Construction

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Construction Map

Stony Plain Central School Servicing

In March 2018, the province announced the replacement of Stony Plain Central School. The school is anticipated to be open for the fall 2021 school year. The Town of Stony Plain is required to provide the necessary infrastructure services (road, underground) to meet the requirements of the school. Town administration is working in partnership with Parkland School Division and Alberta Infrastructure to complete the project.

The project will involve extending the road from the west end of 57 avenue, and installing new underground infrastructure and a round-a-bout. 

2019 Updates 2020 Updates

Downtown Redevelopment

Stony Plain's downtown is the core of the Town, where residents and visitors can shop, live, work, and play.

The Downtown Redevelopment project primarily focuses on the replacement of aging infrastructure in our downtown core. Planned for completion in 2020, the upgrade will also enhance our historic downtown for residents, businesses, and visitors.

The following aspects are included in the project:

  • Full replacement of infrastructure including water, sanitary and storm pipes.
  • Bulb-outs at intersections to lessen pedestrian crossing distances. Bulb-outs will also create small pedestrian gathering pockets; will allow for further planting enhancements, seating, and other street furniture; and help animate those spaces to make them enjoyable areas for pedestrians to spend their time. These locations will also serve as focal opportunities for art and sculptures.
  • Stamped and coloured asphalt StreetBond crossings will be more noticeable to drivers and make crossings safer for the pedestrians.
  • Drop down curb ramps will be incorporated at crossings and handicap parking stalls to support wheelchair accessibility and promote universal accessibility.
  • Wide sidewalks will be enhanced with coloured and sandblasted concrete patterns. Well-defined pedestrian and street furniture zones will maximize the pedestrian realm.
  • Furniture Zones will include: trees in tree grates; lit bollards; light poles with hanging baskets and banners; concrete planters; seating; traffic and wayfinding signage; garbage receptacles; and bicycle racks.
  • To sustain the trees long-term, soil cells will be incorporated into the drainage design to fit within the sidewalk.
  • Lit bollards will further help indicate the pedestrian realm and protect from vehicles parking along the road. The illumination will also add interest and aesthetics during the night and winter months.
  • An upgrade to LED light bulbs will be incorporated into the electrical design for all proposed street lights and bollards.
  • Avenues will be transformed up to the alleyways to tie into bike corridors and differentiate the downtown core from the surrounding residential areas.
  • A roundabout has been designed at 50th Street and 51st Ave to conform to standard vehicle turning radius. This will be the focal point of the downtown, and a designated area for festivals and events.
  • The roundabout will support future placement of removable gazebos, art, and/or the Town Christmas tree, which will animate the space.
  • Downtown entrance pillar signage at both the North and South entrances. 

Phase I

Phase I was completed in 2017 behind businesses on 50 Street including:

  • One-way lanes and new multipurpose trails
  • Paved line markings and overhead lighting

2017 Updates 

Phase II

In 2018, 54 Avenue to just south of the 52 Avenue intersection, was completed including:

  • Full replacement of infrastructure including water, sanitary and storm pipes
  • Stamped concrete sidewalks
  • Bulb-outs at intersections
  • New lighting
  • Lit bollards

Some finishing work will be completed in 2019.

2018 Updates

Phase III

In 2019, Downtown Redevelopment Phase III will continue the work on replacement of aging infrastructure and enhancement of our downtown core. The work will involve the section of Main (50) Street between 52 and 51 Avenues. View the 2019 Downtown Redevelopment News Release or view the fly through video of the project.

View the 2019 Construction Notice and subscribe to this page for updates.

2019 Updates 2019 Parking Map

 

Phase IV

The final phase of Downtown Redevelopment is scheduled for 2020. This portion will complete the underground infrastructure replacement work on Main (50) Street between 51 and 50 Avenues. A roundabout will be installed at 50 Street and 51 Avenue. This will be the focal point of the downtown, and a designated area for festivals and events.

View the 2020 Construction Notice and subscribe to this page for updates

2020 Updates 

2020 Parking Map

Email the Downtown Redevelopment Project

JPII Access Road

This is a joint project between the Town and Alberta Transportation to build a new access to St. John Paul II School from Willow Park Road.

