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Advisory - Alberta Emergency Alert: Overland Flow Flood Alert Big Lakes County Updated
From: Big Lakes County
Issued: Apr 23, 2020 at 03:43 PM
- Alert: Apr 22, 2020 at 09:02 AM
- Update: Apr 22, 2020 at 04:11 PM
- Update: Apr 22, 2020 at 04:13 PM
- Update: Apr 22, 2020 at 05:48 PM
- Update: Apr 23, 2020 at 01:23 PM
- Update: Apr 23, 2020 at 03:43 PM
Area: Big Lakes
Description: Big Lakes County is continuing to experience heavy spring runoff conditions. This is causing overland flooding of low lying areas from various rivers, streams and creeks within Big Lakes County.
Public Works crews are currently working throughout the County repairing washouts. The following roads within Big Lakes County have been closed due to overland flooding and/or culvert washouts: Range Road 185 south from Twp. Road 742 to Twp. Road 740 Range Road 180 at Hwy 2 south Twp Road 742 east from Range Road 160 to Range Road 154 Twp Road 742 west from Range Road 160 to Range Road 161 Twp Road 724 east (of Hwy 749) at Range Road 164. Range Road 112 House Mountain Rd at km 23 Twp Road 742 west of Range Road 185 Twp Road 714 east of Range Road 163 Twp Road 750 east of Hwy 750 to Range Road 152 Twp Road 755A We will continue to add to this list of road closures as we become aware of flooded conditions.
Instruction: Avoid flooded areas. Respect the barricades and signage. Do not move remove or drive around barricades. For the latest updates check www.biglakescounty.ca or the County's Facebook Page and follow instructions that apply to your area. If you encounter a flooded road that has not yet been marked or barricaded contact the County Office at 780-523-5955.
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