Road Maintenance Programs

Safeguarding Vital County Infrastructure

The County's Public Works department provides essential engineering, operations and maintenance services for those who live, work and play within the region. This department is responsible for the day-to-day administration, supervision and maintenance of County infrastructure including County-owned roads, water distribution, and wastewater treatment facilities throughout the County.

In order to carry out its tasks, the Public Works Department maintains a fleet of equipment and vehicles in addition to seasonal maintenance equipment.

The County's Snowplow Flag Program helps residents clear their private driveways following a snowfall.
The County's Snowplow Flag Program helps residents clear their private driveways following a snowfall.

Maintaining County Infrastructure

The County's Public Works staff is responsible for maintaining the transportation network within the County. Maintenance of the County infrastructure includes road repairs, cold mix overlays, cold-mix patching, graveling, dust suppression, hydro axing, mowing, and winter maintenance/snow plowing.

In order to carry out its tasks, the Public Works Department maintains a fleet of equipment and vehicles in addition to seasonal maintenance equipment.

What's in the Road Maintenance section...

PROVINCIAL ROAD JURISDICTIONS
Alberta Transportation and their contractors are responsible for the following highways: 18, 22, 33, 37, 43, 633, 642, 654, 757, 764 and 765. Please direct any questions or concerns about these highways to Emcon Services at 1.800.390.2242.

Seasonal Road Maintenance Programs

Calcium Dust Suppression Program
The purpose of the Calcium Dust Suppression Program is to assist in the reduction of the impact of dust on residential rural properties adjacent to County roadways. If you wish to participate in this program, the Application deadline is April 15 of each year.
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Road Maintenance Facts & Figures

Regardless of the season, maintaining municipal roadways is a huge undertaking. Explore this infographic to learn more about what goes into the seasonal upkeep of the County's range roads and township roads.

Remember: the Province has jurisdiction over highways and secondary highways — not the County.