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Friday , 20 May 2022

New speed zones coming to M.D.

At its meeting on March 23, Council approved a bylaw establishing 23 new speed zones in the Municipal District of Bonnyville.
The changes to speed zones come after a comprehensive review by the M.D.’s Public Safety Department. The changes are based on several factors, including road condition (gravel, cold mix, narrow, etc.), traffic, and location.

The new speed zones are as follows:

  • Sunset View Subdivision – Maximum 30 km/h
  • Minnie Lake Subdivision – Maximum 30 km/h
  • Beaumieux Resort Subdivision – Maximum 30 km/h
  • Crane Lake Subdivision – Maximum 30 km/h
  • Esso Resources-lnsitu Surface Plant Area-Northwest of Cold Lake – Maximum speeds as indicated:
    • East Access Road – All that portion of the East Access Road beginning from its intersection with Riverhurst Road – Maximum 70 km/h;
    • East Access Road – All that portion of the East Access Road beginning from its intersection with the P&L Field Production Pad Road – Maximum 50 km/h;
    • East Access Road – All that portion of the East Access Road beginning from a point 300 metres west of its intersection with the H Pad Road – Maximum 70 km/h;
    • West Access Road – Beginning from a point 700 metres north of the South boundary of Section 1, Township 65, Range 4, to the North boundary of Section 12, Township 65, Range 4 – Maximum 60 km/h
  • Local Road – La Corey North – Maximum speeds as indicated below:
    • North of Highway 55 on the LaCorey Resource Road for the first 400 metres – Maximum 40 km/h;
    • Next 400 metres following the above-described section – Maximum 70 km/h;
    • Remaining portion of the road, with appropriate reductions, until reaching the South Gate of the Air Weapons Range – Maximum 100 km/h
  • Beaverdam Road – Maximum 50 km/h
  • Local Road East of Ethel Lake – Maximum 50 km/h
  • Range Road 485 between Township 630 and Hwy. 660 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Rge. Rd. 485A between Twp. Rd. 632 and Hwy. 55 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Rge. Rd. 475 between Twp. Rd. 620 and Hwy. 660 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Rge. Rd. 473 between Twp. Rd. 642 and Hwy. 55 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Twp. Rd. 642 from Rge. Rd. 476 as turns into Rge. Rd. 475 to Wolf Lake access – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Twp. Rd. 650 from Hwy. 897 and 200 metres west of Rge. Rd. 422 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Rge. Rd. 442 between Hwy. 659 and Twp. Rd. 602A – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Rge. Rd. 460 (Gurneyville Road) between the Town of Bonnyville and Twp. Rd. 600 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Twp. Rd. 630 from Hwy. 897 and 200 metres west of Rge. Rd. 422 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Rge. Rd. 472 between Twp. Rd. 600 and Kehewin Creek – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Twp. Rd. 622 between Rge. Rd. 470 and Hwy. 41 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Twp. Rd. 624 between Rge. Rd. 4100 and Hwy. 881 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Twp. Rd. 630 between Hwy. 881 and Rge. Rd. 485 – Maximum 90 km/h
  • Twp. Rd. 604 (Pike Road) from 500 metres east of Rge. Rd. 465 until Summer Village of Bonnyville Beach – Maximum 50 km/h
  • Rge. Rd. 420A between Twp. Rd. 624 and one km north of Twp. Rd. 624 – Maximum 60 km/h.

Staff are installing signs with the new speed limits. The signs will be posted by the end of March.

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