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Bylaw Services Weekly Update: Jan. 2-8, 2017

(Fort McMurray, AB – December 30, 2016) – As the holiday season comes to an end, Winter Maintenance Zones (WMZ) will be reactivated on residential streets on Jan. 2. Residents are reminded to know the zone of their street and follow parking regulations accordingly. Vehicles parked in an active WMZ will be ticketed and/or towed. Violation fines and towing/storage fees are the responsibility of the vehicle owner. 

WMZ were created to facilitate snow plowing and removal, as well as other routine maintenance while providing consistency to residents who need on-street parking. The program is based on feedback from the community for more regular service, consistent notification for parking restrictions, safer driving conditions and less snow buildup/rutting along residential streets.

For more information about Winter Maintenance Zones visit

Photo radar vehicles will be located near the following areas for week of Jan. 2-8, 2017:

  • Alberta Drive
  • Heritage Drive
  • Sparrow Hawk Drive
  • Thickwood Boulevard
  • Highway 69
  • School Zones within the Urban Service Area

To view a list of photo radar locations, please visit

DriveSafe Intersection Safety Systems are active at the following intersections:

  • Thickwood Boulevard and Silin Forest Road
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Woodland Drive
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Cornwall Drive 
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Real Martin Drive
  • Franklin Avenue and Tamarack Village Mall
  • Franklin Avenue and Hospital Street
  • Confederation Way and Paquette Drive

We ask motorists to be mindful of posted speed limits and to obey traffic signals.


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Winter Maintenance Zones Sub Zone 1 will be active for January 15 - 19 [Learn more]