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Temporary Road Closures

Sturgeon County may need to close roadways in the event of maintenance or construction. Please ensure the appropriate authorities are notified. Partial Closures will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted.

Partial & Full Lane Closures:

North Saskatchewan River Hwy 15 Bridge Project:

Alberta Transportation has contracted ALBERCO Construction for the Hwy 15 bridge project over the North Saskatchewan River. The contractor has a Traffic Accommodation Strategy in place which includes partial and full road closures. Advance warning signs will be installed.

If you have any questions the primary contact is Site Superintendent - Fred Klaszus (780) 267-5829.

Lamoureux Drive under the Hwy 15 bridge between the two ramp accesses onto Hwy 15

The road closures are scheduled as follows:

  • One Lane Closure: June 18 to August 15, 2020
  • Full Lane Closure: July 8 to July 22, 2020

Full Road Closures: 

Please note that the following roads are closed as of July 11, 2020 due to flooding conditions:

  • Range Road 270 between Highway 37 and Township Road 552
    • High water levels from the river have made road conditions unsafe for vehicle traffic
    • No thru traffic. Local landowners can access the road from North and South of the flooding region near the bridge crossing
       
  • Railway Ave (Range Road 230) between township road 570 and Township Road 572
    • Transportation services is performing emergency pumping. There is no thru traffic at the location of 57009 RR 230A
       
  • Range Road 203 between Township Road 574 and Range Road 205
    • Road is closed due to a collapsed culvert at approximately 775m South of Township Road 574
    • Emergency repair is taking place on July 12, 2020. Road is expected to be re-opened by July 13, 2020
       
  • Township Road 574 between Range Road 203 and Range Road 204 has reopened (Road has been temporarily repaired with rig mats and traffic is reduced to one lane)

Please note Effective Sunday, July 12, 2020 the following roads will be closed due to flooding:

  • Road Closure: Range Road 204 between Township Road 574 and Township Road 580
    • Road is closed due to high water levels that are a hazard to traffic
  • Road Closure: Range Road 205 between Township Road 574 and Township Road 580
    • Road is closed due to high water levels that are a hazard to traffic

Please note Effective Monday, July 13, 2020 the following road will be closed due to flooding:

  • Range Road 231 between Township Road 570 and Township Road 572

RANGE ROAD 271 between Hwy 37 and Township Road 552 (approximately 200m north of 55010)

DATE: Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Contractor will be performing a centerline culvert replacement on this section of road. (weather permitting)

DETOUR:

  • Resident to the north have access from Twp Rd 552
  • Residents to the south have access from Hwy 37
  • There will be no through traffic

RANGE ROAD 212 between Hwy 38 and Township Road 572

DATE: Effective Immediately - Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - until further notice.
Due to washout conditions this road will remain closed until further notice.

  • DETOUR:
    • Resident at washout condition has access to the north from Twp Rd 572
    • Residents south of washout must access from Hwy 38
    • Road is closed due to a plugged culvert (beaver control) and washout conditions
    • Road will remain closed until road repairs can take place and is safe for travel

RANGE ROAD 213 between Hwy 38 and Township Road 572

DATE: Effective Immediately - Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - until further notice.
Due to severe washout conditions this road will remain closed until further notice.

  • DETOUR:
    • Resident at washout condition has access to the south from Hwy 38
    • Residents north of washout must access from Twp Rd 572
    • Road will be closed until road repairs can take place and is safe for travel

RANGE ROAD 245 between Township Road 554 and 552

DATE: Effective Immediately - Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - until further notice.
Due to very poor driving conditions this road will remain closed until further notice.

  • DETOUR:
    • Resident at 55232 has good access from driveway to Twp Rd 552 south
    • Residents close to Twp Rd 554 have good access to the north
    • No immediate concerns for resident access in the worst areas of the road
    • Road will be closed until repairs can take place and is safe for travel

TOWNSHIP ROAD 562 between Range Road 260 and 261

DATE: Effective Immediately - Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - until further notice.
Due to very poor driving conditions this road will remain closed until further notice.

