Earthwork and Road/Bridge Building

Southwest Calgary Ring Road, Calgary, AB


Project owner: Government of Alberta – Ministry of Transportation

Date: 2016-2021

Total cost: $1.42 billion (projected)


CLAC-represented companies: Peter Kiewit & Sons, Graham Construction, and Ledcor Construction (collectively known as KGL)


CLAC members at peak: 400+


Scope: KGL, along with other subcontractors, are responsible for constructing 31 kilometres of six- and eight-lane divided highway. This includes 14 interchanges, one road flyover, one railway flyover, 47 bridges, one culvert set, one tunnel, and three river crossings. CLAC members on the project work as equipment operators, carpenters, labourers, welders, mechanics, traffic controllers and surveyors. Once complete, the ring road will greatly ease traffic flow in and around the city.