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.
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) Max 4500 kg
Range Road 20-5 between Township Roads 38-4 and 39-0: Trucks Prohibited (RB-62) Max 4500 kg
Range Road 20-4 between Township Roads 38-2 and 39-0: Trucks Prohibited (RB-62) Max 4500 kg
Range Road 19-5 between Highway 12 and Township Road 38-4: Trucks Prohibited (RB-62) Max 4500 kg.
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.
Local residents in the area may apply for a letter of exemption, this would allow them to continue with transport for farming operations in the area. A letter of exemption would be received as a paper copy which must be carried in the vehicle at all times and must be produced on demand by a Peace Officer.