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.

During closures you can expect some delays. Full closures require no through traffic, “local traffic only” signage means residents that reside within the work area will have access and that the road is closed to the travelling public. Crews will have traffic accommodations in place –  signage – on site.

Drivers should:

  • Expect delays in areas posted
  • Drive with caution and obey signage

Full Road Closure

Location:  Rge Rd 234 between Twp Rd 552 and Twp Rd 554 (approximately 1.6km north of Twp Rd 552)

Date:  Thursday October 6, 2022

Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services contractor will be installing a centerline culvert on Rge Rd 234 approximately 1.6km north of Twp Rd 552.  There will be no through traffic during this time.

Detour

  • Residents at 55303 and 55302 Rge Rd 234 and north must access from Twp Rd 554
  • Resident at 55219 Rge Rd 234 and south must access from Twp Rd 552

Full Road Closure

Location:  Lamoureux Drive – just east of the Fort Augustus Park subdivision entrance

Date:  Tuesday October 11, 2022 to Friday October 14, 2022

Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services Contractor will be installing a centerline culvert approximately 420m east of Rge Rd 223.  There will be no through traffic in the area for the week of October 11, 2022.

Detour

  • Residents west of the work area along Lamoureux Drive and Fort Augustus Park subdivision may access from Hwy 15, or Rge Rd 223 and Rge Rd 224 off of Boysdale Road
  • Residents east of the work area and Fort Augustus Park subdivision must access from Boysdale Road

Full Road Closure

Location:  Estates Way – in Sturgeon Industrial Park between Park Rd and Sturgeon Dr.

Date:  Wednesday October 5, to Friday October 7, 2022

Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services Contractor will be installing a centerline culvert just east of the railway crossing on Estates Way between Park Rd and Sturgeon Drive.  There will be no through traffic in the area for the day.

Detour

  • Businesses east of the work area and railway crossing on Estates Way must access from Sturgeon Drive, from the north off of Twp Rd 553; or from the south off of Twp Rd 552
  • Businesses from west of the work area and railway crossing on Estates Way must access from Rge Rd 225

Full Road Closure

Location:  Rge Rd 262 from the culvert bridge at the north boundary of West Fairhaven and Fairhaven subdivision north of Twp Rd 540

Date:  October 1, 2022 to October 22, 2022

Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services Contractor will be replace the bridge/culvert structure on Rge Rd 262 on the north side of the Fairhaven subdivisions.  There will be no through traffic during the bridge work taking place.

Detour

  • Residents north of the work area must access from Hwy 633
  • Residents from West Fairhaven and Fairhaven subdivisions and south on Rge Rd 262 must access as follows:
    • From Twp Rd 540 and west, or
    • From Twp Rd 540A and Rge Rd 261A from Meadowview Drive

Full Road Closure

Location:  Rge Rd 252 (Peters Hill) between Coal Mine Rd and Bellerose Dr

Date:  October 5, 2022, to October 31, 2022

Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services Contractor will be reconstructing and surfacing Rge Rd 252 from Coal Mine Rd south to Bellerose Dr.  During this time the road will be closed to all traffic with the exception of the 2 residents in the area.

 

Detour

  • Residents will have access at all times and contractor will be notifying them of any changes to access
  • No through traffic

Full Road Closure – City of St. Albert

Location:  Twp Rd 540A from Ray Gibbon Drive to Rge Rd 261 

Date:  September 30, 2022 to November 11, 2022

Purpose:  The City of St. Albert has a development in progress on Twp Rd 540A between Ray Gibbon Drive and the Carrot Creek, which is the east boundary of Sturgeon County on Twp Rd 540A going east of Rge Rd 261.

Detour

  • Residents on Rge Rd 261 north of Meadowview Drive must access from Hwy 633
  • Residents on Twp Rd 540A west of Carrot Creek to Rge Rd 261 must access their from Rge Rd 261 and Hwy 633
  • Residents on Twp Rd 540A east of Carrot Creek within the City of St. Albert must access from Ray Gibbon Drive

UPDATE – Full Road Closure

Location:   Meadowview Drive Road Construction 

  1. UPDATE:  Meadowview Drive – From Ray Gibbon Drive within City of St. Albert Boundary west to Carrot Creek and to Rge Rd 261- REMAINS A FULL CLOSURE
    Date:  September 29 to October 22, 2022 (extended)
    Purpose:  Contractor work has begun on Phase 2 of Meadowview Drive.  The road construction project will require a full road closure from the Carrot Creek (City of St. Albert Boundary) going west to Rge Rd 261.  Traffic accommodation is in place.  There is NO through traffic in this area.
  2. UPDATE:  Meadowview Drive –  From the west entrance of Reyda Vista Subdivision to Rge Rd 263A
    Date:  September 4 to October 9, 2022 (Extended and Weather permitting)

    Purpose:  Contractor work has begun on Phase 3 of Meadowview Drive.  The road construction will require full closure from the west entrance of Reyda Vista Subdivision to Rge Rd 263A.  Traffic accommodation is in place.

