Gravel roads in the City of Grande Prairie are now under a road ban. As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, they are all at 50 per cent axle weight 24 hours a day until further notice.

“Road bans are a standard practice for the City, aimed at protecting gravel roads in the region,” the City explains. “The City of Grande Prairie may issue road bans during construction, regular maintenance, or due to special seasonal circumstances such as spring melt or above average weather conditions.”

The following roads are affected:

RR 71 – 0.5 miles south of Highway 43; 0.5 miles north of Highway 43; 0.5 miles north of Township Road 715
RR 70 – 0.5 miles south of Highway 43; 5 miles north of Highway 43
TWP RD 715 – Range Road 70 to Range Road 71
TWP RD 715A – Range Road 70 to Range Road 65 ; Range Road 64 to 116 Street
TWP RD 721 – Range Road 70 to 0.5 miles west of Range Road 71
TWP RD 722 – Range Road 70 to 0.5 miles east of Range Road 64
RR 65 – 0.25 mile south of Township Road 715A to 1.25 miles north of Township Road 720; Township Road 722 north 1 mile
RR 64 (124 Street) – 0.25 miles south of Township Road 715A to 1.5 miles north of Township Road 720; 0.75 miles north of Township Road 712A
TWP RD 720 – Range Road 65 to 116 Street
108 Street – 0.5 miles north of 132 Avenue
92 Street – 132 Avenue to 141 Avenue
RR 55 – 132 Avenue north 1 mile
RR 54 (76 Street) – Highway 670 north 1 mile
RR 53 (68 Street) – 1 mile north of Highway 670; 0.5 miles south of Highway 670

Gravel roads in the County of Grande Prairie are also under a similar road ban.