Warm weather brings a lot of visitors to the Drumheller Valley, but it also brings out a lot of those orange construction signs.
The Valley can expect to see construction taking place throughout our community.
"We're going to continue in Hunts Crescent, that's probably the worst road we have and the most expensive because it's not just simply laying a top on there, it's the base. It's probably going to take three to four years to do the whole thing because it is so costly," stated Drumheller's Mayor Terry Yemen.
There's a few projects that the Alberta Government will be doing and as Mayor Yemen explained, their projects came in under budget.
"We've quickly gone back to them saying 'hey, since you're under budget can we have that money to do some different projects in Drumheller, such as paving, with the money you already had budgeted for Drumheller'. We haven't got an answer yet."
Besides construction in Hunts Crescent, we can all expect to see construction happening at the bottom of the South Hill for a pull off and more.
"The truck route, we're going to put a new cap over that, so that will cause some disturbances. Going into the industrial area where the large culvert is, that's going to be taken out too and that's a provincial project. They're going to try to wait later in the year so it doesn't affect the tourism time, so hopefully they'll be ready to start sometime in September," Yemen concluded.
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