Roads

Operational Services

Operational Services maintains and enhance public services along the County Collector Network (CCN).In addition, the department is responsible for over 140 pieces of equipment and trucks, snow removal, dust control, salting, sanding, culvert installation, gravel pits and more.

Mountain View County maintains over 2800 km of roads including:

Gravel roads - 1951.5 km

Chipseal roads - 822.5 km

Pavement - 36.8 km

- Figures as of August, 2010

  • Issuance of Road Bans and Bridge Restrictions; and Road Use Agreements for Drilling Rig Moves
  • Year-round road maintenance on County Collector Network (CCN)
  • Dust control to ratepayers on the 200 meters fronting properties at a minimal cost using Calcium Chloride.
  • Sale and loading of gravel at various pits throughout the County.

Operational Services Quadrants: See map here


Projects

Newall Gravel Pit Project

 

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 2015-16.

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

Click here for contacts for 2016-2017

Road Bans Update

Mountain View County annual road bans for 2017 are now in effect. Please check this space for updates. Year-round bans continue to stay in effect. Road Bans are in effect from March 12th to June 5th, annually.

Restricted Bridge List - Up To Date Listings


Road Bans Exemptions:

To apply for a Road Ban Exemption please download, fill out and return the enclosed form via email to ahoward@mvcounty.com or in person to the office.


Road Closure Information:

  • March 20, 2017 - Until Further Notice: RR 281 between TR 314 & 320 (Lonepine Rural Neighbourhood - NE of Didsbury)
  • March 21, 2017 - Until Further Notice: RR 271 between Hwy 582 & TR 312 (Lonepine Rural Neighbourhood - E of Neapolis)

For Temporary Road closure information, please watch 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...

Mountain View County is now accepting applications for the 2017 Residential Dust Suppression Program.

The fee for "Spring" dust suppression material will be $592 (plus GST) for a distance of 200 metres at a rate of 2L/m2. Distances beyond 200 metres will result in an additional charge of $2.96 (plus GST) per metre.

All applicants requesting "Spring" dust suppression shall complete a Dust Suppression Agreement, which can be obtained as follows:

  1. The online Dust Suppression Agreement
  2. At the MVC Office (address 1408 - Twp Rd 320)
  3. Calling the MVC office at 403-335-3311 to have an agreement email or faxed
  4. Using one of these downloadable forms: Dust Suppression Agreement (Word) Dust Suppression Agreement (PDF)

The first "Spring" application of dust suppression material will be applied after the removal of the Spring Road Bans on June 5, 2017 should conditions allow.

The application deadline for the Dust Suppression Program is end of day Friday, May 19, 2017. No late applications will be accepted after this date even if done through the online agreement.

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. 11/15, 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.