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McKinnon's Flat - Closed Until May 01, 2018

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McKinnon's Flats Closed Until May 07, 2018. - Updated

Due to road conditions, the end date for the “Site Access Restrictions to McKinnon's Flats” has been extended. Please find attached the updated location maps and the revised dates highlighted in yellow below. The site will be reassessed on May 1st, 2018 and the restriction date will be adjusted at that time.
Rockyview County

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That road is in typically rough shape to begin with. Im sure with all the snow this year that its pretty bad. If it stays this cold and continues to snow, who knows, maybe June...arghhh

 

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They don't want people on it when it's greasy, for safety and because agressive tires will chew it up worse. Good news is its a south facing descent so will not take long for it to break up and dry.

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There are plans to replace the access road later in the year. A two month job starting in August or September. Access will be shut down once again.

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8 hours ago, fishteck said:

There are plans to replace the access road later in the year. A two month job starting in August or September. Access will be shut down once again.

Short term pain for a long term gain. That road would benefit greatly from a week of sheepsfoot packing and lots of gravel.

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The plan is for a completely new footprint for an all weather road that will meet county constructions standards to meet 40 Km/hour. No more patching up the ****t-hole of a cattle trail to the flats.

The plan is for MacKinnons' Flats to become a Provincial Park with enhanced amenities.

Details of the road construction will follow later.

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That’s sweet. Too bad they couldn’t bang it out before the season started.  Police to legacy in fall water is gonna be a hellava day ha

 

 

 

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FOR RENT: 1652 Crestliner Jet Boat. Starting in August or September for a couple months or so. :D

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So what’s going on again with this road?

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Delayed.....no update given as of yet as to when the project will move forward.

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It's tentatively planned for next year, but will depend if they get funding or not. They had the funding cut for this year, which is why it didn't happen.

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I think a lot of these projects are on hold until the BRAP is released (Bow River Action Plan).  From my understanding it should be released shortly, which will hopefully provide the direction and timelines that many of these projects will take.

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12 minutes ago, jasonvilly said:

I think a lot of these projects are on hold until the BRAP is released (Bow River Action Plan).  From my understanding it should be released shortly, which will hopefully provide the direction and timelines that many of these projects will take.

I’m not sure how much this relates to the BRAP entirely as they are having safety issues with the road itself, and more use then expected. Guess we’ll see

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