1. New Detour

  • Residents along this section of Meadowview Drive will have access to their homes at all times
  • No through traffic on Meadowview Drive for westbound from Rge Rd 261 to Ray Gibbon Drive
  • All access onto Meadowview Drive for eastbound traffic must access from Hwy 633 and Rge Rd 261

2. Detour

  • Residents in Reyda Vista may access their homes from the west entrance off of Meadowview Drive or from the east entrance on Rge Rd 263A
  • Eastbound traffic from Hwy 44 must detour to the west entrance of Reyda Vista through the subdivision back onto Rge Rd 263A and south to Meadowview Drive
  • Westbound on Meadowview Drive must go north on Rge Rd 263A and through Reyda Vista Subdivision and out the west entrance onto Meadowview Dr and west to Hwy 44

Full Road Closure

Location:  Rge Rd 272 from Hwy 633 south to Twp Rd 540
Date:  Tuesday September 6, 2022 to October 31, 2022
Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services Contractor will be closing a segment of Rge Rd 272 starting Tuesday September 6.  There will be a full reconstruction of the Rge Rd and there will be no through traffic during this time.  Mobilization of equipment has taken place and work has begun.

Detour

  • Residents at the south portion of Rge Rd 272 – in the .4km north of Twp Rd 540 will have access from Twp Rd 540 throughout the project
  • Access to the Sturgeon County Villeneuve gravel pit will be maintained at all times

Full Road Closure

Location: Rge Rd 274 between Twp Rd 544 and Hwy 37
Date: August 10 to October 14, 2022, Extended (weather permitting).
Purpose: Transportation & Engineering Services road construction project on Campsite Road/Rge Rd 274 requires several power poles to be relocated.  During this time Rge Rd 274 between Twp Rd 544 and Lac Ste Anne Trail will be closed to traffic.

Detour

  • Residents in the road closure area will have access to their homes.
  • Regular vehicular traffic will be rerouted through Calahoo on Rge Rd 275 south of Hwy 37.
  • Heavy truck traffic detour must use Twp Rd 544 east to Hwy 44.

One Lane Closure

Location: Twp Rd 544 between Hwy 2 and Rge Rd 255

Date: October 5, 2022 to October 31, 2022 Extended (weather permitting).

Purpose: Contractor for the capital road construction taking place on Twp Rd 544 will be placing gravel and surfacing on this section of roadway during this time.  There will be flaggers in place for alternating one lane traffic.  Drive with caution and obey all signage.  Stay safe!

One Lane Closure

ALBERTA TRANSPORTATION:   HWY 825 STURGEON RIVER BRIDGE PROJECT

LOCATION:   Bridge over Sturgeon River on Hwy 825

Date:  October 5, 2022 – October 31, 2022

PURPOSE:  Alberta Transportation Contractor Alberco Construction Ltd will be continuing with the bridge work on over the Sturgeon River on Hwy 825 with the one lane alternating traffic through the area until the bridge work is complete.  Drive with caution, obeying all signs.

One Lane Closure

Location:  Rge Rd 262 north of Twp Rd 540 between 54008 and 54006 Twp Rd 540 (south of the Fairhavens)

Date:  Tuesday October 4, 2022

Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering services Contractor will be installing a centerline culvert between the addresses of 54008 and 54006  Rge Rd 262.  A temporary one lane road has been built to accommodate one lane traffic during the installation of the culvert.

  • Signage will be in place.
  • Expect traffic delays during this time.
  • Drive with caution obeying all traffic signage.

Alberta Transportation Notification – Hwy 2 Overpass Northbound Lane Closure
Provincial Travel Advisory – Travel delays: Highway 2 near Morinville

Effective September 27, 2022

  • Travellers on Highway 2 can expect delays at the CN overpass near Morinville.
  • The northbound bridge is closed to all traffic for a future bridge replacement project.
  • The southbound bridge will be open for two-way traffic with reduced speed limits until the project is completed in fall 2023.
  • Travellers can expect delays and should adjust their travel times.
  • Keep up to date on these and other highway projects at 511 Alberta.

