peace-Pipeline-Expansion-Phase-7/3775
Phase VII includes a new 20-inch, approximately 220-kilometer pipeline in the LaGlace-Valleyview-Fox Creek corridor, as well as six new pump stations, between LaGlace and Edmonton.

BMO Centre Expansion - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/BMO-Centre-Expansion/3235
Expansion of the BMO Centre in Calgary from 500k square feet, to a space with more than 1 million square feet.

The project was approved by the City of Calgary in December 2018, and is investigating how different levels of government will share [Read More]

Peace Pipeline Expansion Phase 8 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Peace-Pipeline-Expansion-Phase-8/3776
The phase VIII expansion would enable segregated pipeline service for ethane-plus and propane-plus from the central Montney area at Gordondale, Alberta, into the Edmonton area for market delivery. Phase VIII would include a new 10 and 16-inch [Read More]

Metro Line Extension, Blatchford - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Metro-Line-Extension-Blatchford/3781
Extension from the temporary station at the NAIT campus to Blatchford. The Government of Alberta has dedicated $131M to this project.

Amazon Edmonton Warehouse - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Amazon-Edmonton-Warehouse/3777
New 1 million square foot warehouse and distribution center developed by TD Greystone Asset Management located in the Nisku Business Park (Border Business Park). The facility will be occupied by Amazon upon completion.

Dr. Anne Anderson High School - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Dr-Anne-Anderson-High-School/3780
Construction of a two-story high school in the heritage valley area of south Edmonton. The high school will be able to accommodate 1,800 upon completion and will be able to handle an expansion to 2,400 students if required.

Aurum Road Extension - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Aurum-Road-Extension/3782
Extension of Aurum Road in east Edmonton from 9 Street Northeast to 17 Street Northeast.

AUPE Headquarters - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/AUPE-Headquarters/3768
Construction of a new, modern headquarters for AUPE staff. The building, designed by Next Architecture will include over 120,000 square feet of office space over four stories.

106 Avenue Bridge over Wayne Gretzky Drive - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/106-Avenue-Bridge-over-Wayne-Gretzky-Drive/3786
The project involves rehabilitation the existing 106th Avenue bridge over Wayne Gretzky Drive. This project will improve safety, increase load carrying capacity, and improve the condition of the various bridge components.

NUDE Condo Building - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/NUDE-Condo-Building/3774
Plans call for the construction of a 19 storey, 177 unit condo complex in Calgary's beltline. Units will measure 400-800 square feet in size, and include an underground parkade.

135 Street Ramps to Anthony Henday - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/135-Street-Ramps-to-Anthony-Henday/3784
Construction of the first two lanes of what will be the 135th Street ramps to the Anthony Henday, shutting down the 127th Street ramps. The project scope also includes widening Ellerslie Road from 127th Street to 135th Street.

Sturgeon Medical Centre - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Sturgeon-Medical-Centre/3779
Construction of a three-story medical facility in St Albert. The building will be 49,000 square feet in size.

North District Commercial Development - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/North-District-Commercial-Development/3769
Development that will consist of 3 buildings (representing 42,000+ square feet. The project will contain 7 retail bay, along with office space.

Meadows Mile Holiday Inn & Suites - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Meadows-Mile-Holiday-Inn-Suites/3772
Construction of a 55,000 square foot hotel featuring 153 rooms along with conference facilities.

Entwistle Pool and Community Hub - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Entwistle-Pool-and-Community-Hub/3778
The project will replace the pool and community hub in Entwistle at a cost of $9.3M

Jasper Place Bowl Grandstand Replacement - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Jasper-Place-Bowl-Grandstand-Replacement/3783
Demolition and replacement of existing Grandstand structure (originally built in 1967) with a new 2,000 seat structure, additional dressing rooms and spotter box.

West Division Edmonton Police Station Rehabilitation - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/West-Division-Edmonton-Police-Station-Rehabilitation/3785
The project involves the rehabilitation of the West Division Edmonton Police Station.

Whoop-Up Drive Bridge Girder Coating - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Whoop-Up-Drive-Bridge-Girder-Coating/3771
Bridge girder coating of the Whoop Up Drive Bridge over the Oldman River.

