Communications DepartmentNew drone laws in effect by Transport Canada

<span style="text-align: justify;">Commercial and recreational drone operators need to be aware of recent changes made by Transport Canada to regulations regarding &ldquo;no drone zones&rdquo; and approximate distance that a drone must be away from any airport.</span>

2 days ago

Communications DepartmentParking Lot Closure

<p><strong>What:&nbsp; </strong>Parking Lot Closure</p>
<p><strong>Where: &nbsp;</strong>9 Street Unit block Parking Lot Downtown</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong> &nbsp;Beginning on Friday, June 23 for approximately one week, weather permitting.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong> &nbsp;Repaving the parking lot</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage. </p>
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2 days ago

Communications DepartmentIntersection Closed - 15 Street NW & 1st Avenue West

<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><strong>What:</strong><span>&nbsp;Intersection will be closed, traffic will be re-routed and motorists are reminded to watch for directional signage.</span></p>
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<p><strong>Where:&nbsp;</strong>15<span>th</span>&nbsp;Street NW &amp; 1<span>st</span>&nbsp;Avenue West</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;Starting Thursday June 22 at 12 p.m. to Monday June 26 at 12 p.m.&nbsp; 4 days total.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong>&nbsp;Underground utility work for water and sewer mains installations.</p>
<p>Vehicles and Truckers to watch for detours around this area during construction.</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution and reduce speed.</p>

3 days ago

Communications DepartmentLane Restriction - 2nd Avenue West from 22 Street to 28 Street West

<p><strong>What:</strong><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Southbound lanes will be closed, two way traffic northbound</span></p>
<p><strong>Where:&nbsp;</strong>2nd&nbsp;Avenue West from 22nd&nbsp;Street to 28 Street West</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong>&nbsp; Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., Weather permitting</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong>&nbsp;Paving</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

3 days ago

Communications DepartmentRoad Closure - 15 Street West

<p><strong>What:&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong>Road closure</p>
<p><strong>Where: &nbsp;</strong>15<span>th</span>&nbsp;Street West from 8<span>th</span>&nbsp;Avenue to 9<span>th</span>&nbsp;Avenue West as well as 9<span>th</span>&nbsp;Avenue West from 14<span>th</span>&nbsp;to 15<span>th</span>&nbsp;Street West</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;Beginning on Tuesday June 20 at 12 p.m., total time approximately 3 days, weather depending.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;Water main replacement on 15<span>th</span>&nbsp;Street West</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.</p>
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4 days ago

Communications DepartmentTransit ridership saw increase during Clean Air Day

<span>Prince Albert Transit saw a bump in transit ridership on Clean Air Day which happened Wednesday June 7, 2017. Prince Albert Transit gave 1,903 free rides to promote the use of environmentally friendly transportation.&nbsp;</span>

5 days ago

Communications DepartmentLane Restriction - 2nd Avenue West & 15 Street West

<p><strong>Lane Restriction<u5:p></u5:p></strong></p>
<p><strong>What:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; One lane of traffic, southbound on 2 Avenue West from 15 to 17 Street and westbound on 15 Street West from 1 to 2 Avenue<u5:p></u5:p></p>
<p><strong>Where:&nbsp;</strong>2 Avenue West and 15 Street West<u5:p></u5:p></p>
<p><strong>When:</strong>&nbsp; Thursday, June 15 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.<u5:p></u5:p></p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong>&nbsp;Sewer cleaning<u5:p></u5:p></p>
<p><strong>Anticipated Completion:</strong>&nbsp;end of the day<u5:p></u5:p></p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

1 week ago

Communications Department22nd Street East from 7 to 8 Ave

<p><strong>What:</strong> &nbsp;&nbsp; Lane closure for westbound traffic</p>
<p><strong>Where: </strong>22<sup>nd</sup> Street East from 7 to 8 Avenue</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong> &nbsp; Thursday June 8 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Paving</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

2 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentLane Restriction - 15 Street West from 8 Ave to 9 Ave West

<p><strong>What:</strong> &nbsp;&nbsp; Lane restriction, one lane for east and westbound traffic</p>
<p><strong>Where: </strong>15 Street West from 8 Avenue to 9 Avenue West</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong> &nbsp;Starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday June 8 for lane restriction and full closure later in the project.&nbsp; </p>
<p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Total time approximately 3 weeks, depending on weather</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Replacement of the water main and reconstruction of the roadway with new asphalt</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

2 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentRoad Closed Thursday - 17 Street West from 8 to 9 Avenue

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2 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentLane Closed - southbound lanes 2nd Avenue West & 26 Street

<p><strong>Lane Closed<br />
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<strong>What:</strong> Lane Closed &ndash; southbound lanes will be closed, northbound lanes will accommodate two way traffic</p>
<p><strong>Where: </strong>2<sup>nd</sup> Avenue West and 26 Street (Intersection)</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong> &nbsp;Friday, June 9 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong> Installing storm sewer service</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

2 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentLane Closed - NB 2nd Avenue West & 26 Street

<p><strong>Lane Closed<br />
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<strong>What:</strong> Lane Closed &ndash; Northbound lanes will be closed, southbound lanes will accommodate two way traffic</p>
<p><strong>Where: </strong>2<sup>nd</sup> Avenue West and 26 Street (Intersection)</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong> &nbsp;Thursday, June 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong> Installing storm sewer service</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

2 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentFree Bus Service for National Clean Air Day - June 7

