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Over the next few weeks, Township Road 514 from Range Road 193 to 195, will be upgraded from a gravel surface to an all-weather hard surfaced road.  This involves stabilizing the road base with soil cement before applying two coats of “chip seal”.  While this process is much different from the process to pave a road with asphalt, the end result will seem similar to residents and the travelling public resulting in a road that is not dusty when it is dry, nor muddy when it is wet.

During this time, the road may be closed to allow crews to work safely; however, access for local landowners will be maintained during construction.  There are potential hazards to the public and vehicles during the construction process.  This can include heavy machinery, dust or mud, road material such as gravel, asphalt coatings and rock chips. 

If possible please use another route, or be cautious when you need to drive through construction zones (local traffic only).   Beaver County's goal is to provide a healthy, injury free work environment for all employees, contractors, visitors and general public.   Already this year we have had people exceeding the posted speed limit through our construction zones, endangering staff, contractors and the public.

Thank-you for your patience and understanding during construction.  If you have any questions, please call the Beaver County Service centre at 780-663-3730.

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