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Road closures

The following road is closed:

  • Rge Rd 133, between Twp Rd 410 and Twp Rd 412

To report a road concern, please contact the County office at 780-384-4100 or click here.

Dust Suppressant

Crews are working on the application of MG 30 at the following locations:

  • Range Road 150 south from Township Road 460 to Township Road 454
  • Range Road 152 south from Township Road 412 to Township Road 410
  • Range Road 123 north from Township Road 410 to Secondary Highway 608
  • Township Road 420 east from Secondary Highway 872 to the Battle River

Road Recovery

The Road Recovery Crew is working on a subgrade prep project on Range Road 150, south of Highway 26 to Range Road 460 for 6 miles.

Road Construction

Caburn Contracting Ltd. continues road construction on Township Road 435, east of Secondary Highway 870 for 6.0 miles and Range Road 103 north of Township Road 435 for 400 metres.

Construction commenced on the east end of the project. The following sections of roads will remain open to local traffic only:

  • Township Road 435 from Range Road 110 to Secondary Highway 870

Gravel

Gravel is available for sale to a maximum of 150 tonnes/year per residential/farm/acreage site. Gravel is not available for sale to commercial users.

Anyone wishing to purchase gravel must contact the Public Works Department to obtain a “Permission for Purchase of Gravel” form. Gravel will not be loaded out of a pit without this form.

Gravel sales are limited to the following days:

  • August 8th and 22nd
  • September 5th and 19th

Please call John Guhle, Field Coordinator - Gravel, at 780-390-0321 to make arrangements or to obtain information regarding a list of available aggregate products and pricing. This information can also be obtained from the Public Works department. Flagstaff County does not haul gravel for ratepayers. Hauling arrangements must be made by the ratepayer.

Hamlets

Urban Dirtworks has completed replacement of the curb stops and hydrants and is currently conducting spot repairs to the sewer lines in the Hamlet of Strome. The lift station replacement project in Galahad is scheduled to start in mid-August.

(Note: Please keep in mind that our seasonal crews will be out working on our roadways and to use extreme caution while travelling on these roads while they are being maintained in any way.  We thank you in advance for your cooperation during this season.)