TaigaNova currently offers direct access to Highway 63, THE main route connecting Fort McMurray to the major oil sands operations to the north (~24km from Highway 63 North Eco-Industrial Park site), and to Edmonton to the south (~400km). The Fort McMurray Airport provides direct flights to/from Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and St John's.
The Province of Alberta will be expanding Highway 63, and has proposed significant changes. The latest proposed designs may be downloaded below:
-Conferation Way drawing
For more information, see: www.transportation.alberta.ca/572.htm or www.transportation.alberta.ca/projects/northeast_flash.html (select 'parsons access road (668)' from the 'choose a highway' menu at the top left hand side of the map).
Gary Mack, P.Eng.
Project Coordinator, ISL Engineering and Land Services
Amanda Gill, BCS, JA
Landowner and Public Consultation Coordinator, ISL Engineering and Land Services