Highway 97 Lake Country Planning Study (Glenmore/Beaver Lake Road)

The ministry is conducting a planning study to investigate and identify the future transportation needs of Highway 97 between Duck Lake and Lodge Road in Lake Country.

The study will recommend a long-term infrastructure strategy to improve safety and traffic flow along this segment of Highway 97.  Special consideration will be given to the Highway 97 – Glenmore/Beaver Lake Road intersection

The ministry has begun a planning study to investigate and identify the future transportation needs of Highway 97 between Lodge Road and Duck Lake in Lake Country.

Status

  • Planning phase

Schedule

  • The planning study is scheduled for completion in spring 2020.

Public Consultation

  • Extensive engagement with elected officials, a technical advisory committee and a community liaison committee has been taking place throughout the planning study, which started in early 2019.

Timeline for  Lake Country Project

In June 2019 a workshop was held to invite public input on potential long-term safety improvements for Highway 97 through Lake Country. 

Open House

An open house was held in February 2020 in Lake Country to give people the opportunity to provide input on potential interim and long-term safety improvements for Highway 97 through Lake Country.

The ministry will be considering all of the feedback received from the February 2020 public engagement prior to finalizing the study this spring.