Roads



Operational Services

Operational Services maintains the County Road System. The department is responsible for grading, gravelling, snow removal, application of sand & salt, dust control, drainage,  tree & brush control, signage and County gravel pits. The department maintains a large fleet of graders, gravel trucks, loaders, sweepers, water trucks; over 140 pieces of equipment housed in six shops located throughout the County.

County Road Inventory - 2018

  • Gravel Roads 1978 km
  • Chip seal roads - 849 km
  • Pavement - 66 km
  • Total - 2893 km

Mountain View County Operational Services oversees:

  • Issuance of Road Bans (March 12th to June 5th annually), Bridge Restrictions and Road Use Agreements
  • The Annual Dust Program available to county residents as per Policy #4015.
  • The sale and loading of gravel to county residents as per Policy Section C(5).

Operational Services Quadrants: See map here


Projects

DETOUR FOR BERGEN ROAD CLOSURE - Twp Rd 320 Overlay

Twp Rd 320 (Bergen Road) between Range Road 43 (Hwy 22) and Range Road 45 will be closed to through traffic starting on Wednesday, July 25th for an overlay project on that section of roadway.

Below is a map outlining the recommended north and south detours for the duration of the project. The scheduled completion date is September 6th if all goes according to plan.

Local traffic will be allowed to access property approaches and driveways in this portion of Twp Rd 320. Please observe all signage in the area.

Any questions on the project contact our office at 403-335-3311.

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Winter Road Maintenance Documents

Click here to view Procedure 4018-01 - Snow and Ice Control

Click here to download a PDF version of the Snow Plow Priority Routes

Winter Maintenance

With the daily commute becoming a common feature of life in Mountain View County, Operational Services has reviewed winter maintenance service levels, and instituted changes to address increased traffic and commuter traffic travelling on County roads. For an overview of the service levels please click the below link:

Contractors for Laneway Snow Removal

County Road Bans

As of 11:59 p.m. on June 5, 2018, seasonal road bans are no longer in effect. See the below list and map for any ongoing road bans.

Restricted Bridge List - Up To Date Listings

**Year-round bans continue to stay in effect. County staff continuously monitor roadways and may put bans into place outside of the seasonal ban period if conditions dictate.


Road Bans Exemptions

To apply for a Road Ban Exemption please download, fill out and return the enclosed form via email to ahoward@mvcounty.com or in person to the office.


Road Closure Information

2018 Road Closures

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Roadata Services Ltd. provides information regarding the following types of Roadway restrictions:

  • Road bans
  • Weight restricted bridges
  • Vertical clearances
  • Road and bridge construction
  • Transportation services
  • Permit services

Automated road ban information services- Call 1 - 877 - 236 - 6445

Don't get left in the dust...

Mountain View County Summer applications for the 2018 Residential Dust Suppression Program are now open.

You must have enrolled in the Spring Program in order to be eligible for the Summer application. Any applications submitted by individuals not enrolled in the Spring Program will not be considered.

For more information call 403-335-3311 ext 193.

DEADLINE: August 15, 2018

Any industry working in Mountain View County that will be using the road network for six (6) or more loads per day or 15 loads per week is required to apply for a Master Road Use Agreement and supply a $50,000 Letter of Credit.

The completed application can be faxed into the office, Attention: Operational Services - Industry Monitoring or emailed to roaduse@mvcounty.com.

Once the Master Road Use Agreement has been completed, a Schedule A Addendum will be required with each large haul. That will also involve inspections of the haul routes and fees charged to cover these inspections. To receive permits, please contact Roadata Services Ltd. at 1-888-830-7623.

Any industry hauling on Mountain View County roads in a lesser capacity (fewer than five (5) loads per day) is required to submit a road-use notification. All notifications are provided through Roadata Service Ltd. at 1-888-830-7623.

APPROACH, ROAD CROSSING AND PROXIMITY REQUESTS

Any industry requesting the approval of MVC for approaches, proximity or road crossings can email the request to roaduse@mvcounty.com

According to the Fee Schedule Bylaw No. 11/16, the following application fees apply:

  • Approaches  $ 300.00 + GST
  • Proximity $ 150.00 + GST
  • Road Crossing $ 200.00 + GST

* Fees are based on each request and MUST be received prior to Mountain View County approval being granted. Approval is valid for one year.

For more information contact the County Office at 403-335-3311 ext 191