Road Restrictions

Questions
If anyone has any questions, they can contact the County of Stettler Protective Services at 403-741-6133, or through the County of Stettler Administration Office at 403-742-4441.

New Alta Waste Disposal Area


Effective immediately, there will be additional road restrictions placed on the roads in and around the New Alta Waste Disposal Plant located off of Township Road 38-2 southeast of Erskine. Currently, Township Road 38-4 between Highway 835, and Highway 56 is restricted to vehicles with a registered certificate weight of 4500 kilograms or less.

New Restrictions - Order No. 2008-Sign-01


Traffic Signs: Effective 8 a.m., 23 June 2008 the following traffic signs came into force:
  • Range Road 21-0 between Township Roads 38-2 and 39-0: Trucks Prohibited (RB-62) Maximum 4500
  • Range Road 20-5 between Township Roads 38-4 and 39-0: Trucks Prohibited (RB-62) Maximum 4500
  • Range Road 20-4 between Township Roads 38-2 and 39-0: Trucks Prohibited (RB-62) Maximum 4500
  • Range Road 19-5 between Highway 12 and Township Road 38-4: Trucks Prohibited (RB-62) Maximum 4500 kilograms.

Purpose


The purpose of these restrictions is to reduce the amount of heavy truck traffic going to and coming from the New Alta plant who are currently using the side roads and damaging same. Access to the plant can still be gained by using Township Road 38-2 off of either the Stewartwyn Road or Highway 835.

Exemptions


Local residents in the area may apply for a letter of exemption to allow them to continue farming operations in the area. These would be in the form of a letter which must be carried in the vehicle at all times and must be produced on demand by a peace officer.

These exemptions only apply during periods when normal Road Bans are not in effect. Anyone else requiring the use of these roads in excess of the 4500 kilogram vehicle weight restriction, must contact protective services at 403-741-6133 for a permit.