Road closures and detours for residents

Ponoka's eastside residents traffic patterns changing for next three months

Map displaying local road closures and detours during realignment and construction at new bridge site.

Town of Ponoka residents now need to change their driving habits until July 31 while the bridge construction and road realignment continue with electrical work, manhole and pipe installations and paving. The work began on Monday, May 16.

These roads and intersections will be affected:

The old 50 Ave. bridge

The intersection at 53 Ave. and 49 St.

The intersection at 46 St. and 50 Ave. (Chicken Hill)

50 Ave (Chicken Hill) will be closed to traffic on the east side of the river from 46 St. to 42 St. Special access will be given to local traffic.

Follow the detour signs.

 

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