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

Nov 7 temporary closure of southbound Crowchild Trail off-ramp

The southbound off-ramp from Crowchild Trail to the Flanders Interchange will be temporarily closed from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Monday, November 7 to allow for paving. During this temporary closure, drivers can use the 50 Avenue SW/Mount Royal Gate SW or 33 Avenue SW exits from southbound Crowchild Trail.

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Flanders Interchange open to traffic October 31

The Flanders Interchange will be open to traffic in time for the morning rush-hour on Monday, October 31. Landscaping work on the project will continue until summer 2017, but the three roundabouts and the new Flanders Bridge will be fully operational. Questions about how to navigate the dual roundabouts? The City of Calgary has examples of ...

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Crowchild Trail lane reductions October 28/29

Drivers are encouraged to avoid Crowchild Trail at Flanders Avenue SW from 11 p.m. Fri., Oct. 28 to 5 a.m. Sat., Oct. 29 as new overhead signage is installed at the Flanders Interchange. During this six-hour window, traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction for approximately three to four hours. A full ...

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Flanders Interchange Grand Opening October 29

Canada Lands Company and The City of Calgary invite you to be the first to set foot on the new Flanders Interchange, infrastructure that will enhance safety for all and connect communities. The Flanders Avenue Interchange will soon be opening to traffic, and on October 29, we invite you for a sneak preview to celebrate ...

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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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Flanders Interchange Design