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NE LRT Extension – Contract 3

Like a puzzle piece, the Northeast LRT extension was a perfect fit, designed for the community and its needs

  • Calgary, Alberta

    Calgary, Alberta

Connecting Calgarian commuters with public transit

Professionals in transportation planning and design, structural engineering, track design, utility design, electrical design, and construction administration work together behind the scenes to get citizens where they need to be. Our objective was to create a connection from Westwinds Station to Saddletown Station without affecting traffic on 64 Avenue Northeast. We achieved our goal by tunneling under the roadway, allowing free flow Light Rail Transit (LRT) access.

We needed a greater amount of clearance between the tunnel and the 64 Avenue interchange and achieved this by raising the roadway and depressing the tunnel. 700 metres of retaining wall was added, new drainage facilities were developed, and approximately 500 metres of track bed was also installed. Metis Trail was also realigned to accommodate the LRT alignment.

By working closely with The City of Calgary, we provided the final link connecting Calgarians to Westwinds Station and Saddletowne Circle Northeast.­­

At a Glance

  • The City of Calgary
Meet Our Team

Jason Ashwin, Principal, Transportation

I grew up building cities in the sandbox and now I help build them in real life–it’s exciting to plan how people get around in their community.
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Arliss Szysky, Vice President, Regional Leader, Alberta South

Success is not constructing a building or installing a pipeline. It is enhancing the lives of those who interact with our work every day.
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David Thatcher, Senior Principal, Transportation

I’m a passionate transportation professional that enjoys planning and designing better ways to move people into and throughout our communities.
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  • Jason Ashwin

    Principal, Transportation

  • Arliss  Szysky

    Vice President, Regional Leader, Alberta South

  • David  Thatcher

    Senior Principal, Transportation

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