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Road Maintenance and Snow Removal
Road Construction Projects
Long Line Painting
UPDATE: June 18 and 23
Long line painting was to continue Friday June 23, 2017. Unfortunately there will be a delay of the long line painting until Sunday June 25, 2017. (Weather Permitting). The long line painting will take place in the evening and overnight on major routes.
Mackenzie Avenue (May and July 2017)
There will be work on Mackenzie Avenue from the cul-de-sac on 48a Street to 55th Avenue in May and July of 2017. The project will take place in two parts with the first part of the project commencing in early May with completion expected in July (weather dependent). At this time, traffic will be reduced to one lane.
Please be aware that there are crews and equipment in the area. Please be mindful of the crews and equipment in the area, and watch for flag persons in the construction zone. Below is a map of Mackenzie Avenue and the areas that are going to be under construction.
Update June 22, 2017
The next phase of work on Mackenzie Avenue will begin after the long weekend in July. The anticipated schedule is as follows (Weather Permitting):
July 3-7, 2017
Milling of the road. Watch for crews and equipment in the area. There will be up to 5 crew persons and 2 flag people.
July 10-23, 2017
Paving of the road. Watch for crews and equipment in the area. There will be up to an 8 person crew in the area and 2 flag persons.
July 22-25, 2017
Painting of lines and other areas. Watch for crews and equipment in the area. There will be up to an 5 person crew in the area and 2 flag persons.
Landscaping of the area will occur at the same time as line painting. Watch for crews and equipment in the area. For landscaping there is up to 4 crew persons in the area.
Fortis Pole Replacement (May and June)
Fortis will be replacing a number of light poles within the Town of Drayton Valley during the months of May and June. Approximately 130 will be replaced this time period and there should be no direct effect on any customers as far as power interruptions. Customers power should not be impacted.
Crews will be working in Drayton Valley so please be aware they have a safe work area during this time. Traffic cons and trucks with beacon lights will be visible to drivers. Signage and traffic cones will be placed surrounding the work trucks with beacon lights on at all times.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT CREWS WILL BE WORKING IN THE AREA AND ENSURE THAT THEY CAN OPERATE IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT.
IF YOU HAVE ANY INQUIRES PLEASE CONTACT FORTIS AT 310-WIRE (8473).
Order on Vehicle Weights
By the order of the Town of Drayton Valley Engineer pursuant to bylaw no. 2000-09, being the Drayton Valley Traffic Bylaw it is hereby ordered that:
OIL BASED ROADS in the Town will be:
Township road 490 from 50th Street to Helena Drive at 50%;
GRAVEL ROADS in the Town will be at 100% gross vehicle axle weights, with the exception of:
A. RR75 from 58th Ave to the north Town limit (N boundary of SE19/SW20 – 49-7-5) at 50%
PAVED ROADS in the Town will be 100%gross vehicle axle weights.
This order comes is effective 8:00 am April 7, 2017.
For the official road ban notice: Road Ban Notice Order #17-02
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the town’s recreational facilities, sewer system, roads, sidewalks and water systems.
The Town of Drayton Valley’s Snow Removal Policy can be viewed here
Snow Removal Schedule & Maps
Schedule B Downtown Parking Lot
Schedule C Downtown Core
Schedule D Annexed Roads A, B and C
Schedule E Walkway, Sidewalk Snow Removal Routes
Schedule F Sanding Operations
Schedule G Seasonal Snow Routes
Schedule H Towing of Vehicles
Snow Removal Reminders
Please remember to obey “No Parking” signs, parked vehicles in the “No Parking” areas are subject to ticketing and towing. However, parking is acceptable in residential areas overnight between the hours of 7:00 pm and 7:00 am.
Please be patient as there may be slight delays while crews are removing snow.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Please be advised that this schedule is subject to change without notice.