Drivers should expect delays as we start the work week off with an oversize load coming through Fort Saskatchewan.

It is a 728 tonne, 48 metre long piece of petrochemical equipment, known as a polypropylene reactor being moved from Edmonton to the Heartland over a four day period.

DATES AND TIMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

Feb. 10 – Leaving Cessco at 9 p.m. and stopping at Hwy 14 and 21 at 5 a.m.

Feb. 12 – Leaving Hwy 14 and 21 at 8:30 a.m. and end up in Lamont at 5 p.m.

Feb. 13. Leaving Lamont at 8:30 a.m. and arriving on site at 1 p.m.

Move route

  • Exit Cessco yard at 100 Street and 75 Avenue and travel east
  • South on 99 Street to 63 Avenue; east on 63 Avenue to 91 Street
  • South on 91 Street to 51 Avenue; east on 51 Avenue to Roper Road
  • East to 75 Street; south on 75 Street to 51 Avenue
  • East on 51 Avenue to 50 Street at Whitemud Drive westbound off ramp
  • Whitemud Drive east to Anthony Henday southbound.
  • Highway 14 eastbound and stage at highways 14 & 21
  • Highway 14 east to Range Road 190
  • North on Range Road 190 to Township Road 510
  • East on Township Road 510 to Highway 834
  • North on Highway 834 to Highway 15; Highway 15 west to Lamont
  • Continue west on Highway 15 to Range Road 220
  • Range Road 220 north to site

This piece of equipment is roughly twice the height of an adult giraffe and is used to convert propylene into a powdered substance used to fabricate a range of products like medical equipment, athletic apparel and food storage containers.