Road Bans

Current Road Bans & Bridge Restrictions


Road Closure Notification: RR 5-4 between TWP 39-4 & SH 598 - July 27 to October 15, 2021

Please be advised that Range Road 5-4 between Township Road 39-4 and Secondary Highway 798 will be closed from July 27 to October 15, 2021 for bridge rehabilitation. The timing and duration of the project will be subject to contractor scheduling and weather dependent. Detour for RR 5-4 is via SH 598, south on RR 5-5, east on TWP 39-4 to RR 5-4. For more information, please call 403-845-4444.

Road Re-Open Notification – RR 5-4 between TWP 37-2A and TWP 37-3 - July 8, 2021

Please be advised that Range Road 5-4 between Township 37-2A and Township 37-3 has been re-opened following work to replace culverts between NE-17-37-5-W5M and NW-16-37-5-W5M.

Road Closure Notification – RR 5-3 between TWP 40-0 & 40-2 - July 20, 2021 to August 3, 2021

Please be advised that Clearwater County is temporarily closing the bridge structure located on Range Road 5-3 at NW 03-40-05-W5M for maintenance. Range Road 5-3 between Township 40-0 & 40-2 will be closed from July 20, 2021 to August 3, 2021. The timing and the duration of this project will be subject to contractor scheduling and weather. Detour route for RR 5-3 is via Twp. 40-0, to RR 5-5, north to Twp. 40-2. For more information, please call 403-845-4444.

Road Ban Notification - June 4, 2021

Highway Order No. 03/21 will come into effect Monday, June 7, 2021, at 12:00 pm.

All heavy trucks utilizing gravel roads must operate on dry or frozen track only.

For more information on road restrictions, please visit www.clearwatercounty.ca/p/roads or contact Public Works Administration at 403-845-4444.



Please be advised that as of 1:00 P.M. on Monday, March 8, 2021, Spring Weights come into effect. See our Road Weights Control policy under Documents below.

For more information on road restrictions, please contact Public Works Administration at 403-845-4444.

 
 
 
Clearwater County has a permitting system in place that assists with the monitoring and rerouting of heavy hauls around weak or sensitive areas.
 

To receive a single trip permit contact:

 

Government of Alberta - Alberta Transportation Online Service - TRAVIS MJ


Government of Alberta - Alberta Transportation Central Permit Office 1-800-662-7138
 
Roadata - 1-888-830-7623
 
Weights: Axle weights allowance on Clearwater County surfaced roads are applied in accordance with each individual surfaced road structure (see Road Weights Control Policy). All gravel roads will follow the legal permitted weight unless Clearwater County deems it necessary to use further restrictions to protect the road structure.
 
Log Haul: Log hauls within Clearwater County will be assessed by Public Works Staff.
 
Requirements: All permitted loads are to contact the local authorities before traveling on the roads. All multi-truck hauls require a road use permit - 10 loads or more, drilling rigs and frac hauls See: Road Use Policy. Dust suppression is required if there is more than 5 trips in any given one hour period. See: Road Use Policy.
 
Allowances: Axle Weight Allowances have been determined by the structure of the road. Not all of the roads in Clearwater County have been built to the same load bearing structure.
 

Forms

Documents 

For more information about permitting and road bans contact publicworks@clearwatercounty.ca