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M.E. and YOU: Motorcycle Safety

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 10:15 AM

Watch out! Tips for better riding and driving

Motorists are reminded to Watch Out for motorcycles on the road. May is the start of peak riding season and there are more motorcycles on our city streets, country roads, and highways.

  • Take that second look to better judge the speed and distance of a motorcyclist in your vicinity
  • Always check your mirrors and blind spots, especially before turning or changing lanes
  • Allow extra room to avoid cutting off a motorcyclist and allow extra space when driving...

Construction Updates – April 20, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 10:35 AM

94 Street Road Widening

  • 94 Street from Southfort Drive to approximately 300m south of the Hospital is being widened from 2 lanes to 4 lanes
  • The tender closed and a contractor has been selected
  • Work is expected to start in June
Highway 15 Bridge Twinning
  • Alberta Transportation is leading this project
  • Work continues on the west side of the North Saskatchewan River
  • Work is underway on the portion of Hwy 15 within the City of Fort Saskatchewan limits. Fort Centre Park Trail Closures in effect August 26,...

M.E. and YOU: Intersection Safety

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 09:00 AM

#DYK: Most serious collisions occur at intersections

Here are some tips to help you drive safely in and near intersections:

  • Drive defensively - Even when you have the right of way, it may not be safe to proceed through the intersection. Look both ways before entering an intersection.
  • Pay close attention to other vehicles you can avoid “rear-ending” the vehicle in front of you. Never speed up to drive through an intersection, it increases the likelihood and severity of a collision.
  • Use caution and...

Construction Updates – April 5, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 02:40 PM

94 Street Road Widening

  • 94 Street from Southfort Drive to approximately 300m south of the Hospital is being widened from 2 lanes to 4 lanes
  • The tender closed and a contractor has been selected
  • Work is expected to start in June
Highway 15 Bridge Twinning
  • Alberta Transportation is leading this project
  • Work continues on the west side of the North Saskatchewan River
  • Work is underway on the portion of Hwy 15 within the City of Fort Saskatchewan limits. Fort Centre Park Trail Closures in effect August 26,...

M.E. and YOU: Intersection Safety Tips

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2022 01:35 PM

#DYK: Most serious collisions occur at intersections

Here are some tips to help you drive safely in and near intersections:

  • Drive defensively - Even when you have the right of way, it may not be safe to proceed through the intersection. Look both ways before entering an intersection.
  • Pay close attention to other vehicles you can avoid “rear-ending” the vehicle in front of you. Never speed up to drive through an intersection, it increases the likelihood and severity of a collision.
  • Use caution and...