NOTICE: A full Fire Ban is in effect throughout Thorhild County. Current fire hazards are considered extreme.
 The following are prohibited during the Fire Ban: Outdoor fires including: open fires, brush piles, smudge fires, solid fuel fire pits, campfires, burn barrels, incinerators, explosive targets, and the discharge of fireworks.
 Operating an Off-Highway Vehicle on Public Lands which is not part of emergency response operations is also now prohibited.
 Thorhild County urges everyone to recognize and proactively eliminate any possible outdoor sources of heat and ignition.
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Public Works

The Thorhild County Public Works Department is responsible for the construction and maintenance of infrastructure within the County.  Department tasks include

  • road construction
  • gravelling
  • snow removal
  • access approaches
  • road maintenance
  • ditching
  • road side mowing
  • street sweeping
  • overweight permits
  • dust control
  • flood control
  • bridges
  • signage on County roads.
  • road bans

When necessary, Public Works also provides equipment and manpower to support Emergency Services responses.

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of approximately 1258 km of rural gravel roads and paved roads, street and back alley maintenance in seven hamlets and four subdivisions.

Gravel Haulers & Equipment 2023 Registration

Residents are invited to register gravel trucks and heavy equipment

Thorhild County residents with gravel trucks and heavy equipment that wish to work for the County in 2023 must register by Friday, April 28, 2023.

Please contact Thorhild Public Works at 780-398-3977 for more information or arrange to pick up a registration package at the Public Works Office at 21414 Twp Rd 600A .  

All terms and conditions of Policy 913 must be followed.


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 Telephone: 780-398-3741 
 Toll Free: 1-877-398-3777
 Fax: 780-398-3748
 Email:Thorhild County

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Box 10 Thorhild, AB T0A 3J0

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