City to unveil Airport Trail tunnel at grand opening party
Published Saturday, May 17, 2014 1:27PM MDT Last Updated Saturday, May 17, 2014 1:28PM MDT
Airport Trail tunnel Grand Opening celebration poster (courtesy: City of Calgary)
Calgarians are invited to grab an up close view of the largest road infrastructure project in the city’s history when the city celebrates the opening of the Airport Trail tunnel underneath the Calgary International Airport’s new runway.
On Saturday, May 24, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., citizens can take part in the celebration which will include:
- A classic car show n’ shine
- Live entertainment
- Food trucks
- Displays by the CPS, EMS, CFD and Calgary Transit
Mayor Nenshi, Ward 3 Councillor Jim Stevenson, and the acting minister of Municipal Affairs are scheduled to address the crowd.
There will be no parking available at the Airport Trail tunnel. Complimentary shuttles will transport guests from the Westwinds LRT station to the tunnel.
For more information on the event, and information about the tunnel’s construction, visit Airport Trail Tunnel.