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Projects approved for 2017-18 STIP funding

The Government of Alberta is providing more than $37 million in STIP grants this year to support 87 municipal infrastructure projects in 50 communities across Alberta. The total eligible cost of these projects is $61.4 million and the municipal contribution total is $24.2 million:

  • Local Road Bridges Program 67 projects receiving $21.3 million in provincial funding. The contribution breakdown for this program is 75 per cent provincial and 25 per cent municipal funding.
  • Resource Road Program Five projects receiving $9.3 million in provincial funding. This program provides 50 per cent provincial and 50 per cent municipal funding, to a maximum provincial grant amount of $3 million per project. Municipalities are encouraged to acquire 25 per cent of their contribution from the private sector that will benefit from the project.
  • Local Municipal Initiatives Nine projects receiving $4.6 million in provincial funding. The provincial/municipal contribution percentages vary based on project scoring.
  • Community Airport Program Six projects receiving $2 million in provincial funding. The contribution breakdown for this program is 75 per cent provincial and 25 per cent municipal funding.

Local Road Bridges (LRB) Projects

Location Project Description Estimated Total Cost Municipal Contribution STIP Grant Amount
County of Big Lakes culvert replacement (BF 74567) within the Hamlet of Joussard providing the only paved access to Hwy. 2 $490,463 $122,616 $367,847
County of Big Lakes culvert replacement (BF 71438) near High Prairie, located on local road that parallels Hwy. 2 $471,000 $117,750 $353,250
County of Big Lakes culvert replacement (BF 74080) at tributary to Salt Creek near Buffalo Bay and Hwy. 750 $400,000 $100,000 $300,000
County of Big Lakes bridge replacement (BF 77167) at Strawberry Creek near Swan River and Hwy. 33 $1,434,000 $358,500 $1,075,500
County of Camrose culvert replacement (BF 8899) near the Village of Rosalind off Twp. Rd 444 $429,500 $107,375 $322,125
County of Camrose bridge replacement (BF 06516) carrying 52nd Street over Meeting Creek at the entrance of the Hamlet of Meeting Creek $580,000 $145,000 $435,000
County of Cardston bridge rehabilitation (BF2189) over Pothole Creek near Magrath $43,429 $10,857 $32,572
County of Cardston bridge rehabilitation (BF 603) over Rolph Creek near Woolford $144,010 $36,002 $108,008
County of Cardston bridge rehabilitation (BF 6960) over Belly River near Hill Spring $214,374 $53,593 $160,781
County of Cardston bridge rehabilitation (BF 70752) over Pothole Creek near Welling $965,871 $241,468 $724,403
County of Clear Hills bridge culvert replacement (BF 73475) carrying Jack Creek under RR 54 which links the Hines Creek area to Hwy. 685 $300,000 $75,000 $225,000
County of Clearwater bridge culvert replacement (BF 07463) over second tributary to Medicine River near the Village of Condor $267,000 $66,750 $200,250
County of Cypress culvert replacement (BF 77930) carrying tributary to Bullshead Creek, crossing under Twp. Rd 102 $299,000 $74,750 $224,250
County of Cypress culvert replacement (BF 77155) carrying tributary to Gros Ventre Creek, crossing under RR 42 $292,000 $73,000 $219,000
County of Cypress culvert replacement (BF 6789) located at the intersection of RR 62 and Twp RD 141 at tributary to South Saskatchewan River $450,000 $112,500 $337,500
County of Grande Prairie culvert repair (BF 80535) (partial liner installation) off Hwy. 43 near the Hamlet of Demmitt $266,000 $66,500 $199,500
County of Grande Prairie bridge maintenance (BF 13897) near the Hamlet of Goodfare $134,500 $33,625 $100,875
County of Lac La Biche bridge replacement (BF 9445) over Beaver River on Twp. Rd 633B, 16 km north of the Town of McRae $820,000 $205,000 $615,000
County of Lac Ste. Anne bridge replacement (BF 08235) located on Twp. Rd 572 west of RR 52 $437,000 $109,250 $327,750
County of Lac Ste. Anne bridge replacement (BF 70269) located on Twp. Rd 544 carrying it over Kilini Creek near Onoway $145,000 $36,250 $108,750
County of Lacombe Twin culvert replacement (BF 72783) on RR 25-2 at tributary to Parlby Creek $293,276 $73,319 $219,957
County of Lacombe culvert replacement (BF 72534) on RR 1-0 at tributary to Blindman River $260,492 $65,123 $195,369
County of Lacombe culvert replacement (BF 78978) on RR 24 at tributary to Rainy Creek $423,319 $105,830 $317,489
County of Leduc bridge rehabilitation (BF 01726) at Clearwater Creek near the Town of Beaumont $440,000 $110,000 $330,000
County of Leduc culvert replacement (BF 02247) at tributary to Stone Creek near Hwy. 2 $765,000 $416,250 $348,750
County of Leduc bridge maintenance (BF 13257) at tributary to Blackmud Creek near the City of Leduc $21,000 $5,250 $15,750
County of Leduc bridge replacement (BF 02072) tributary to Weed Creek near the Town of Thorsby $485,000 $121,250 $363,750
County of Leduc bridge maintenance (BF 09648) at tributary to Weed Creek near the Town of Calmar $100,000 $25,000 $75,000
County of Minburn culvert replacement (BF 519) on RR154 south of Twp. Rd 520 over Waskwei Creek near Town of Vegreville $445,000 $111,250 $333,750
County of Minburn culvert replacement (BF 76353) at tributary to Vermillion River near Village of Manville $418,220 $104,555 $313,665
