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Construction between Rabbit Hill Road and Whitemud Drive started in spring 2021.

Construction Update - Spring 2022

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Construction on Stage One over the next year includes:

  • Widening the median side of Terwillegar Drive from Rabbit Hill Road to south of Haddow Drive including  tie-ins to crossing roadways 
  • New alignment of Terwillegar Drive and two new intersections at Haddow Drive
  • Adding a shared-use path north of 40 Avenue / Bulyea Road and from Rabbit Hill Road south to  Thibault Park in South Terwillegar 

During construction, 2 lanes of traffic will remain open in each direction during peak periods only. No major detours will be required, however there will be traffic flow impacts during off-peak hours.

Learn more: 

Watch the 2022 Construction Presentation
Watch the April 19 online Q&A with the project team on 2022 construction plans.

About the Project

Stage One of the Terwillegar Drive Expansion Program includes all road upgrades to Terwillegar Drive from Anthony Henday Drive to Whitemud Drive. The improvements include:

  • Four lanes in each direction (3 for motor vehicles and 1 dedicated lane for transit)

  • Intersection upgrades, including new left and right turning lanes and shared-use path crossings

  • Bus stop upgrades, including longer pull outs, weather-protected shelters, connections to the shared-use path and lighting

  • Shared-use path on the east side of Terwillegar Drive including connections to the communities and lighting

  • Continued landscape naturalization and additional tree plantings

  • New rapid bus transit services anticipated to be in operation once construction is complete

A noise study was completed which revealed that the current berms and fences along Terwillegar Drive provide sufficient noise mitigation to meet the requirements of the Urban Traffic Noise Policy C506A under both current and future traffic conditions. Additional noise attenuation measures are therefore not planned as part of Stage One.


Stage One is funded by the City of Edmonton through the 2019-2022 Capital Budget and in partnership with the Government of Alberta:

  • North portion (Rabbit Hill Road to Whitemud Drive): City of Edmonton

  • South portion (Anthony Henday Drive to Rabbit Hill Road), shared-use path, transit priority measures: Province of Alberta