Alerts:

- March 30, 2020

Roads & Infrastructure



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


 

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

**2020 Road Bans come into effect at 12:01 AM on Thursday, March 12th.

See the below list and map for current 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 operations@mvcounty.com or in person to the office.


Road Closure Information

2020 Road Closures

  • No major closures at this time!

**For Short-term and Temporary Road closure information, please follow our Facebook Page or our Twitter Page


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...

Applications for the 2020 Mountain View County Residential Dust Suppression Program are coming soon! Look for notices on County social media pages, in the Mountain View Albertan and on the front page of the website in the coming weeks!

Thank you for your interest in the Residential Dust Suppression Program.

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