County of Minburn culvert replacement (BF 487) on Twp. Rd. 520 and RR 152 over Waskwei Creek near Town of Vegreville $428,000 $107,000 $321,000
County of Newell culvert replacement (BF 79956) Eastern Irrigation District Canal Twp. Rd 171 on RR17-1 near the Village of Lathom $208,024 $52,006 $156,018
County of Northern Lights bridge rehabilitation (BF 71436) at tributary to Rousseau Creek near the Hamlet of Deadwood $170,500 $42,625 $127,875
County of Northern Lights bridge culvert replacement (BF 72497) over the tributary to Peace River, northeast of the Hamlet of Deadwood $400,000 $100,000 $300,000
County of Northern Lights bridge culvert replacement (BF 75558) at Stowe Creek near the Town of Manning $400,000 $100,000 $300,000
County of Northern Lights bridge culvert replacement (BF 86087) west of Hwy. 35 and Smithmill $150,000 $37,500 $112,500
County of Northern Sunrise culvert replacement (BF 73720) over Heart River near the Hamlet of Reno $475,000 $118,750 $356,250
County of Ponoka bridge maintenance (BF 00921) over Battle River near the Town of Ponoka $188,350 $47,087 $141,263
County of Red Deer bridge replacement (BF13429) carrying RR 45 over the North Raven River, 45 km west of Innisfail $1,018,705 $254,676 $764,029
County of Rocky View bridge replacement BF01261 at Dogpound Creek carries Twp. Rd 284 over Dogpound Creek $1,359,004 $339,751 $1,019,253
County of Saddle Hills bridge replacement (BF 77071) over tributary to Ksituan River near the Town of Spirit River $390,000 $97,500 $292,500
County of Saddle Hills bridge rehabilitation (BF 75359) crossing Twp. Rd 810 over tributary to Pounce Coupe River $390,000 $97,500 $292,500
County of Saddle Hills bridge rehabilitation (BF 71657) crossing RR 82 over tributary to Blueberry Creek, 2 km south of Blueberry Mountain $390,000 $97,500 $292,500
County of Smoky Lake culvert replacement (BF 79279) located across the tributary to Whitefish Lake on Range Road 133A near the community of Whitefish Lake** $1,612,600 $403,150 $1,209,450
County of St. Paul culvert replacement (BF72560) carrying RR 74 over a tributary to North Saskatchewan River near the Town of Elk Point. RR74 directly links the Elk Point area to Hwys. 41 and 646 $185,000 $46,250 $138,750
County of St. Paul culvert replacement (BF 78684) carries Twp. Rd 591 over a watercourse near the Town of St. Paul $185,000 $46,250 $138,750
County of Starland culvert replacement (BF 71779) at intersection of Twp. Rd 31-4 and Rge. Rd 18-5 near the Hamlet of Michichi $344,415 $86,104 $258,311
County of Stettler bridge maintenance (BF06719) at Twp. Rd 36-0 near the Village of Big Valley $12,000 $3,000 $9,000
County of Stettler bridge maintenance (BF 07002) Rge. Rd 17-5 near the Hamlet of Red Willow $20,000 $5,000 $15,000
County of Stettler bridge maintenance (BF 02005) Twp Rd 41-4 near the Hamlet of Red Willow $25,000 $6,250 $18,750
County of Strathcona bridge replacement at Range Road 232 and Oldman Creek $723,177 $180,795 $542,382
County of Sturgeon culvert replacement (BF 76321) at RR 270 near tributary of Riviere Qui Barre $387,000 $96,000 $291,000
County of Vermilion River bridge replacement (BF 9118) at tributary to Vermillion River near the Hamlet of Islay $700,000 $175,000 $525,000
Ct Wetaskiwin bridge replacement (BF78835) carrying Twp. Rd 470 over Washout Creek $2,220,000 $555,000 $1,665,000
County of Wetaskiwin culvert replacement (BF6769) carrying Twp. Rd 470 over tributary to Modeste Creek $1,141,000 $285,250 $855,750
MD Lesser Slave River bridge pipe replacement (BF 71329) carries RR 262A over Ranch Creek $400,000 $100,000 $300,000
MD Pincher Creek culvert replacement (BF468) at Twp. Rd 60 over Kettles Creek near the Town of Pincher Creek $227,065 $56,766 $170,299
MD Pincher Creek culvert replacement (BF 75737) at Twp. Rd 94A over South Tood Creek near Burmis $167,828 $41,957 $125,871
MD Smoky River bridge culvert replacement (BF 78655) at 2nd Order Tributary to Little Smoky River east of Hwy 49 $100,000 $25,000 $75,000
MD Smoky River culvert replacement (BF 76373) on Twp. Rd 742 west of RR 210 $150,000 $37,500 $112,500
MD Taber culvert replacement (BF 80177) on a local road over a Bow River Irrigation District (BRID) canal northwest of the Town of Vauxhall $25,050 $6,262 $18,788
MD Taber culvert replacement (BF 80044) over the now filled in Taber Irrigation District Canal $25,520 $10,130 $15,390
MD Taber culvert replacement (BF 79921) on a local road over a Bow River Irrigation District (BRID) canal south of Hays $134,782 $33,695 $101,087
MD Taber culvert replacement (BF 80259) facilitates industry over the Bow River Irrigation District drain ditch near the Town of Vauxhall $95,387 $23,847 $71,540
MD Willow Creek bridge replacement (BF9247) on Flying E Road over Kuntz Creek carrying Kuntz Creek into Willow Creek $786,200 $196,550 $589,650
Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement bridge rehabilitation (BF 77963) on Boyer River Water Course beside Tina St. $23,000 $5,750 $17,250
RM Wood Buffalo culvert replacement (BF 85226) on Fort Chipewyan Winter Road near Ft. McKay $765,380 $191,345 $574,035
Total for LRB Projects $28,657,441 $7,392,359 $21,265,082
** This project has been approved for 75 per cent of its estimated total cost (i.e. $1,209,450); 37.5 per cent of the total will be spent in 2017.

