GRAND PRAIRIE, ALTA. — The City of Grande Prairie has wrapped up another construction season.
Capital projects totalled nearly $86 million.
According to the city, many projects were undertaken to build and improve infrastructure and amenities throughout Grand Prairie.
“The city strategically invested $85.9 million in capital projects that support the entire community and enhance the quality of life for residents,” said officials in a press release. “The projects also create longevity and sustainability of services by improving existing infrastructure, enhancing recreation, and providing space for key services needed in the community.”
Key projects undertaken this year include:
- The Activity & Reception Centre
- North Bike Skills Park
- Coordinated Care Campus
- Downtown Streetscapes and Rehabilitation Project
- Maskwoteh Park Pedestrian Bridge
Other projects completed this year include:
- 23 kilometres of road improvements
- 42 new pedestrian crossing signal poles at 16 locations
- 21 kilometres of storm pipe inspections
- 6.7 kilometres of sidewalk improvements
- 3.7 kilometres of trails replaced
Some of the projects were made possible through access to provincial and federal grants totalling $31.7 million, of which $15.5 million was one-time emergency COVID-19 stimulus funding focused on investing in infrastructure and creating jobs.