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Provincial Fire Ban and OHV restrictions revised ahead of long weekend

FIRE & OHV RESTRICTIONS NO LONGER IN EFFECT The province has amended their fire & OHV ban across Alberta. Effective 4pm Thursday, May 19 the fire ban and OHV restriction will no longer be in effect for our area of the province. Even though conditions have improved, it is still important for everyone to do their part […]

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Weight Restricted Bridge

The following bridge has been weight-restricted due to bridge structural compromise. Bridge Restricted: BF 9144 Weight Restriction: Restricted to 5 Tonnes Road Segment Affected: TR 28-0 From: HWY 36 To: RR 14-1 Effective date => Friday February 26th, 2016 at 9:00 am Re-opening date => Until further notice

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Temporary Road Closures – Road Construction

Please Note: The following 4 Road/Hwy Segments will be closed temporarily due to Road Construction. Road Segment 1 Affected: HWY 586 from RR 122 to HWY 36 Effective Closing Date: May 20, 2016 at 12:00PM Reopening Date: May 25, 2016 at 8:00AM Road Segment 2 Affected: HWY 862 from TR 284 to HWY 570 Effective […]

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Temporary Road Closures – Bridge Repairs

Please NOTE: The following 2 road segments will be closed temporarily due to Bridge Repairs: Road Segment 1 Affected: TR 280 From RR 141A to HWY 36 Effective Closing Date: May 24, 2016 at 8:00AM Reopening Date: May 29, 2016 at 4:00PM Road Segment 2 Affected: TR 320 From Hwy 889 to RR 31 Effective […]

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Road Ban Removal

Effective Monday, May 16th, 2016, at 8:00 A.M. all loading restrictions are removed, with the exception of: a specific oiled road in Special Areas 2 restricting bus, truck and trailer traffic to Ninety percent (90%) of authorized load limits except as allowed under the act or regulation on the following roads: Local Paved Surfaced road […]

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Photo Contest

Special Areas has some of the best views in Alberta, can you capture them? We are looking to update our pictures for media purposes and we want your photos! If you enter you are eligible to win a weekend of camping at Prairie Oasis Park. Below are the rules and guidelines of the contest.   […]

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Province Wide Fire Ban in Effect

FIRE BAN IN EFFECT Effective immediately, the province has issued a fire ban across Alberta. All open fires, including campfires and charcoal briquettes are prohibited. The use of incendiary targets is also banned. Portable propane fire pits and gas or propane stoves and barbeques designed for cooking or heating are allowed. All controlled burn notifications […]

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Climate Change Strategy Update

April 27th, 2016 RE: Climate Change Strategy Taskforce Update In December 2015, a taskforce was formed by Town of Hanna, Cactus Corridor Economic Development Corporation and Special Areas Board to strategize methods to investigate the impacts of the proposed provincial climate change strategy and identify the opportunities for our area. The provincial guidelines have set […]

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Shirley McClellan Waterline Extension

The Special Areas Board together with the Shirley McClellan Water Services Commission are extending the regional waterline from the Village of Consort to the Hamlet of Monitor along the railway Right-of-Way. Work has already commenced in the form of brush control and will continue in the upcoming months.  All the work is expected to take place […]

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Special Areas Supports Hanna Legion

The Special Areas is proud to support the Hanna Legion by donating $5,000 to assist with their boiler replacement.

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Special Areas News

It has come to the attention of the Special Areas Board that the Grassroots Alberta Landowners Association is circulating a publication related to the Special Areas. The Board would like to confirm it has no affiliation with the Grassroots Alberta Landowners Association. The views and information contained in this publication is that of the Grassroots […]

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