The Crowchild Trail/Flanders Interchange will be under construction for two years, beginning September 2015.

    The new Flanders Bridge and Interchange roundabouts will open in fall 2016, improving traffic flow, safety and community connections, and offering better access for pedestrians, cyclists and transit.



Project Information

The new interchange design will improve traffic flow and safety for pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles, enhancing connections and allowing people to walk, bike and drive between area communities. It will meet the latest urban planning standards and will provide the additional capacity needed for growth in the area.

Latest News

Flanders Avenue temporary closure Sept. 30 to Oct. 3

As part of the Flanders Interchange construction process, Flanders Avenue SW will be closed at the Richard Road SW exit at southbound Crowchild Trail from Friday, September 30 at noon until Monday, October 3 at 8 a.m. During this temporary closure, drivers on southbound Crowchild Trail will be able to access the site by taking ...

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Interchange on track for November 1 opening

Construction of the Flanders Interchange is in the final stages.  The Flanders Bridge and three roundabout are on schedule to open to traffic on November 1, 2016. From now until the opening, work is focusing on: Waterproofing and paving of the bridge deck Paving of the northbound interchange ramps and Flanders Avenue east of the bridge Construction ...

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New access for Currie/CFB Business Park site

On Thursday, August 25, the current entrance to the Currie/CFB Business Park site from southbound Crowchild Trail will close.  From August 25 to 28, the site will be accessible only through the entrances/exits on Richardson Way SW. Beginning Monday, August 29, access to the site from southbound Crowchild Trail will be possible using the Richard ...

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New route for Scotiabank Calgary Marathon

Calgary’s annual Scotiabank Marathon will include a new route this weekend.  With construction of the new Flanders Interchange, the marathon will now cross Crowchild Trail at 50th Avenue SW. You can view the new route and learn more about the May 29 event at calgarymarathon.com.

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Temporary closure Richard Road off-ramp April 20

On Wednesday, April 20, there will be a temporary closure of the Richard Road off-ramp from southbound Crowchild Trail.  The closure will take place from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. only.  During this time, drivers will instead be able to exit southbound Crowchild Trail at 50 Avenue/Mount Royal Gate SW, or at 33 Avenue SW. Transit routes will ...

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New exit from SB Crowchild Trail to Richard Road SW

Beginning March 20, there will be a new off-ramp and road alignment for traffic exiting southbound Crowchild Trail for Richard Road SW.  The current off-ramp access to Currie Business Park from southbound Crowchild Trail will remain unchanged, but a second, new exit will be in place for traffic bound for Richard Road SW. Richard Road traffic will travel further ...

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Crowchild Trail lane reductions March 14 to 18

Beginning next week, evening lane reductions will take place on Crowchild Trail (at Flanders Avenue) to allow for the installation of girders for the new Flanders Interchange. The temporary lane reductions will take place during off-peak traffic hours, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. daily from Mon., Mar. 14 to the morning of Sat., Mar. 19. For these ...

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December 5 Temporary on-ramp closure

This Saturday, the southbound Crowchild Trail on-ramp at Richard Road SW will undergo a temporary, four-hour closure to allow for infrastructure upgrades. The closure will take place from 8 a.m. until noon on December 5, and will only impact traffic accessing southbound Crowchild Trail from northbound Richard Road. While the temporary closure is in place, traffic will ...

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Southbound Crowchild Trail on-ramp temporary closure November 7

The southbound Crowchild Trail on-ramp at Richard Road SW will undergo a temporary closure this Saturday, November 7. The on-ramp will be closed from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. to allow for the paving of the new Flanders Interchange on-ramp. During the temporary closure, traffic in the area will be able to access southbound Crowchild Trail via 33 Avenue ...

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Flanders Interchange Design