Bulford pushing for Hwy 43 changes

Bezanson-area councillor Harold Bulford said he’s doing everything he can to change the deadly intersection located at Highway 43 and Secondary Highway 733.

Bulford, who also serves as the Fire Captain of the Bezanson Fire Station, said he spent seven-and-a-half hours at the double fatality collision last Wednesday while police investigated the cause.

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How safe are our intersections?

Intersection safety in St. Albert – particularly at intersections along St. Albert Trail – has fallen into sharp relief in the last month since a vehicle collision claimed one life in a late night crash.

Most pointedly, Mayor Nolan Crouse has been asking questions at city council meetings about what, if anything, the city is doing to make those intersections safer. The statistics he has shown demonstrate that three intersections along St. Albert Trail – where it intersects with Boudreau/Giroux, Bellerose/McKenney and Hebert/Gervais – have the most injury collisions of all the intersections in St. Albert.

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Traffic signals could be coming to dangerous intersection

The MD of Foothills get some relief on its top transportation priority this year, but it may have to wait for help from the provincial government on other key projects.

Alberta Transportation Minister Ric McIver, who was in Okotoks on March 22, said traffic signals could be going up at the intersection of Dunbow Road and Highway 2A (Macleod Trail) this year if the Province and MD of Foothills can reach a cost-sharing agreement for the project.

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$16-million traffic plan called waste fof money

The City of Red Deer is wasting millions of dollars on the intersection of Ross Street and Taylor Drive, says a former regional director of Alberta Transportation.

Jim Bussard has sent a detailed letter to city council, expressing his disdain for $16-million worth of upgrades to Taylor Drive, Ross Street and the 54th Avenue North intersection

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