Roads & Parking
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by-laws in Riverview and stay up to date on road closures and service disruptions.
In accordance with the Traffic By-Law 700-10-3 it is an offence to park a vehicle on any Riverview street between 12-7 a.m. from December 1 to April 1 inclusive or at any time so as to interfere with snow clearing operations. Motorists who fail to respect the by-law risk receiving a fine and/or having their vehicle towed.
The Engineering & Public Works Department is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of approximately 130 kilometres of street network and 38 kilometres of concrete sidewalk within town limits.
The Department approves any new street construction by means of subdivisions or new commercial, residential, or institutional developments.
Did You Know?
- The Town keeps all 130 km of streets and 38 km of sidewalks and trails free of snow and ice during winter.
- The Town has storm sewer pipes as big as 1,800 mm (6 feet) in diameter. The storm sewer pipes vary from 300 mm to 1,800 mm.
- It takes four to five hours to plow and salt the entire Town once.
- The water tower located on the Trites Road extension is 48 m tall and holds 45,000,000 litres or 1,000,000 gallons of water.
- There are two separate water pressure zones in Riverview: a gravity zone, where water is fed by gravity from the Turtle Creek reservoir, and a pressurized zone, where the water is pumped to the top of the water tower at the end of Trites Road.
- The Town installed a water dispensing station in the fire station parking lot where contractors and individuals can fill bulk water tanks.
- It costs approximately $36,000 a month to power Riverview's 2,100 street lights, crosswalks, and traffic control lights.