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Wednesday, May 29, 2019 / Categories: Press Releases

Press Release - Upcoming community events require street closures and re-routing of Whitecourt Public Transit

Run 4 Fun - Saturday, June 1

Runners will be hitting the streets in the hilltop area starting at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1 for the Run 4 Fun event.

Motorists are advised: 

  • That Sunset Boulevard, from 42 Avenue to the Carlan Services Community Resource Centre will be closed from 7:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  
  • That runners will be using area roads as part of the 5km, 10km, 21.1km and Kids’ Marathon events.  Please drive with caution and watch for runners in the area.

As a result of the road closure, Whitecourt Public Transit will be rerouted.  Whitecourt Public Transit encourages riders to plan ahead and prepare for re-routing. 

  • There will be no Public Transit service to Stops 35 and 36 from 7:45-11:00am on Saturday, June 1 due to the Run 4 Fun. Riders are asked to use Stops #1 (Pine Rd / Caxton St.) or #37 (Spruce View Lodge) as alternate stops.

We appreciate your patience and hope you will come out to cheer on the runners!  For more information on the event visit

West Coast Amusements Carnival Midway - Tuesday, June 4

West Coast Amusements Carnival Midway will be open to the public in downtown Whitecourt on Tuesday, June 4 from 3:00 to 10:00  p.m.  The event is hosted by the Whitecourt & District Chamber of Commerce, and details on the Carnival can be found on

To allow for set-up and take-down of the Carnival, the Town of Whitecourt has approved the following closures from 12:00 noon on Monday, June 3 through to 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 5:

  • 52 Avenue will be closed from 49 Street to 50 Street.
  • The 52 Avenue public parking lot (located behind the Whitecourt Legion) will be closed.
  • The parking lot located behind the Provincial Building will be closed.

Whitecourt Public Transit encourages riders to plan ahead and prepare for re-routing.  
Bus Stop #6 located at 49 Street and 52 Avenue (across from Central School) will not be in service starting at 12:00 noon on Monday, June 3 and all day Tuesday, June 4.    Please use Stop #4 (51 Street/51 Avenue) or Stop #7 (47 Street/52Avenue) as alternatives.

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