Public Works & Utilities
Public Works & Utilities is a section within the Operations Department that also includes Engineering, Planning & Development, and Parks & Sportsfields. Public Works & Utilities staff look after the maintenance of the Town's infrastructure, including providing safe, reliable drinking water and underground services, reliable and efficient road network throughout the community.
Town Road Services
The Public Works Department provides services relating to the roadways, alleys and all signage. This also includes winter road maintenance, seasonal street sweeping, pot hole repair, line painting, signage replacement and lane grading. The Town of Olds currently has over 100 kilometres of roadway to maintain.
Maintenance of those portions of provincial Highway 27 (46 Avenue) and provincial Highway 2A (46 Street) is done by Alberta Highway Services, under contract with Alberta Transportation. As these two streets are provincial highways, they are not owned or maintained by the Town of Olds.
All requests for road maintenance on these two streets should be directed to Alberta Highway Services, at 403-556-5470.
The Traffic Signals at the corner of 50 Avenue and 50 Street are maintained by the Town of Olds. Traffic signals on Highway 27 (46 Avenue) and Highway 2A (46 Street) are maintained by Alberta Highway Services, call 403-556-5470.