TRAIL TAKES THE LEAD : CANADIAN FREEWAY EXTENSION SOLVES TECHNICAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SAFETY ISSUES

This article examines how Canada has handled extending its freeway systems, an effort which required special attention to be paid to wildlife and runoff. The article begins with the societal roots of growth in automobile transportation throughout Canada and addresses main thoroughfares as well as proposed extensions. The article then details the Deerfoot Trail extension project, focusing on cost-savings and signage. Environmental concerns focus on crossing the Bow River, replete with its spawning areas and wildlife trails. Lastly the article looks at the time-saving effect of the freeway changes for nearby residents.

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    Scranton Gillette Communications

    380 E Northwest Highway, Suite 200
    Des Planes, IL  United States  60016-2282
  • Authors:
    • Carter, Dwight
    • Bishop, Mike
  • Publication Date: 2005-1

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00986858
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Files: BTRIS, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 2005 12:00AM