Federal funding announced for southwest ring road
The federal government's pre-election "Christmas in July" tour continued today in Calgary with an announcement of $582.9-million for the southwest ring road. Minister Jason Kenney says it's a project of national significance, noting that the road will have an economic impact of $800-million and will get goods to the west coast a lot quicker than having to travel through Calgary streets. The project includes 31-kilometres of highway with 46 bridges, 10 service level interchanges, 4 multi-level...