Road Reports, Bans, & Temporary Closures

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County of Newell Temporary Road Closures:







  2018-12-13 9:20am   TR214 from RR175 to RR173 will be closed until 2pm   
2018-11-22 4:07pm

Culvert Replacements and Rehabilitation on Highway 876.
Travelers may experience minor traffic delays 
due to lane closures,
one-lane signalized alternating traffic and speed reductions from 15NOV-20DEC

2018-10-29 4:28pm

No through road across the Bassano Dam Emergency Spillway Construction site  from 01NOV-31DEC

2018-11-01 12:40pm  Finnegan Ferry crossing is now closed for the season
2018-09-14 1:28pm  TR164 from RR125 East to the Dead End is closed until further notice.
2018-07-19 4:00pm Please be advised that The County of Newell, in conjunction with Alberta Transportation,
will be starting construction for the paving of Highway 873 from PR103 to Highway 36,
and Highway 535 from Highway 873 east to the existing pavement on Monday 23JUL.
Construction is expected to be ongoing until the end of November.

Please expect delays and obey all signage and flag persons so the crews can complete
their work safely. Where possible consider using alternative routes.
Should you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact
Geoff Tiffin, Manager of Engineering Services at 403-794-2311.
2018-04-27 4:52pm
ROAD BAN- Axel weight restriction 50% on Johnson Estates Subdivision 1
from TR191 north to end of road

Please report any rough roads, water over the roads, and road infrastructure damage through Newell Connect or to Municipal Services at 403-794-2311 or
Questions or concerns may be directed to the Municipal Services Office at (403) 794-2311 during regular business hours 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Mon-Fri, excepting Statutory Holidays and other office closures. You can also log your concern through our Newell Connect App or by clicking here.
For after hour emergencies, please contact our office at 403-794-2311 and you will be directed to our Call On Supervisor.



Provincial Temporary Road Closures:

For Provincial Temporary Provincial Road Closures please check out Alberta Transportation's website at


County of Newell Road Bans

There are currently no bans on any roads maintained by the County.

Provincial Road Reports & Bans

For more information on Provincial Roads Reports and Bans click the links below
Provincial Road Reports
Provincial Road Bans
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