Resource Road Program (RRP) Projects

Location Project Description Eligible Project Cost Municipal Contribution STIP Grant Amount
Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement Road "C" from Road "A" (Twp. Rd. 645-Hwy 855) upgrading $4,755,000 $2,377,500 $2,377,500
County of Mackenzie Blue Hills Site 1 - bridge crossing $1,908,500 $954,250 $954,250
County of St. Paul Northern Valley Road - grading $4,150,000 $2,075,000 $2,075,000
County of Wetaskiwin Township Road 460 Rose Creek Road - upgrading $1,725,000 $862,500 $862,500
MD Greenview Forestry Trunk Road Phase IV - upgrading $9,600,000 $6,600,000 $3,000,000
Total for RRP projects $22,138,500 $12,869,250 $9,269,250

Local Municipal Initiatives (LMI) Projects

Location Project Description Eligible Project Cost Municipal Contribution STIP Grant Amount
Bowden rest stop - paving $115,245 $23,049 $92,196
Chestermere Smart Cities - school and playground zones $156,500 $118,250 $38,250
County of Grande Prairie Saskatoon Island Provincial Park - access road paving $937,400 $234,350 $703,050
County of Kneehill Dry Island Buffalo Jump Park access - resurfacing $750,000 $187,500 $562,500
County of Wetaskiwin TR470: access to Pigeon Lake Provincial Park $482,700 $120,675 $362,025
East Prairie Metis Settlement Cattle Ranch Road - selective grading and other improvements $4,243,500 $2,121,750 $2,121,750
Foremost airport taxiway, runway - paving and apron lighting $133,600 $33,400 $100,200
Magrath inter-municipal pedestrian tunnel $300,000 $75,000 $225,000
Vermilion Beckie Scott Trail - overlay $800,750 $400,375 $400,375
Total for LMI projects $7,919,695 $3,314,349 $4,605,346

Community Airport Program (CAP) Projects

Location Project Description Eligible Project Cost Municipal Contribution STIP Grant Amount
County of Flagstaff replacement of main runway lighting $160,000 $40,000 $120,000
Edson replacement of runway and taxiway LED lighting $66,000 $16,500 $49,500
Slave Lake asphalt overlay $1,906,000 $476,500 $1,429,500
St. Paul upgrade runway lighting $207,889 $51,972 $155,917
Vulcan LED lighting on the main runway $38,355 $9,972 $28,383
Wainwright airport lighting upgrade $284,510 $71,127 $213,383
Total $2,662,754 $666,071 $1,996,683
Eligible Project Cost Municipal Contribution STIP Grant Amount
GRAND TOTAL for all four STIP components $61,378,390 $24,242,029 $37,136,361