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Road Repairs Underway Across the County

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Repairs are underway on more than 30 paved and chip-sealed roads across the County. Crews are completing these repairs over the next few weeks as part of the County’s annual road maintenance program.Work on several bridge rehabilitation and road construction projects will also take place this year. Read More...

Spring Roads Update

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Here is a spring roads update from Rocky View County’s Transportation Services.Street sweeping has commenced in urban settings where higher amounts of winter road sand accumulate. Balzac will be swept first, followed by Watermark.  Langdon sweeping is scheduled for the week of April 23. Bearspaw, Read More...

County Helps Fund Improvements to Stressed Highway 566 Intersection

Monday, February 25, 2019

Rocky View County Council has approved $900,000 to help fund improvements to the intersection at Highway 566 and Range Road 11, just west of Balzac.The County and Alberta Transportation have agreed to a cost-sharing plan that would see the current four-way-stop intersection replaced with a traffic Read More...

2018 Roads Program Draws to a Successful Close

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Rocky View County is bringing its 2018 road construction season to a successful close, with $16.59 million in rehabilitation and improvement projects undertaken.“Rocky Viewers rank our road network as their number one priority,” says Reeve Greg Boehlke. “Council has listened, and we’ve put an Read More...

Snow Fence Installation Begins

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Rocky View County road crews will begin installing temporary snow fencing this week on County roads. This fencing helps reduce snow drifts on the road.Snow fences are typically: Installed before ground frost sets too deep Placed 25 to 35 metres from the edge of the road Stand 1.2 metres Read More...

Province Agrees to Highway 9 Safety Review

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Alberta Transportation has agreed to Rocky View County’s request for a safety review of Highway 9, between Highway 1 and the Town of Beiseker.On May 22, the County sent a letter to Alberta’s Minister of Transportation requesting the review after a crash that killed three people and seriously injured Read More...

Snow Fence Installation Begins

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Rocky View County road crews will begin installing temporary snow fencing this week on County roads. This fencing helps reduce snow drifts on the road. Work will continue until the end of November.Snow fences are typically: Installed before ground frost sets too deep Placed 25 to 35 metres Read More...

City of Airdrie 40th Avenue Extension Open House

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The City of Airdrie is in the process of initiating the construction of 40th Avenue East between Kingsview Boulevard and Highview Gate (Range Road 292).The City is holding an open house on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at City Hall (400 Main Street SE) between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. to provide Rocky View Read More...

2017 Spring Road Bans

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

To reduce potential road damage caused by spring thaws, Rocky View County will be implementing district-wide road bans for commercial and heavy vehicles for the duration of the spring breakup.The bans will be as follows: Asphalt-surfaced roads: 90% Gravel roads: 90% Chip-seal and Read More...

Government of Alberta Open House on Future Interchange

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Government of Alberta is hosting an open house to discuss planning for the future interchange at the Queen Elizabeth II Highway and Township Road 264. The open house will present the interchange options considered and provide an opportunity for comment.Wednesday, February 8, 2017Drop in from 4 Read More...

Environmental Assessment Work at McLean Creek

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Engineering and environmental work is set to begin on McLean Creek the week of December 19 that will temporarily disrupt some trails upstream of Bragg Creek for up to eight weeks.The work involves environmental and engineering assessments, including geotechnical drilling, to complete an Read More...

Snow Fence Installation Begins

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Rocky View County road crews will begin installing temporary snow fencing this week on County roads. This fencing helps reduce snow drifts on the road. Work will continue until the end of November, 2016.Snow fences are typically: Installed before ground frost sets too deep Placed 25 to 35 Read More...

2016 Spring Road Bans

Friday, February 19, 2016

To reduce potential road damage caused by spring thaws, Rocky View County will be implementing district-wide road bans for commercial and heavy vehicles for the duration of the spring breakup.The bans will be as follows: Asphalt-surfaced roads: 90% Gravel roads: 90% Chip-seal and Read More...

City of Calgary Planning Study on Glenmore Interchange

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The City of Calgary is conducting a functional planning study for a future interchange at Glenmore Trail (Highway 560) and 100 Street SE (Range Road 285). This is a long-term project, with construction expected to be 20 to 30 years away.The study will include determining long-term capacity needs, Read More...

Spring Road Bans

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

To reduce potential road damage caused by spring thaws, Rocky View County will be implementing district-wide road bans this year for the duration of the spring breakup.The bans will be as follows: Asphalt-surfaced roads: 90% Gravel roads: 90% Chip-seal and oil-surfaced roads: 75% Roads Read More...

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