Alberta to widen Highway 1A with land transfer from First Nation


The Alberta government will extend 29 kilometers of Highway 1A west of Calgary.

The $76.5-million venture is to twofold the width of the segment among Cochrane and Canmore.

The administration says it has consented to an arrangement for an exchange of terrains required for the update with Stoney Nakoda First Nation.

Development is likewise to smooth plunges and fix bends out and about, form bears on the sides and make trench more extensive and less steep.

The undertaking is to take a few years.

Head Jason Kenney says the development is significant for Albertans.

“I am glad that we have settled on this concurrence with the Stoney Nakoda. This thruway development will improve both security and monetary chances, while following that our First Nations are genuine accomplices in success,” he said in a news discharge.

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