Gravel Sale Extension:
Due to weather conditions, Wheatland County is extending the gravel sale pickup dates from June 14th and 15th to Friday, June 16th. Throughout all three days (June 14th, 15th, and 16th), the loader will be available on-site to aid with loading gravel.
If you have acquired a gravel sale ticket but find yourself unable to haul due to the weather, Wheatland County is pleased to offer a refund to accommodate your circumstances.
Please note that this extension is exclusively applicable to individuals who have already purchased their tickets; no new sales will be accommodated at this time.
Building a road approach or upgrading your driveway? Did you know, Wheatland County residents are able to purchase crushed gravel and pitrun at a reduced cost? Please purchase gravel sales tickets at the main administration office prior to hauling.
Residents are able to redeem gravel tickets between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the set days and locations as outlined below:
- June 14th, 15th, and 16th, 2023 – Goldsmith Pit (Cluny) located at NE-8-22-21W4 (7/8” Crush & Pit Run)
- July 5th and 6th, 2023 – Christensen Pit (Carseland) located at NE-03-22-25W4m (3/4” Crush & Pit Run)
- August 9th and 10th, 2023 – Fish Lake Pit (Dalum) located at NE-28-26-18W4M (7/8” Crush & Pit Run)
To collect gravel on the dates and at the locations noted above, please park at the gravel sales sign and stay in your vehicle until the loader operator notifies you to proceed.
Not sure how much you need?
- Crush: 1 tonne = 0.79 cubic yards or 1 cubic yard = 1.27 tonnes
- Pitrun: 1 tonne = 0.67 cubic yards or 1 cubic yard = 1.49 tonnes12 tonnes fit into a truck and 12 tonnes fit into a pup
- 3-ton truck will hold 8 tonnes of gravel
- Belly dump & end dump – 24 tonnes
- Tandem axle – 12 & 13 tonnes
For your safety and ours, loader operators will not load gravel into the box of a pickup truck.
Terms and Conditions
- Gravel is sold to County ratepayers for personal use only. A ratepayer cannot sell gravel purchased from the County. No sales for commercial or business use will be allowed.
- Sales to other local governments and First Nations are not considered commercial. Any sales to other local governments and First Nations above the maximum allowable (200 tonnes) must be authorized by Council.
- Sales are on crushed gravel or pit run only.
- Sales will occur three times per year from select County pits only, no stockpile site sales will occur. Sales will be held in the spring, summer, and fall, and sale dates will be determined by January 31st of each year. Sale locations will be determined and advertised a month in advance of each sale date.
- A maximum of 200 tonnes of gravel per ratepayer, per year applies. Only the landowner, or an individual with written permission from the landowner to purchase gravel against their name, can purchase or be provided with gravel tickets.
- Gravel is sold at current rates as per Wheatland County’s Master Schedule of Fees.
- Smaller amounts of gravel, no greater than the box of a pick-up truck, may be removed from open County pits only by County residents at no charge. This gravel must be loaded by a shovel with no mechanical or motorized assistance permitted.