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Submit your nominations for the 2015 Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation

Alberta Transportation Minister Wayne Drysdale is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 2015 Minister’s Awards for Transportation Innovation. These annual awards recognize Alberta’s transportation industry’s innovative people and organizations which plan, design, construct, operate or maintain a roadway, transit service or related initiative.

Highway 43 twinning complete

Work on twinning 20 kilometres of Highway 43 through the Sturgeon Lake Reserve is complete. The highway officially opened to traffic on September 12, 2014 and Sturgeon Heights resident Charlene Soldan was the first driver on the eastbound section of the newly twinned section. Transportation Minister Wayne Drysdale celebrated the completion of the project with special guests on October 3 in Grande Prairie.

New Medicine Hat Interchange Opens

Alberta Transportation Minister Wayne Drysdale officially opened the $23 million TransCanada Highway interchange at Dunmore Road in Medicine Hat on July 31, 2014, providing safer, free-flow national highway travel while reducing congestion on local roads. The new interchange supports the Government of Alberta's commitment to improve market access across Alberta, across Canada and around the world.

Take a look at the final leg of the Calgary Ring Road

The Government of Alberta is continuing planning for the much anticipated final section of the Calgary Ring Road. Residents can now take a closer look at the future with the release of new planning drawings of the roadway and interchanges, current aerial photos of the route and an update on next steps as the project moves closer to shovels in the ground.

Province on board for expanding public transit

The second call for Green Transit Incentives Program (GreenTRIP) applications opened April 15, with a deadline of November 30, 2014. Read new release.