Transportation services and infrastructure.

The Transportation department provides and maintains the infrastructure in Lesser Slave River's transportation network. This department aims to provide safe and cost-effective systems for all modes of transportation, maintain these systems at acceptable levels of service, and expand these systems to facilitate the population growth and economic development of our community.

The Transportation department is responsible for the following:

  • Repairs, rehabilitation, and maintenance including oiling, roadside brushing, graveling, sanding, and snowplowing
  • Construction and maintenance of roads, public walkways, sidewalks, trails within the road allowance, street lights, bridges, and drainage systems
  • Administration of road closures and bans
  • Maintenance of traffic and directional signage
  • Acquisition and maintenance of the vehicles and equipment in the municipal fleet


Transportation Resources for MD Residents

Road Bans

Snowplow Flags

Dust Control

Road Works

Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

The Sawridge townsite became a trading and transport center at the turn of the century, relying on the rivers and lakes of Northern Alberta to bring goods and people from Edmonton to the Peace Country; Colonel “Peace River Jim” Cornwall built the first steamboat to ply the Lesser Slave Lake. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
Legendary Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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