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Spring Road bans in effect for County of Wetaskiwin

Spring Road bans came into effect as of 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday March 30, 2021 in the County of Wetaskiwin.

Exemptions to the road ban include vehicles and equipment required by the County of Wetaskiwin No.10, vehicles and equipment in possession of a valid permit issued by the County, emergency vehicles and essential services as defined in the Traffic Safety Act, and Farming industry vehicles- one increment above any posted ban year round without a permit.

As of March 30, the maximum allowable weights will be permitted on local roads in the County:

Graveled Seasonal Road Bans

• Graveled Surfaces not identified by annual road bans; Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

Paved Surface Seasonal Road Bans

• Range Road 63 from Hwy 13 to TR 464 (4 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Range Road 11 from the first entrance to the Hamlet of the Village at Pigeon Lake to end of pavement (0.5 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Range Road 240 from Hwy 814 north to Township Road 841 (2 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Township Road 460 from Range Road 74 to Range Road 80 (2 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Range Road 242 from Hwy 814 to Township Road 473.5 (1.5 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Township Road 464 from Range Road 244 to Range Road 245 (Golf Course Road), (1 mile); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Township Road 470 from Hwy 771 to Poplar Bay (1.1 miles) Provincial Park Road; Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Township Road 470 from Hwy 771 west to Range Road 31 (end of pavement 6 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Township Road 470 from Hwy 2A West to Hwy 2 (Correction Line); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

Annual Road Bans

• Range Road 10 between Township Road 472 and Township Road 472.75 (0.75 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Range Road 10 South of Secondary Highway 616 to Scott Avenue (1.5 miles) and all roads within Cameron Highlands; Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Range Road 11 between Township Road 454.5 and Township Road 454 (Dorchester Ranch Subdivision); Percentage of axel weights- 75 per cent.

• Range Road 12 north of Lakedell Transfer Station to Summer Village Boundary; Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Range Road 61 from Hwy 13 to TR 460A; Percentage of axel weights- 100 per cent.

• Range Road 61 from Hwy 13 to TR 460A to Lakeshore Drive (Hamlet of Buck Lake); Percentage of axel weights- 100 per cent.

• Range Road 243 between Township Road 473 and Township Road 472- East boundary of Town of Millet (C&E Trail); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Range Road 243 South of Township Road 474 (1.25 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Range Road 243A from Township Road 474 to Township Road 473; Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Range Road 244 between Township Road 474.5 and Township Road 474 (0.5 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Township Road 463 from Hwy 780 east for 0.75 miles (Wicked Witch); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Township Road 464 from Highway 2A to Range Road 244 (Golf Course Road- 2 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Township Road 471 from Range Road 241 to Range Road 242 (1 mile); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Township Road 472 west 2 miles from Secondary Hwy 814 (2miles); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Township Road 474 between Range Road 240 (Secondary Hwy 814) and Range Road 242; Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• Township Road 474 between Range Road 243 and Range Road 242 (0.75 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

Hamlets and Subdivisions

• Oiled and paved roads in Hamlets and Subdivisions; Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

• All other oiled surfaced roads within the County of Wetaskiwin Jurisdiction; Percentage of axel weights- 50 per cent.

Roads Exempted from Seasonal Road Bans

• Range Road 240 between Hwy 613 to Township Road 462A (1 mile); Percentage of axel weights- 100 per cent.

• Range Road 241 between Township Road 461 to the City of Wetaskiwin boundary (0.5); Percentage of axel weights- 100 per cent.

• Township Road 454 east of Hwy 22 to Range Road 65 and south on Range Road 65 (0.5 miles); Percentage of axel weights- 100 per cent.

• Township Road 470 east of Highway 22 to Range Road 65 and Range Road 65 north of Township Road 470 (1 mile); Percentage of axel weights- 100 per cent.

• Within the Hamlet of Winfield from Main Street for 50 metres in a north-eastern direction to the connecting laneway between 1st Street E and 1st Street W; Percentage of axel weights- 100 per cent.

• Within the Hamlet of Buck Lake from Range Road 63 east to the Bridge (Range Road 62.5); Percentage of axel weights- 100 per cent.