  • DETOUR:
    • Resident west of the train tracks has good access to Rge Rd 261 heading west
    • Road will be closed until weather permits

RANGE ROAD 225 from Hwy 28 south to Township Road 572

DATE: Effective Immediately - Thursday, July 2, 2020 - until further notice.
Due to washout and flooding conditions this road will remain closed until further notice.

  • DETOUR:
    • All residents from 57304 Rge Rd 225 and north on Rge Rd 225 must access homes from Hwy 28
    • All residents south from 57204 Rge Rd 225 must access homes from Twp Rd 572
    • There will be no through traffic from Hwy 28 south to Twp Rd 572

TOWNSHIP ROAD 544 FROM HWY 2 EAST TO RANGE ROAD 253:

DATE: Effective Immediately - Thursday, July 2, 2020 - until further notice.
Due to washout and flooding conditions this road will remain closed until further notice.

  • There will NO THROUGH traffic
  • DETOUR:
    • All residents living on Rge Rd 253 and local traffic to Sturgeon Valley must detour south on Rge Rd 253 off of Hwy 37
    • Twp Rd 544 from Rge Rd 253 east to Coal Mine Road is open
    • There will be no access from Hwy 2 east onto Twp Rd 544

TOWNSHIP ROAD 555A BETWEEN RANGE ROAD 230 AND 225:

DATE: Effective immediately - Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - until further notice.

  • Road is closed due to drainage work.
  • There will NO THROUGH traffic during this time. 
  • DETOUR:
    • Local resident is able to access from the east on Rge Rd 225
    • Residents living on Rge Rd 225 north of Twp Rd 555A must access from the south on Rge Rd 225
    • Road will remain closed until suitable for safe travelling conditions

 

Partial Road Closure:

Township Road 551 between 24508 and 24516 - One Lane Traffic:

Due to water encroaching onto the road on both shoulders of the road at this location there will be one lane traffic through this area.

  • Barriers will be placed where the roadway narrows
  • Signage will be placed at each end of the reduced lane area

DATE:    Effective immediately - Wednesday, July 8, 2020

 

Hwy 642/Range Road 255 Intersection Upgrades Project:

Willows Construction on behalf of G3 will be performing intersection upgrades at Hwy 642 and Range Road 255.

  • Construction of a Type IIIb intersection and upgrading of 300m of Rge Rd 255 going north of Hwy 642
  • Expect delays in traffic – there will be lane restrictions during construction
  • Flaggers will be onsite for traffic control
  • No full road closures anticipated

DATE:    Monday July 6, 2020 to August 22, 2020 (weather permitting)


Road Closures Effective Immediately:

Range Road 233 from Hwy 651 north to the dead end

  • ONLY Residents have access from Hwy 651 to their homes
  • NO through traffic
  • Closure due to over the road flooding conditions
  • Barricades have been placed

DATE: Effective immediately, Thursday, June 11, 2020 

Range Road 223 from Township Road 570 (Heartland Drive) north to Township Road 572

  • Residents must access from Township Road 572
  • Closure due to over the road flooding conditions causing a washout
  • Barricades have been placed
  • No through traffic

DATE:    Effective immediately June 9, 2020 until further notice

Township Road 580 between Range road 245 and 244

  • Muddy conditions throughout making travel for cars next to impossible.
  • Residents close to Range Road 244 have access from the east and residents close to Range Road 245 have access from the west
  • No through traffic for travelling public

DATE:  Monday June 8, 2020 – Effective immediately until further notice

Coal Mine Road from Range Road 252 to Starkey Road (Coal Mine Road N of Estate Way Drive, between 25128 and 25118) is impassable at this time.

Barricades will be placed. All acreages on this section will have access. This may affect emergency routes.

DETOUR:

Residents from the west:

  • RR 252 North to Hwy 37
  • Hwy 37 East to Starkey Road
  • Starkey Road S of Coal Mine Road

Resident from west:

  • Starkey Road North to Hwy 37
  • Hwy 37 West to RR 252
  • RR 252 South to Coal Mine Road

DATE: Effective immediately - Thursday, April 30, 2:20 p.m. Please check back for updates. 


 

 

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