Baseline to be lit at Henday

Anthony Henday planners will be including two sets of traffic lights for the Baseline Road and Highway 216 interchange.

“On Baseline Road they are also going to have set of lights (for both directions), so when traffic is coming off of the Henday they can actually make turns onto Baseline,” said Strathcona County’s director of Economic Development and Tourism, Gerry Gabinet.

“That is a really tough intersection. These are going to be some really good improvements.”



They built it and now they’re coming

Even in today’s world, $1.42 billion can buy a lot, except when it comes to transportation.

For example, expanding Edmonton’s LRT system to St. Albert would cost approximately $100 million per kilometre of track. Roads stretch construction dollars further, but not by much. The price tag for completing the 21-kilometre northwest leg of Anthony Henday Drive– from Yellowhead Trail to Manning Drive– cost an estimated $1.42 billion.

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