NDP commits to S.W. ring road within 7 years
The NDP government is assuring Albertans that the southwest ring road will be completed in seven years as per the original agreement. Transportation Minister Brian Mason says he hopes construction can start within the year, but did not provide a specific date. The government is putting out tenders for construction and have also applied for $583 million in federal funding for the project. Mason says the goal is to provide Calgarians with a modern highway network to improve commute times. A portion...