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Below is a list of City of Red Deer news releases. Contact Communications & Strategic Planning during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at 403-342-8147 or

Road closure on 48 Avenue

September 17, 2018 1:19 PM

48 Avenue between 49 Street and 50 Street (Ross St.) will close at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 19 for a scheduled water valve replacement at City Hall. The road is expected to reopen midday Thursday.

Traffic delays on 49 Street Monday

September 13, 2018 9:48 AM

Drivers can expect delays on 49 Street and 46 Avenue downtown on Monday as construction begins in preparation for repaving.

Intermittent lane closures on 30 Avenue

September 10, 2018 1:48 PM

Drivers should expect intermittent lane closures on 30 Avenue northbound between Lancaster Drive and Lees Street starting this week.

XPlore Sport Day this Saturday

September 6, 2018 11:41 AM

The City of Red Deer’s fourth annual XPlore Sport Day is on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rotary Recreation Park; including Servus Arena and parking lot.

Temporary road closure on 77 Street

September 6, 2018 9:25 AM

A portion of 77 Street will close east of 42 Avenue for maintenance to local water and wastewater infrastructure.

Council invests in infrastructure at mid-year budget

September 5, 2018 1:13 PM

City Council approved a $1.22 million one-time capital investment in a variety of items including the realignment of Waskasoo Creek to protect water infrastructure, and parking lot improvements in the downtown core.

Council approves new Business Licence Bylaw

September 4, 2018 10:32 PM

City Council approved a new Business Licence Bylaw (3609/2018) today that will require all businesses operating in The City of Red Deer to obtain a business licence.

New intersection coming to 77 Street

August 31, 2018 3:22 PM

Construction on a new right in/right out intersection will begin next week on 77 Street (weather permitting) to allow access to the new northside community centre.

Improvements for 43 Street parking lot

August 30, 2018 2:23 PM

Enhancements to a gravel parking lot north on 43 Street, north of Servus Arena, are scheduled to start this week (weather permitting).

City-wide fire ban lifted

August 29, 2018 10:57 AM

With the recent rainfall, and air quality at an acceptable level, The City of Red Deer is lifting the city-wide fire ban effective immediately.