Category: Infrastructure Services

Road Construction – Grosmont Road (TWP 672)

Construction on Grosmont Road (Township Road 672) is scheduled to begin on June 6, 2020, with anticipated completion at the end of June. The project will include base repair, drainage improvement, repaving, line painting, and signage. Safety Reminder Please watch for crews and equipment working and follow the directions of flag people and signage in…

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2020 Road Construction Schedule

There is a variety of work is planned this construction season and Athabasca County wants to keep you informed when and where it is happening. We’ve created an Infrastructure Services Projects web page that lists all the work planned and the date the work is scheduled to take place. While we do strive to stick…

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Flooding and Drainage Repairs Underway

Athabasca County crews are actively addressing drainage and flooding concerns caused by creeks and ditches that are flowing at capacity. High flow conditions happen when our region has high snowfall accumulations and a sudden rise in temperature takes place. Most jurisdictions in Northern Alberta are dealing with similar challenges this year. This year culverts and…

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Meeting Notice – Public Works & Ag Services Board

Due to social distancing and physical gathering requirements set forth by the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Tuesday, April 21 Public Works  and Agricultural Services Board Meeting will be held remotely. Members of the public are welcome to watch a live stream of the meeting via the internet. VIEW AGENDA DETAILS OF REMOTE MEETING…

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Public Hearing 10-2020

Athabasca County is considering granting a Road Allowance License Agreement to provide permission to temporarily occupy and use a road allowance/farmland access road between SE 35, NE 26-66-24 W4M & SW 36, NW 25-66-24 W4M. The general location of the road is marked by an “X” on the map below. A Public Hearing has been…

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Cost Shared Dust Control Program

Each year County Council approves a Cost-Shared Dust Control Program for properties adjacent to graveled County roads. Residents may apply to have a spot treatment of dust suppressant applied on the County road in front of their residence approximately 200 meters in length. Fees to participate The 2020 fee to participate in the program is $315 ($300…

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Road Bans Now in Effect

As of 8 am on Friday, March 27, 2020 reduced percentage axle weights for roads are in effect. To protect the condition of municipal roads during spring conditions, Athabasca County puts in place road weight restrictions (road bans) which limits the overall axle weight of vehicles and equipment on roads. Provisions granted to Athabasca County…

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Office Closure Notice

Please be advised the Athabasca County Admin Office, Public Works, and FCSS/Parent Link building are closed to public access until further notice. This measure is being taken to protect our residents, staff, and communities, as we work to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. For those who need to make payments, electronic options are…

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Public Hearing – Bylaw 010-2020

UPDATE:  Due to the closing of the Athabasca County Admin Office to all visitors, the public hearing for Bylaw 010-2020 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later time. If you have any questions about this please contact the County  780-675-2273 or email info@athabascacounty.com. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. ——————————————————-…

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County Conversation – March 11, 2020

Preparing for the spring melt begins with checking culverts The Athabasca County Conversation is a bi-weekly radio update that airs on BOOM 94.1. If you missed it on the radio you can listen to it here. This week’s segment talks about preparations underway for the spring melt and some ways residents can help. 

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