Related information
For up-to-date road information and traffic delays:

One Lane Closure – City of St. Albert

Date:  Effective immediately – September 28, 2022

The City of St. Albert has partially closed Rge Rd 255 south of Twp Rd 544 down to one lane traffic due to bridge issues.   City staff will be implementing traffic management changes and will be advancing a full assessment of the bridge.

  • Southbound lane will be closed
  • Signage will be placed for southbound vehicles to Yield to oncoming traffic
  • Reduced speed to 30km/hr
  • Limited to passenger vehicle traffic
  • Reduced bridge weight restriction to 3 tonnes

One Lane Closures

Transportation and Engineering Services  has the 2022 Local Road Program (LRP) Stabilization (Gravel Road Improvement) in progress and the following are the areas that the contractor will be working in.  Please drive with caution through these work areas, expect delays in traffic, and there may be periodic road closures (TBD) throughout the program.

Dates:  The program will run from August 15 to October 15, 2022 weather permitting and the schedule is subject to change.

 

2022 LRP Stabilization (Gravel Road Improvement) Tentative Schedule (weather permitting)
Electoral Div. LOCATION  DESCRIPTION KM’S START DATE END DATE
5 RR 234 FROM HWY 651 NORTH 1600M 3.2 15-Aug-22 20-Aug-22 Complete
6 RGE RD 210 FROM TWP RD 574 TO TWP RD 580 3.2 22-Aug-22 27-Aug-22 Complete
6 RGE RD 212 FROM 600M S OF TWP RD 572 TO TWP RD 574 2.6 29-Aug-22 2-Sep-22 Complete
5 TWP RD 572 FROM HWY 803 TO RGE RD 245 3.2 3-Sep-22 10-Sep-22 In Progress
4 RGE RD 262 FROM TWP RD 562 TO 56300 1.6 12-Sep-22 15-Sep-22 In Progress
3 RGE RD 270 NORTH OF HWY 633 1.8 24-Sep-22 28-Sep-22 In Progress
2 RGE RD 251 SERVICE RD. NORTH OF HWY 37 0.5 29-Sep-22 1-Oct-22 Complete
2 RGE RD 252 SERVICE RD. NORTH OF HWY 37 0.5 3-Oct-22 5-Oct-22 Complete
1 RGE RD 235 FROM HWY 37 TO TWP RD 552 3.2 6-Oct-22 13-Oct-22 Complete

One Lane Closure

Location:  Sturgeon Road East going northeast off of Sturgeon Road

Date:  September 27, 2022 to October 14, 2022

Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services Contractor will be repairing the walking path along Sturgeon Road East going northeast from Sturgeon Road for approximately 250m.  The one lane closure will be along Sturgeon Road East from the intersection of Sturgeon Road.  The walking path will be closed during this time.  Expect traffic delays and obey all traffic signs through the work zone.

Intermittent One Lane Closure

Location:  All Sturgeon County Paved and Oiled Roads

Date:  September 27, 2022 to October 14, 2022

Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services Contractor Tetra Tech will be performing completion pavement inspection work on all paved and oil roads within Sturgeon County.  This work will entail two types of work going on, vehicles travelling at lower speeds to automatically collect details about the paved roads condition, as well as  truck with a specialized trailer that will be stopping at regular intervals also collecting data for the paved road network.  Expect traffic delays and please obey all traffic signs through the work zone.

One Lane Closure

Location:  Alcomdale Drainage Project – within the Hamlet of Alcomdale.
Date:  August 25, 2022 to October 31, 2022.
Purpose:  Transportation and Engineering Services Contractor will be performing drainage work, ie. ditching and some culvert installations.  The work may require partial lane closures for roadside ditch work and temporary road closures during culvert installations.  Traffic will have alternate routes.

One Lane Closure

Location: Rge Rd 252 from Hwy 642 north to Twp Rd 562.
Southbound lane is open to single lane traffic. Northbound traffic must yield to southbound traffic (bridge is located within Town of Morinville limits).
Date: May 17, 2022 (ongoing).

One Lane Closures

  • Twp Rd 554/Cardiff Rd – from Railway Crossing east to Hwy 28
    • Date:  September 8 to October 12, 2022

 

  • County forces will be working at this location doing asphaltic repairs.
  • Drive with caution obeying all signage

One Lane Closures

Location: Lamoureux Drive Underneath the Alberta Transportation Highway 15 bridge twinning project over the North Saskatchewan River.
Date: May 17 to October 14, 2022 (extended).

 

  • Hwy 15 bridge twinning project will continue for 2022 involving construction work beneath the bridge, creating a one lane traffic condition on Lamoureux Drive between the north and south accesses off Hwy 15 beneath the bridge.