<p><span style="text-align: justify;">In recognition of National Clean Air Day, the City of Prince Albert will once again be offering&nbsp;</span><strong style="text-align: justify;">free bus service</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;on&nbsp;</span><strong style="text-align: justify;">Wednesday, June 7, 2017.</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;This is the City&rsquo;s 12th year of participation. Clean Air Day is celebrated on the Wednesday of Canadian Environment Week, which is June 5-9.&nbsp; Clean Air Day raises the awareness of greenhouse gases and climate change issues to encourage Canadians to take action to help reduce their carbon footprint and live healthier lifestyles.</span></p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">&ldquo;There was an excellent turnout from the citizens of Prince Albert in last year&rsquo;s free transit day,&rdquo; said Keri Sapsford, Transportation Project Manager for the City of Prince Albert.&rdquo; The daily total for Clean Air Day last year was 2,304 riders and the average daily ridership in 2016 was 1,236 riders per day.&nbsp;Total ridership has increased over 58 per cent since the 2011 daily total of 1,457 rides.&rdquo;</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">Transit riders on Clean Air Day will also have an opportunity to enter their name into a draw for a free month bus pass.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">For more information about Clean Air Day and transit services and routes visit&nbsp;<strong>www.citypa.ca/residents/transit</strong>&nbsp; &nbsp;</p>

3 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentRoad Closure - 10 Avenue East - 7 to 15 Street

<p><strong>What:</strong> Road Closure</p>
<p><strong>Where: </strong>10 Avenue East &ndash; 7 to 15 Street</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong> &nbsp;Thursday June 1 for approximately 1 week depending on weather</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong> Milling of old asphalt and p<span style="color: black;">aving of new asphalt<br />
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Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

3 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentLane Restriction - 2nd Avenue West from 16 to 18 Street West

<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><strong style="font-size: 1.3rem;">Lane Restriction</strong></p>
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<p><strong>What:</strong> Outside Lane Closed </p>
<p><strong>Where: </strong>2&nbsp;Avenue West from 16 Street to 18 Street West</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong>&nbsp; Thursday, June 1 from 9 a.m. </p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong> Paving</p>
<p><strong>Anticipated Completion:</strong> end of the day </p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

3 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentIntersection Closed - 15 Street East and 8 Avenue

<p><strong>Intersection Closed<br />
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<strong>What:</strong>&nbsp;Intersection Closed, turning south into Cornerstone at 8 Avenue will be closed</p>
<p style="margin-bottom: 12pt;">Two-way traffic will be accommodated on the north side</p>
<p><strong>Where:&nbsp;</strong>15 Street East and 8 Avenue at Cornerstone</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;Wednesday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong>&nbsp;Repairing potholes</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

3 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentLane Restriction - 15 Street East and 6 Avenue

<p><strong>Lane Restriction</strong></p>
<p style="margin-bottom: 12pt;"> <strong>What:</strong> Lane Restriction</p>
<p style="margin-bottom: 12pt;">Westbound outside lane on 15 Street East on the west side of 6 Avenue </p>
<p><strong>Where: </strong>15 Street East and 6 Avenue</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong> &nbsp;Tuesday, May 30 at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong> Paving</p>
<p>Motorists are reminded to use caution, reduce speed and watch for directional signage.&nbsp;</p>

3 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentRestrictions and Closures for Wed. May 31, 2017

<p><strong>What:</strong>&nbsp;Lane Restriction/Closure:</p>
<p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Turning lanes closed for East and Westbound Traffic off of 2<span>nd</span>&nbsp;Avenue West</p>
<p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;East and Westbound through lanes closed on 22<span>nd</span>&nbsp;Street West</p>
<p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Inside South and Northbound lanes closed on 2<span>nd</span>&nbsp;Avenue West</p>
<p><strong>Where: &nbsp;</strong>2<span>nd</span>&nbsp;Avenue West and 22 Street</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;Wednesday, May 31 starting at 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong>&nbsp;Water&nbsp;<span style="color: black;">Valve Repair</span></p>
<p><span style="color: black;">Motorists are reminded to</span><span style="color: black;">&nbsp;</span>use caution, reduce speed, and watch for workers.</p>

3 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentForest Tent Caterpillars beginning to hatch

<span style="color: #1d2129;">In the past week Forest Tent Caterpillars have emerged in several areas of the City. The caterpillars are feeding on several tree species in the city. The trees can recover from defoliation for several years without severely affecting the trees health. The feeding should subside by late June.</span><br />
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4 weeks ago

Communications DepartmentRoad Closed - 9 Street East (Central to 1st Avenue East)

<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt;"><strong style="font-size: 1.3rem;">What:</strong><span style="font-size: 1.3rem;">&nbsp; Underground Utility Replacement<br />
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<p>The roadway will be closed during replacement &amp; reconstruction of the asphalt surface</p>
<p><strong>Where: </strong>On 9&nbsp;Street East (Central to 1&nbsp;Avenue East)</p>
<p><strong>When:</strong>&nbsp; Starting Monday, May 29 for at least 3 weeks depending on weather</p>
<p><strong>Why:</strong>&nbsp; Replacing water and storm mains that are 110 years old</p>
<p>The City requests that motorists refrain from driving on the fresh asphalt to prevent ruts being formed.</p>
<p>Barricades will be removed by City staff when the new road surface is ready for traffic.</p>
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4 weeks ago

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