One of the more important tasks for Public Works is maintaining the network of traffic control and information signs throughout the County of Newell. Operations maintains approximately 1000 regulation signs, 2500 warning signs and 3400 informational signs. This work is completed by the maintenance team with a sign truck designed to carry necessary tools and materials to install signs all year round. All regulation signs are installed as per Alberta Transportation Highway Signs Guidelines and the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Canada.
The County appreciates the public reporting signs are missing or down, as this may create potential hazardous conditions and must be corrected. For missing sign please call County office at 403-794-2311.
Rural address signs are not maintained by the County, please click here for more information.