Construction Projects


County Roads

Sturgeon County is responsible for maintaining and building all township and range roads within the County. Watch this space for updates to our construction schedule.


Cardiff Road

Please note all timelines are approximate.

  • Stage 1a: Cardiff Road and RR 251 - The Cardiff Rd/Rge Rd 251 intersection is now reopened and all local traffic can now detour through Cardiff Pittsburgh. COMPLETED
  • Stage 1*: Cardiff Rd from East of 3 Ave to West of RR251 is now reopened to provide residential access for those who live along Cardiff Rd. COMPLETED
  • Stage 2*: Cardiff Rd from East of 3 Ave to East of Discovery Ave is closed for approximately one month. Local traffic can detour through Cardiff Pittsburgh/Echoes. COMPLETED
  • Stage 3a*: Cardiff Rd and Discovery Ave intersection will be closed for approximately one to two weeks. COMPLETED
  • Stage 3: Cardiff Rd from West of Discovery Ave to East of RR 252 will take approximately one month. Short-term closures of Cardiff Rd may be necessary to facilitate this work. Beginning Friday, August 18, 2017

     

    For stages 3a & 3, please detour Cardiff Rd - RR 252 - HWY 642 - RR 251 - Cardiff Rd

* Stages 1a, 1, 2, and 3a will be left with a temporary gravel driving surface, and will be paved together following the completion of Stage 3a. Short-term closure of Cardiff Rd will be necessary to facilitate this work as well as the driveway approach surfacing.

Cardiff Reservoir Fill Loop

Will be closed for approximately two weeks in late August or early September.

Parking/Access

Residents with mobility concerns, please contact Stephen Hinton at 780-939-0600.

Cardiff Pittsburgh
  • Residents are to access their property via their rear gate in the Sturgeon County owned alley right-of-way, or their front door, should a rear gate not exist.
  • Residents can park anywhere in Cardiff Pittsburgh (except for the above-mentioned detour routes) and walk to their property.
Cardiff Echoes
  • Residents are to access their property via their rear gate.
  • Residents can park: along Mill Rd south of Echo Ave or anywhere not along the above-mentioned detour routes and walk into their property.


Summerbrook Estates

Ashphalt paving, selective curb and gutter replacement, base repairs and cold milling in the areas of River Lane, Arcand Drive, Valleyview Crescent, Estates Way and Flynn Way. Construction will start on August 21 and is expected to be finished by October 15.


RR 241 - Cameron Park to  Twp Rd 552  / Twp Rd 552 - RR 241 to RR 240

Sturgeon County has contracted Border Paving Ltd. to upgrade Range Road 241 from Township Road 552 to Cameron Park as well as Township Road 552 from Range Road 241 to Range Road 240.

The work to be done includes brushing and clearing, ditching, culvert installations and earthworks, road base preparations, gravel and Hot Mix Asphalt paving. Weather permitting, the work should be completed by October 15m, 2017


Riviere Qui Barre Hamlet: Rge Rd 265 between Flynn Ave & TWP Rd 554

Drainage improvement and sidewalk construction

Scope of work includes:

  • Asphalt sidewalk
  • Concrete swale drain
  • Ditch regarding, culvert replacement and other work.

Please note: Due to weather and minor scope changes, this project is expected to be completed by mid-October.

Please slow down and drive carefully through the construction zone. Obey all posted signs.


Traffic Signals: Hwy 825 / Hwy 643

Construction is scheduled to begin on September 1, with a tentative completion date of Oct. 31.


Location:
Lamoureux Drive between RR 224 and RR 224A

Last updated April 18, 2017

Date: Effective until the end of September (weather permitting).

Purpose: Due to dangerous road conditions, these sections of roadway will be closed until further notice.  

  1. Lamoureux Drive between Range Road 224 and Range Road 224A
  2. Range Road 224A – from Lamoureaux Drive north to Hwy 825
  • Residents/businesses west of closure on Lamoureux Drive; go west on Lamoureux Drive to HWY 15
  • Residents/businesses east of closure: go north on Rge Rd 224 to HWY 825 or east on Lamoureux Drive to Rge Rd 223 and north to Boysdale Rd.
  • Road bans are in effect through the Hamlet of Lamoureux (75%)

Please remember to use caution and slow down when driving in these areas. If you have any questions, please call Transportation Services at 780-939-8252.


Lamoureux Trail Construction

Sturgeon County is constructing a 1.8 km trail in Lamoureux as part of the Capital Region River Valley Park in collaboration with River Valley Alliance. Residents have been contacted regarding their mailbox relocations and tree removal took place earlier this spring.

Construction is expected to wrap up at the end of September, 2017, weather permitting. Please slow down and drive carefully through the construction zone. Obey all posted signs.


Lily Lake Area Roadway Improvements

Sturgeon County will be rebuilding, widening and paving the following roads in the Lily Lake area. The work that is going on is necessary for Sturgeon County to be able to provide the residents with a paved road. We understand that construction is an inconvenience for the residents and we are doing everything we can to reduce the delays and issues with such construction.

Update, Sept. 22, 2017

Construction is ongoing, but delayed due to the recent rain. The road is still open and the Contractor is blading the road to improve drivability.

Road Support

The Contractor will be providing road support to ensure that traffic can safely pass through the construction zone. Please call 780-916-1494 if you require towing. Insurance Claims If you have sustained damage to your vehicle due to the construction, please contact E-Construction/Caburn Contracting to submit an insurance claim to Gen Emmelkamp by calling 780-449-7523 or by email, genevieve.emmelkamp@ecltd.ca.

Canada Post
Canada Post has assured Sturgeon County that mail delivery will resume on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. For more information please contact the Post Office in Gibbons @ 780-923-2939.

School Buses
Sturgeon County has been working with our Consultants and Contractors to ensure that the roads are maintained in such a manner as to accommodate all types of vehicles including School Buses. Sturgeon Public School Division will be assessing the roads on Sunday evening to determine if bus service can resume on Monday morning. For more information please call the School Division directly @ 780-974-4174.

 Road Segment Reconstruction Paving
Twp Rd 570 – From Rge Rd 233 to Hwy 28  July 2017  2018
Rge Rd 233 – From Twp Rd 572 to Twp Rd 573  July 2017  2018
Rge Rd 233 - From Twp Rd 570 to Hillsborough Heights (south) to Twp Rd 572  August 2017  2018
Twp Rd 572 – From Rge Rd 233 to Hwy 28  August 2017  2019
Twp Rd 572 – From Lily Lake Road to Rge Rd 233  2018  2019


Alberta Transportation Road Projects

 

Project: HWY 15 & Lamoureux Drive Connector Road Upgrades

HWY 15 & Lamoureux Drive: North and South access roads

Tentative completion is September. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ashfaq Khan, Construction Engineer with Alberta Transportation, at 780-963-5711.


Project: HWY 28 Highway Construction

HWY 28 from North of HWY 28A to West of Jct HWY 827

While working on HWY 28, the speed limit will be reduced from 100km/hr to 80km/hr or 50km/hr, depending on the work. During paving, traffic will be reduced to one lane on HWY 28.


Project: HWY 651 Speed Reduction and Road Work

HWY 651 from TWP 574 North to TWP 580

Alberta Transportation could not complete the paving project in 2016, so work will resume in 2017. The speed limit will not be increased until the road repair work is completed. If you have questions or concerns about this project, please call the Operations Superintendent for Alberta Transportation: 780-465-4645.