2019 Updates 2020 Updates

Golf Course Road

Atco Gas will be installing gas lines along Golf Course Road between Provincial Highway 628 & Brightbank Avenue beginning in June 2020. 

2020 Updates Temporary Closure Plan

Provincial Highways

The Alberta government is resurfacing of highways 628 and 779 this construction season. Visit Alberta Transportation for more information.

628

Alberta Transportation completed resurfacing in 2018.

2018 Updates

779

Alberta Transportation has committed to a two-year rehabilitation of Highway 779/48 Street.

The project includes:

Year 1- Town South Boundary Limits to 55th Ave

This portion of the project includes:

  • Grading and widening south of Hwy 628;
  • Construction of a storm water management pond on lands on the west side of Hwy 779 across from St John Paul II School;
  • Widening with raised divided concrete median from Willow Park Road (north) to 55th Ave;
  • Development of two undivided lanes with dedicated turn lanes from the Willow Park Road (north) intersection to Hwy 628.

Year 2- 55th Ave to 47th Ave

This portion of the project includes:

  • Grading and widening;
  • Enhanced pedestrian crossings with possible relocations;
  • Upgrading and paving of three rear alleys north of 55 Ave;
  • Landscaping;
  • Widening with raised divided concreate median from 55th Ave to 47th Ave;
  • Realigning of 52nd Ave.

2018 Updates 2019 Updates 2020 Updates

Stay up to date on all AT construction projects at 511.alberta.ca

Town Signs

New signs have been designed, welcoming visitors to our town! More signs will appear over the next few years.The inspiration for the design concept comes from Heritage Park. Its unique attributes include the seal, font, wood posts, exposed metal brackets and bolts along with stone cladding. 

Phase I

Primary welcome signs were installed at the East and West entrance to our community on Highway 16A.

Town entrance sign

Secondary welcome signs have been installed on Secondary Highway 779 at the North and South boundary of Stony Plain as well on the East and West boundary on Secondary Highway 628. Town facility identification signs were installed at the Stony Plain Golf Course and Rotary Park.
Phase II

In 2019, facility identification signs were installed at Heritage Park, the Stony Plain Outdoor Pool & Rotary Spray Park, Public Works and Rotary Recycling Centre.

Phase III

In 2020, the Rotary Park Digital Sign was installed. 

 

TransMountain Pipeline

Construction of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project will commence in a series of phased activities along the pipeline right-of-way from September 2019 to March 2020. Visit TransMountain.com for more information. 

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Posted On Friday, August 07, 2020

Alberta Transportation has informed the Town construction between 51 Avenue and 55 Avenue will continue through to mid next week as part of the Highway 779 Construction Project.
Crews will be locating and hydrovacing the underground utilities in the back lanes on the east side of 48 Street between 52 Avenue and 56 Avenue on Saturday, August 8 and Monday, August 10. The alleys will remain open to traffic during construction, but access may be limited at times to accommodate...

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Posted On Thursday, July 30, 2020

Phase IV of Downtown Redevelopment is progressing with the recent warm weather. Underground work at 51 Avenue has been completed and surface work is underway. Road work is scheduled to be completed by the end of the construction season.

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Posted On Tuesday, July 28, 2020

53 Ave ClosureThe Town has been informed that access to 50 Avenue at the intersection of 48 Street is currently closed for Alberta Transportation’s Highway 779 construction project. The intersection is scheduled to be paved and reopened to traffic by end of day Wednesday, July 29. Following reopening, the access to 53 Avenue at the 48 Street intersection will be closed beginning Thursday, July 30 at 9AM. The access closure is estimated to remain in place for 10 days to accommodate widening...
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Posted On Friday, July 24, 2020

Work has started on the access road from Willow Park Road North to the John Paul II Catholic School parking lot. The road subgrade has been constructed and the granular base will be constructed over the next few days.

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Posted On Friday, July 24, 2020

The Town has been informed by Alberta Transportation (AT) that the service road between 53 Avenue and 55 Avenue has been closed for removal as part of the Highway 779 project. The asphalt and sidewalk have been removed and excavation for construction of the road base has begun. As a result, the outside southbound lane is closed from 49 Avenue to 57 Avenue. Pouring of the concrete curb and gutter between the Servus Credit Union access to 52 Avenue is scheduled for Saturday, July...
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