Banff Pedestrian Bridge - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Banff-Pedestrian-Bridge/3773
New pedestrian bridge proposed for Banff. This will be the second pedestrian bridge over the Bow River.

Waterton Alpine Stables Buildings - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Waterton-Alpine-Stables-Buildings/3770
Construction of Waterton Alpine Stables Buildings, that will consist of a barns and a cottage. Plans also call for the renovation of the stable buildings area in Waterton National Park .

Under Construction

4 projects with a combined value of $268.5M are now under construction for the month of December 2018

Tidewater TransAlta Natural Gas Pipeline - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Tidewater-TransAlta-Natural-Gas-Pipeline/3567
Construction of a natural gas pipeline from the Tidewater Brazeau River facility to the Keephills and Sundance Generating Stations. The pipeline will provide initial capacity of 130 MMcf/d by 2020, and have expansion capability to 340 MMcf/d, which [Read More]

East Village Parkade - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/East-Village-Parkade/3587
Construction of a 500 vehicle parkade in Calgary's East Village. It will incorporate a creative space for innovators called "Platform". Structure will have the capability to to modified into residential or commercial space when autonomous vehicles [Read More]

Autumn Glen Lodge Upgrades / Modernization - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Autumn-Glen-Lodge-Upgrades-Modernization/434
The Autumn Glen Lodge is being built in three phases. Includes 60 rooms and 30 self-contained units totalling 74,000 square feet on 5.74 acres.

Strathcona Community Center Repairs - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Strathcona-Community-Center-Repairs/3763
Allocation of $14M to repair the underground parkade, and structural repairs following two explosions in the fall.


30 projects with a combined value of $1.9B have been completed for the month of December 2018

Major Neighbourhood Renewal Program - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Major-Neighbourhood-Renewal-Program/114
The 2015-2018 Edmonton neighborhood renewal will involve reconstruction in Avonmore, Bonnie Doon, Queen Alexandra, Rosslyn, Westmount, Westwood, Lansdowne, Lauderdale, Belgravia, Kilkenny, McKernan, Montrose, Strathern, Allendale, Bellevue/Virginia [Read More]

Peace Pipeline Expansion Phase 5 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Peace-Pipeline-Expansion-Phase-5/3739
Peace Pipeline Expansion Phase 5 will add additional capacity to address constraints between Lator and Fox Creek. The project will add approximately 260,000 bpd of additional capacity.

Zoo Redevelopment Phase 1 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Zoo-Redevelopment-Phase-1/760

Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Bonnybrook-Wastewater-Treatment-Plant-Upgrade/120
Upgrades to Secondary Plant B, Secondary Plant C and dissolved air flotation facility.

Park Point Condos - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Park-Point-Condos/660
A 34-storey high rise condominium project looking over Central Memorial Park in Calgary"s Beltline neighbourhood including 287 residences. Planned construction start is late 2015.

Peace Pipeline Expansion Phase 4 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Peace-Pipeline-Expansion-Phase-4/3738
Peace Pipeline Expansion Phase 4 is expected to increase capacity between Fox Creek and Namao by approximately 180,000 bpd by adding two additional pump stations and infrastructure.

Verve - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Verve/108
Construction of a mix use residential building.

Tsuut'ina All Chiefs Sportsplex & Jim Starlight Community Hall - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Tsuut-ina-All-Chiefs-Sportsplex-Jim-Starlight-Community-Hall/3611
Construction of an arena known as the Tsuut'ina All Chiefs Sportsplex, along with the Jim Starlight Community Hall. The project will feature 2 ice surfaces, the largest with a capacity for 5,000 spectators.

Symphony Tower Condo Building - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Symphony-Tower-Condo-Building/676
Construction of a 27 storey condominium tower and six townhouses.

Highfield Landfill Remediation - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Highfield-Landfill-Remediation/3491
Plans call for site work for a municipal facility. The purposed of the project is to remove the landfill and remediation of the inactive landfill site for suture use by the City of Calgary. Scope involves removal of the north and south waste cells, [Read More]

Sakaw Terrace Seniors Facility - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Sakaw-Terrace-Seniors-Facility/3469
Development consisting of 70 lodge units and 88 one and two bedroom apartments. On-site amenities include salon, exercise facility, tuck shop, theatre room, and multifaith room. Underground parking will also be constructed.

