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Road Maintenance and Construction
Road Construction Projects
July 20 and 21, 2017
As a followup to the groundwater monitoring and sampling for the monitoring well installed in June work will be continuing in the area of 4349 50th Street. Crews will be in the area July 20 (10am-7pm) and July 21 (7:30am to 7:30pm). Watch for flaggers in the area.
Mackenzie Avenue (May and July 2017)
A reminder to motorist who are traveling on Mackenzie Avenue that there some manhole are slightly recessed. Watch out for the traffic cones in the area marking the affected areas to avoid damage to your vehicle.
There will be work on Mackenzie Avenue from the cul-de-sac on 48a Street to 55th Avenue in May and July of 2017. The project will take place in two parts with the first part of the project commencing in early May with completion expected in July (weather dependent). At this time, traffic will be reduced to one lane.
Please be aware that there are crews and equipment in the area. Please be mindful of the crews and equipment in the area, and watch for flag persons in the construction zone. Below is a map of Mackenzie Avenue and the areas that are going to be under construction.
Update July 21, 2017
The next phase of work on Mackenzie Avenue will begin after the long weekend in July. The anticipated schedule is as follows (Weather Permitting):
July 22-26, 2017
With the increment weather Parkway will be on scene removing soft areas. Watch for equipment and crews in the area.
August 8–11, 2017
Painting of curbs and lines on the road. Watch for crews and equipment in the area. There will be up to an 5 person crew in the area and 2 flag persons.
July 27-31, 2017
Landscaping of the area will occur at the same time as line painting. Watch for crews and equipment in the area. For landscaping there is up to 4 crew persons in the area.
Fortis Pole Replacement (May and June)
Fortis will be replacing a number of light poles within the Town of Drayton Valley during the months of May and June. Approximately 130 will be replaced this time period and there should be no direct effect on any customers as far as power interruptions. Customers power should not be impacted.
Crews will be working in Drayton Valley so please be aware they have a safe work area during this time. Traffic cons and trucks with beacon lights will be visible to drivers. Signage and traffic cones will be placed surrounding the work trucks with beacon lights on at all times.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT CREWS WILL BE WORKING IN THE AREA AND ENSURE THAT THEY CAN OPERATE IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT.
IF YOU HAVE ANY INQUIRES PLEASE CONTACT FORTIS AT 310-WIRE (8473).
Order on Vehicle Weights
By the order of the Town of Drayton Valley Engineer pursuant to bylaw no. 2000-09, being the Drayton Valley Traffic Bylaw it is hereby ordered that:
OIL BASED ROADS in the Town will be:
Township road 490 from 50th Street to Helena Drive at 50%;
GRAVEL ROADS in the Town will be at 100% gross vehicle axle weights, with the exception of:
A. RR75 from 58th Ave to the north Town limit (N boundary of SE19/SW20 – 49-7-5) at 50%
PAVED ROADS in the Town will be 100%gross vehicle axle weights.
This order comes is effective 8:00 am April 7, 2017.
For the official road ban notice: Road Ban Notice Order #17-02