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Repairs to the Hospital Street Bridge set to commence

Repairs to the Hospital Street Bridge, damaged in a New Year’s eve collision are getting underway. Construction is set to take place daily from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00a.m, weather permitting, from August 13th through mid-September. The work will include repairs … Continue reading

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Damage to hospital street bridge forces road closures

Sections of Hospital St Bridge and highway 63 northbound remain closed after a suspected collision from a semi-trailer.

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New four-lane stretch of Highway 63 to open soon

There will be a 4-lane section of twinned Highway 63 which will open soon. Many thanks to MLA Mike Allen for his report and suggestions for the increased safety of the highway.

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Province gets a head start on Parsons Creek interchange

The work to be completed for the Parsons Creek interchange includes geotechnical improvements to the future interchange and involves hauling material across the highway. The site is located near the new Parsons Creek Development, approximately 3.5km north of the Confederation … Continue reading

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Alberta government releases 202 acres of crown land in Fort McMurray

The Alberta government has released 202 acres of land in Saline Creek for the Rotary Club of Fort McMurray to develop a new residential community.

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Thickwood lights should be gone next week

The municipality announced that the Traffic lights at the bottom of Thickwood boulevard should be gone by the end of next week. Hopefully this alleviated some of the traffic issues we’ve had.

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Summer construction update

The municipality gave us our Summer construction update. Construction in various areas of the city will continue well into September.

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Eight years for Highway 63 twinning

Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo MLA Mike Allen prepared his report to Minister of Transportation Ric McIver. The report outlines the $550M budget and eight years to twin Highway 63.

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