Stantec Office Interior Fit-Up - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Stantec-Office-Interior-Fit-Up/3722
Interior fit-up of office floors 3-18 for Stantec.

Cranston - Seton Interchange - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Cranston-Seton-Interchange/3451
Construction of a new interchange at Deerfoot Trail and 212 Avenue could begin summer 2017, with completion expected by fall 2019. The interchange will connect the communities of Cranston & Seton.

The Slopes of Sylvan Lake - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Slopes-of-Sylvan-Lake/680

Unity House and Sexual Assault Healing Centre - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Unity-House-and-Sexual-Assault-Healing-Centre/682
This women's and children's shelter will expand the current facilities from 9 bedrooms to 45 over 22,000 sq ft, along with communal dining area and child development centre.

The Waterfront - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/The-Waterfront/2609
Construction of a 9 story, 71 unit tower, and a 18 story, 141 unit tower. Condos will be between 475 - 1,375 sq ft. Buildings to feature underground parking.

Wildlife Fencing - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Wildlife-Fencing/910
47 km of new fencing from east gates of Banff and the Castle Interchange.

Stirling School Modernization - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Stirling-School-Modernization/2080
Modernization of a k-12 school in Stirling, which will include a new gymnasium along with mechanical, electrical and structural upgrades. School is part of the Westwind School Division.

Roadwork - 15196 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Roadwork-15196/861
Asphalt concrete and other work. N of jct hwy 16 to N of Jct Hwy 642, hwy 37 to town of morinville.

Castle Downs Arena Renewal - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Castle-Downs-Arena-Renewal/3209
Renewal of the Castle Downs Arena, located in north west Edmonton. Project to commence construction in the fall of 2017, with construction set to last 1 year.

Firebreak Rehabilitation and Trail Restoration - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Firebreak-Rehabilitation-and-Trail-Restoration/3523
Firebreaks to be rehabilitated and trails to be restored from the May 2016 Fort McMurray Fire. Eagle Ridge and Timberlea to be completed in 2017, Abasand, Anzac, Dickinsfield and Thickwood to be completed in 2018.

Roadwork - 17745 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Roadwork-17745/3571
Asphalt concrete work, along with vehicle inspection station sensors at kilometer 4.5.

Plamondon - Caslan Connector - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Plamondon-Caslan-Connector/3661
The project will pave Range Road 164 from Highway 633 to Township Road 164, with intersection improvements.

PSTS Parkland Sewer Line Twinning - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/PSTS-Parkland-Sewer-Line-Twinning/3541
Removal and replacement of 920 metres of PVC sewer line.

Roadwork - 13519 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Roadwork-13519/3551
Project include crack repair, asphalt and concrete work, and the installation of 27 street light units.

Whitehorn IT Data Center - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Whitehorn-IT-Data-Center/3565
Renovation of an existing municipal data facility. Project includes the construction of a Tier III data centre (Uptime Institute standard) and some exterior landscaping work.

Roadwork - 13698 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Roadwork-13698/3531
Bridge culvert replacement, that carries the Montagneuse River under Highway 64. Project also include the repaving of the section of road.

Roadwork - 19136 - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Roadwork-19136/3569
Asphalt and concrete work, along with 47 kilometers of rumble strips along Highway 856 from Forestburg to Highway 13

Office Alterations - 2850 Sunridge Blvd NE - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Office-Alterations-2850-Sunridge-Blvd-NE/3701
Office alteration to a low-rise office complex located at 285 Sunridge Blvd NE. The building was formerly occupied by Scotiabank. Building permit bp2018-08615 was issued on July 19, 2018.

Spitz Stadium Renovations - https://majorprojects.alberta.ca/details/Spitz-Stadium-Renovations/3705
Spitz Stadium is undergoing a $5.2M renovation which commenced in 2015. Phase 1 was budget at $2.9M and phase 2 was budgeted at $2.3M. The project will update the entire stadium, washrooms, concession, press booth, and the addition of an elevator.


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