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SR1 (Springbank Dam) Road Impacts

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Rocky View County is committed to providing ongoing and transparent communication as it becomes available on the provincial SR-1 Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project. Current road closures and detours due to the project are: Detour for bridge construction on Township Road 242 west of Highway 22. Read More...

Springbank Off-stream Reservoir Construction Update

Friday, February 4, 2022

Planned Tree and Shrub ClearingTargeted tree and shrub clearing will begin as early as February 8 and continue through March 2022, in the following quarter sections as part of site preparation for the Springbank Off-stream Reservoir Project (SR1). See map for details. NE 03-024-04 W5M NE/SW/SE Read More...

Springbank Speed Limit Change Survey

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Rocky View County is considering speed limit changes on sections of Range Road 31 and Township Road 245 in Springbank.Tell us what you think about this proposal. The survey closes on August 12, 2020.

Rocky View County Signs SR-1 Agreement

Friday, May 29, 2020

Rocky View County has signed an agreement with the Alberta Government that compensates the municipality for lost revenue should the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project (SR-1) be completed.If SR-1 proceeds, Rocky View County will receive $10 million from the Province to address the future loss of Read More...

Rocky View County Withdraws SR-1 Objections

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Rocky View County Council has voted to withdraw its objections to seeing the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project proceed through the environmental and regulatory review processes.In December of 2018, County Council voted to oppose the project commonly called SR-1, unless other flood mitigation Read More...

Commercial Auto Mall Application Tabled

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

An application for a land use re-designation that would allow the construction of an auto mall on Springbank Road in Rocky View County has been tabled by Council pending the completion of the Springbank Area Structure Plan.Any land use re-designation application must respect the appropriate planning Read More...

Rocky View County Council Opposes SR-1

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Rocky View County Council has voted to formally oppose the Springbank Dry Reservoir project and ask the Province to conduct a full and comprehensive analysis of all the available options for flood mitigation.The County strongly supports the need for flood mitigation in the Calgary region, but Read More...

Province Told to Resubmit Springbank Dam Environmental Assessment

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) has ruled that the Environmental Impact Statement provided by the Province of Alberta for the Springbank Dam project does not fully conform to the guidelines the CEAA provided in 2016. The Province will now be required to submit a revised Read More...

Springbank Dam

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Many County residents are concerned about the Government of Alberta's Springbank Dam project, also known as SR1. Alberta Transportation is responsible for the project development, regulatory approvals, and construction. Alberta Environment and Parks hosts project information. For the latest details, Read More...

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