Construction for Wye Elementary replacement school is well underway.
According to the latest Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) update, residents may hear more noise than normal while the masonry work is ongoing.
The amount of propane heaters needed to run during the day and night will generate additional noise.
"We're adhering to all the bylaws that there are with noise control and we haven't had any complaints to date," said Calvin Wait, director, facilities services with EIPS.
Even if the noise exceeds the current Strathcona County bylaw, the contractor has received permits for the use of these heaters while the masonry work takes place.
As of Tuesday (Feb.26), the exterior brick angle installation is 70 per cent complete, the structural steel for the east section of the building is starting to go up and the first delivery of door frames is on site.
"We are awaiting a new date from ATCO Gas on the gas line installation. The original date was postponed due to cold weather," Wait added.
The estimated $16-million school is set to be finished in the Heritage Hills area by summer of 2020.


More Local News

Man killed in Sherwood Park collision

A man has died following a collision on a local highway.

Teen missing since last Tuesday

A missing girl hasn't been heard from in almost a week.

Spring gas prices continuing to bounce around

Fuel prices have been all over the map recently.

What is required to warrant an Amber Alert?

According to police, not every missing child requires an Amber Alert.

Fort Sask already reflecting province's photo radar plans

While the province is making some adjustments to their photo radar rules, not much will change in Fort Saskatchewan.

Update: Fort Saskatchewan RCMP need help finding 12-year-old

The Fort Saskatchewan RCMP have found Shenelle Jenkins.

Lamont County assembling flood drainage team

Lamont County is trying to get ahead of spring flooding this year.

MP Lloyd focused on helping local entrepreneurs

A local Member of Parliament is looking to better the region with faster broadband internet.

Update: RCMP looking for missing Fort Saskatchewan teen

Police have found Kirshtine Palabay safe and unharmed.

Sledge Hockey Day another success

It was the biggest year yet for the Robin Hood Association's third annual Sledge Hockey Day. is Westman's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide