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City of Edmonton marks start of 2023 construction season

City of Edmonton marks start of 2023 construction season

EDMONTON – The City of Edmonton has begun building for 2023 with more than 200 projects on deck or ready to go.

Edmonton Mayor Amarjeet Sohi stressed the importance of light rail transit (LRT) expansion as well as other infrastructure projects as the city ramps up construction for the summer season. The $7 billion 2023-26 Capital Budget includes more than $1.7 billion in infrastructure renewal, a City of Edmonton release stated.  

“As we become a city of two million people over the coming decades, we strive to be an inclusive and compassionate community of communities. Every single infrastructure project in the 2023 season is a step toward that future,” Sohi said.

“In 2022, ETS buses and trains travelled more than 46 million kilometres, which is the equivalent of 1,711 trips around the world. Investing in LRT expansion and bus rapid transit will ensure green modes of transportation continue to get Edmontonians where they need to go,” City of Edmonton deputy city manager of integrated infrastructure services Adam Laughlin said.

Construction of major road projects such as the Yellowhead Trail Freeway Conversion and the Terwillegar Drive Expansion will continue, including active transportation upgrades, such as new shared pathways for pedestrians, wheelchair users and cyclists.

More than 100 kilometres of residential roads and sidewalks and 23 kilometres of alleys will be renewed in 17 neighbourhoods across the city through the city’s Neighbourhood Renewal Program, the release stated. Work on improving 124 Street enters its second and final year with upgrades to the road, lighting and streetlights, and drainage systems to the area.

William Hawrelak Park will also see a three-year renewal project which will replace 50-year-old underground utilities, open spaces, facility infrastructure and transportation networks.

Construction will also soon begin on the Edmonton-Strathcona Footbridge, “as the city works with Strathcona County and the River Valley Alliance to improve access and connectivity to the trail systems in the River Valley,” the release stated.

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