Localized flooding in Red Deer County

The rapidly melting snow is causing overland flooding in some areas

The snow is melting quickly throughout Alberta, and in Red Deer County the rapidly melting snow is causing some overland flooding.

The excessive spring runoff is causing some road closures and localized flooding, according to Red Deer County.

As of 3:30 p.m. on April 23, the following roads are closed due to overland flooding.

  • Twp Rd 374 Between Rge Rd 265 and Rge Rd 270
  • Rge Rd 222 between Twp Rd 360 and Twp Rd 361
  • Rge Rd 23 Between Twp Rd 350 and Hwy 587
  • Rge Rd 275B Hwy 2 svc road Between Twp Rd 364 and Rge Rd 280
  • Rge Rd 233 Between Twp Rd 382 and Twp Rd 384
  • Rge Rd 223 Between Twp Rd 360 and Hwy 590
  • Rge Rd 271 South of Twp Rd 374
  • Rge Rd 225 Between Twp Rd 372 and Twp Rd 374
  • Twp Rd 342 Between Rge Rd 21 and Rge Rd 22
  • Rge Rd 225 Between Twp Rd 374 and Twp Rd 372
  • Rge Rd 41 South of Twp Rd 350
  • Rge Rd 250 Between Twp Rd 352 and Hwy 590
  • Rge Rd 10 Between Twp Rd 374 and Twp Rd 380
  • Rge Rd 271 South of Twp Rd 374
  • Twp Rd 342 Between Rge Rd 21 and Rge Rd 22
  • Rge Rd 250 Between Hwy 587 and Twp Rd 342
  • Twp Rd 364 Between Rge Rd 272 and Rge Rd 273
  • Rge Rd 45 Between Hwy 54 and Twp Rd 364
  • Rge Rd 32 Between Twp Rd 364 and Twp Rd 370
  • Rge Rd 13 Between Twp Rd 372 and Twp Rd 374 – Construction underway on Tuesday morning
  • Rge Rd 263 Between Twp Rd 372 and Twp Rd 374
  • Rge Rd 32 Between Hwy 54 and Twp Rd 360
  • Rge Rd 21 Between Hwy 11A and Half Moon Bay Drive N.
  • Rge Rd 283 Between Hwy 587 and Twp Rd 350
  • Rge Rd 25A Between Twp Rd 380 and Twp Rd 374
  • Rge Rd 12 Between Twp Rd 372 and Twp Rd 374
  • Hwy 587 Between Rge Rd 25 and Rge Rd 23

Residents and motorists passing through the are are reminded not move or bypass any barricades in place.

Red Deer County is recommending motorists do not travel on the above listed roads, as there may be “unforeseen hazards” on the roads.

“County staff are in the field evaluating conditions and determining operational requirements,” a press release from Red Deer County states.

If your home is impacted by the localized flooding, or if you find an unmarked hazard, you are are asked to call Red Deer County Centre, 403-350-2150.

Further updates and road closures will be posted at www.rdcounty.ca and on Twitter as they become available.



megan.roth@sylvanlakenews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Maskwacis and feds sign historic education agreement

The Maskwacis Education School Commission signed an agreement setting the stage for their education

UPDATE: Puppies rescued at structure fire in Lacombe

The Bentley Fire Department assisted Lacombe in a structure fire where crews saved some puppies

Trial for man accused of 2006 Eckville murder “unreasonably delayed”

Lacombe’s Shayne Gulka is awaiting trial for the 2006 murder of Bradley Webber

Producers are already charging customers for recycle services

Fixed recycle fees are built-in to packaging rates by producers across the country.

Bringing composting to Ponoka is a simple step

For $2 extra per month, Ponoka residents can see compost collections

VIDEO: Canadians rise for early-morning Royal wedding celebrations

Canadians gathered for early-morning broadcast of marriage between Meghan Markle, Prince Harry

Las Vegas Golden Knights move on to Stanley Cup final

Improbable run continues for NHL’s newest expansion team

Oregon’s flooded recreational pot market a cautionary tale to B.C.

‘In a broader sense, we are adding legal production to an already robust illegal production’

3 survivors after airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba

It was Cuba’s worst aviation disaster in three decades and its third major air accident since 2010

Individuals face 84 criminal charges related to stolen, counterfeit credit cards

Investigation and search warrant executed collaboratively by Red Deer and Sylvan Lake RCMP

Plane with 104 on board crashes on takeoff in Cuba

Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport

UPDATED: Gunman opens fire in Texas high school, killing up to 10

Santa Fe High School which went on lockdown around 8 a.m. Friday

Coroner speaks about mix-up of Humboldt Broncos crash victims, release of name

A coroner involved says it wasn’t until an injured player woke up in hospital and said he was a different person that officials realized the mistake

‘Nowhere near close:’ U.S. rebuffs Trudeau hope for quick NAFTA deal

The United States declared the NAFTA countries were nowhere close to a deal in a statement Thursday

Most Read