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Roadway Construction

The City of Red Deer maintains a paved roadway network of approximately 1,240 lane-kilometres; a distance similar to that which separates our city with Brandon, Manitoba. Theses roadways are inspected, tested, and assessed for condition and strength and are prioritized annually for maintenance, repair or reconstruction within our available budget. Applying the right treatments to roads at the right time includes undertaking preventative maintenance activities with the goal of maintaining the quality of the pavement and maximizing its useful life.

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Roads in Need

Roads in Need are roads that require significant improvements and upgrades. Learn more about these roadways.

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Pavement Rehabilitation Program

Roads selected for rehabilitation are those where the surface is rutted, cracked, graveled and generally in poor driving condition but without major structural defects.

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Crack Sealing Program

When cracks appear in pavement, we use this cost-effective measure to fix the crack before it becomes a major road repair.

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Micro-surfacing

Learn about this thin, but durable, surface treatment that we use to extend the life of paved roadways.

News & Notices

The City of Red Deer will see minimal

February 26, 2021

Based on the Provincial budget released yesterday, The City is confident that there will be minimal short-term impacts to the approved City budgets.

South bank trail closure

February 26, 2021

Starting Friday, March 5, a portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will close temporarily for construction.

Changes to Land Use Bylaw

February 25, 2021

At Monday’s meeting, Council will consider an amendment to the Land Use Bylaw and a site exception to consider continuation of the temporary shelter in Cannery Row.