McHugh Bluff Pathway Closure Update

The City of Calgary recently provided an update regarding the McHugh Bluff slope remediation project. The path (between 5A and 6 ST NW) will remain closed until the fall of 2023 but there is a plan to repair and reopen it. The plan was presented to Council to remediate issues along the slope both in the short term and long term. This work will include installing:
– soil nails with shotcrete
– sheet drains
– horizontal slope drains
– high strength wire mesh/steel plates/geosynthetics
– reconstruction of the existing gabion basket retaining wall adjacent to the pathway 

– Funding approved: June 2022
– Contract tender: Summer 2022
– Contract awarded: Fall 2022
– Construction: 2023 

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