A consultant retained by Alberta Transportation told Rocky View County (RVC) council that the interchange at Highway 1 and Range Road 31 in Springbank would require upgrades in at least the next seven to 10 years.
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A Foothills MD councillor is renewing her call for the provincial government to lower the speed limit on a rural highway in the municipality’s northwest corner after a survey shows a majority of residents along the road support the move.
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A new power line could be built south of Okotoks along Highway 7 as part of a plan to beef up the electrical distribution system in the foothills area.
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Excavators and trucks are digging up property beside the Edmonton International Airport to prepare for a big new office, shopping and hotel development.
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County council is looking at making some changes to the intersection between Highway 43 and Secondary Highway 733. Council addressed concerns over additional safety improvements that need to be made to the intersection during their meeting on Monday.
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Residents who have been cut off from their neighbours the past three weeks will soon be reconnected.
Highway 22 connecting Turner Valley and Black Diamond should be open to the public on July 15, if not sooner, after a large portion of the road was washed out in the June 20 flood, according to Alberta Transportation Public Affairs Officer Melinda Steenbergen.
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Although the province has unveiled a billion dollar recovery package for Alberta communities affected by flooding, Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo MLA Mike Allen says funding for Highway 63 is secure.
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The twinning of Highway 8 is long overdue, according to a Springbank resident, who is speaking out after a recent fatality May 25.
Just before 1 p.m. Cochrane RCMP attended a fatal collision between a tractor-trailer and sport utility vehicle on the highway near Springbank.
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Traffic volumes on Highway 11 in the Sylvan Lake area are close to warranting twinning be continued to 60th Street, however there’s nothing in Alberta Transportation’s three year plan to do this.
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Paving of the Highway 12 realignment around Gull Lake and Bentley won’t be happening anytime soon.
It’s not even on the province’s three year plan.
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