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Bylaw Services Weekly Update May 29 – June 4, 2017

(Fort McMurray, AB – May 26, 2017) – Bylaw Services reminds residents to drive cautiously as pedestrian traffic increases with warmer weather. Please be extra careful in school zones and playgrounds as many people will be walking or riding while enjoying the beautiful weather.  

For those riding bicycles, please remember that anyone under the age of 18 is required by law to wear a helmet when riding a bicycle. It should be noted that anyone cycling on municipal property (such as parks or trails) is required to wear a helmet, regardless of age. Helmets must fit properly, not have any damage and not be expired in order to perform as intended. Please check yours before you ride.

Photo radar vehicles will be located near the following areas for week of May 29 – June 4, 2017:

  • Alberta Drive
  • Highway 69 (Saprae Creek Trail)
  • Highfield Street
  • Eagle Ridge Boulevard
  • Thickwood Boulevard
  • School Zones within the Urban Service Area

*NEW* photo radar locations:

  • Callen Drive
  • Coventry Drive
  • Heritage Drive
  • Christina Gordon Public School
  • St. Kateri Catholic School
  • Walter and Gladys Hill Public School

To view a list of photo radar locations, please visit rmwb.ca/photoradar.  

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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