Traffic calming refers to the use of physical changes to the road to slow traffic down to make roads safer for all road users.  Some examples you may have seen in the community include curb extensions and speed humps. Traffic calming is a process for the County to ensure roads function as they are intended to.

Image showing a curb extension which is a traffic calming feature

Traffic calming in Strathcona County

Traffic calming in Strathcona County is guided by the Traffic Calming Policy (104.6 KB) . Traffic calming is a complex process that requires the involvement of several stakeholders. For this reason, it is recommended that education and enforcement options are explored before putting forward a traffic calming request.

Interested in traffic calming in your neighbourhood?

Learn about the process: 
Guide to Traffic Calming in Strathcona County

Transportation Engineering and Operations
Phone: 780-417-7100

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Last updated: Wednesday, July 12, 2023
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