Ray Gibbon Drive counts make case for expansion

Traffic counts on Ray Gibbon Drive could push the City of St. Albert to pressure the Alberta government into expanding the roadway sooner than expected, according to St. Albert’s mayor.

City councillors were slotted a report from City staff in late November showing that the number of cars per day on the southern portion of the road has hit more than 14,000 this year, prompting Nolan Crouse to suggest that it might be time for the province to step in and expand the road beyond its current two lanes, even before the third phase to Villeneuve Road is finished.

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