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Sep 19

How has the weather affected the bridge project?

Posted to 48 Ave Bridge Replacement Project by Ashton Ford

There has been a bit of a delay with the road paving at the bridge site. AMEC and PSA had planned to start the paving at the beginning of last week. This plan was delayed due to the unexpected snow and rainfall. As seen in the photos below, PSA and Border Paving are taking advantage of the milder weather while we have it. With additional wet weather in the forecast, they are trying to have as much of the road paved as possible. However, as some of the existing gravel areas on the west side of the project have yet to dry out from the last rainfalls, some of this initial paving work may be delayed to next week.

The weather delays have affected the overall schedule of the project. The details of the schedule changes will not be known in full until the next construction meeting, scheduled for Friday, September 21. After this meeting, the City will provide a further update.

The City would again, like to thank everyone for their patience and cooperation during this project. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Engineering Department at 780-672-4428 or at

Sept 11 – Border Paving completing final base preparation, in advance of paving.

Sept 18 – Border starting to place the first layer of asphalt on the roadway, starting at the northeast corner of the project and working their way south.

Sept 18 – Looking at the project from 53 Street. Paving work ongoing on the east side of the project. Paving on the west side of the project to follow, weather permitting.
Sep 05

Project Update - September 5, 2018

Posted to Aquatic Centre Renos by Website Administrator

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Jul 07

Blue Dot Declaration Update Report - December 19, 2016

Posted to Blue Dot Movement by Website Administrator

On October 5th 2015, the City of Camrose approved the “Right to a Healthy Environment” Declaration. Camrose was the first City in Alberta to make such a declaration. The following lists various projects and actions taken by the City of Camrose related to the creation and maintenance of a healthy environment.
  • Energy Conservation – The Encana Arena Solar Power Project involved the installation of a 1,053,000 Watt solar power system, representing the second largest rooftop installation in Canada.
  • Energy Conservation – LED Streetlight Conversion – A contract was signed with Fortis for the replacement of City streetlights in 2017. We expect to replace 2,203 streetlights with low energy, dark-sky friendly LEDs in quarter three of 2017.
  • Water Protection – The Source Water Protection Plan, approved by both the City and the County of Camrose, will help protect the Battle River Watershed.
  • Water Protection – The Waste Water Treatment Project progressed with the selection of an upgrade technology to enhance the performance of our waster water treatment process.
  • Water Conservation – The draft Water Shortage Response Plan was created and circulated with the various stakeholders.
  • Water Conservation – The Low Flow Toilet Rebate Program.
  • Air Quality – The updated Smoking Bylaw prohibits smoking in public parks.
  • Air Quality – The continuation of the Naturalization Program with associated reductions in mowing requirements.
  • Transportation – The Community Bus Pilot Project was initiated including a combination of a fixed route and a group booking service.
  • Transportation – Improved trail system through the approved future installation of the 48th Street Underpass along with progress on the CP Rail Underpass. Once complete, these two projects will allow uninterrupted walkability from the north side to the south side of our beautiful City.
  • Promotion of Healthy Local Foods – Community services has plans for the expansion of the Community Gardens in 2017. This project may include plots in other areas of the City.
  • Reduced Solid Waste – Implementation of the new composting totes.
  • Reduced Chemical Use / Recycling – The millings produced from the various road overlay projects were repurposed to replace frequently used gravel roads with basic paved roads. This reduces the amount of maintenance required and eliminates the need for dust control chemical on those sections of road.
  • Increased Density – The approval of the updated Land Use Bylaw with related housing density provisions. These included reduced parking stall requirements and supports mixed use zoning.