Calgary,
29
January
2020
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17:30
America/Denver

Alberta Transportation partners with City of Calgary installing digital message boards and traffic cameras along Stoney Trail

Alberta Transportation, in partnership with The City of Calgary, is installing various Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) equipment along Stoney Trail in Calgary’s southeast, northeast and northwest quadrants. This equipment includes 11 dynamic message signs and 11 traffic cameras, and will provide many benefits to everyday users of Stoney Trail.

The dynamic message signs will allow important information to be displayed to commuters along Stoney Trail, including travel time, major construction, incident reports and safety information. Cameras will be used for monitoring and incident management from Calgary’s Traffic Management Centre (TMC) to help keep the roadway safe.

“The Government of Alberta supports using technology to improve everyday travel times for Albertans. Dynamic messaging signs give drivers real-time information to improve their commute and have saved Calgarians time on Deerfoot Trail since 2007. Installing new signs on Stoney Trail will help Calgarians get to work and back home to their families quicker and easier.”

-Ric McIver, Minister of Transportation

This project is being completed with funding from Alberta Transportation, and is an example of the benefits of using innovative approaches to improve service to Calgarians and Albertans using our highway systems.

Construction is already underway and expected to complete by December 2020.

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