PRINCE ALBERT, SASK. — The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan announced a combined $81.7-million in funding for major highway improvements across the province.
Saskatchewan will contribute $41.5 million to the improvements, while the federal government will contribute $40.2 million through the New Building Canada Fund.
Approximately 259 kilometres of highway will be improved including work along stretches of highways 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 14, 16, 33 and 39.
Among the major projects are the rehabilitation of 23 kilometres of road along Highway 3 east of Prince Albert and another 13 kilometres of road west of the city.
Saskatoon will see the rehabilitation of 16 kilometres of road along Highway 7 and Highway 14 west of the city. Approximately 15 kilometres of roads on the eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 16 located east of Saskatoon will also be reworked.
Regina will also see 21 kilometres of roadwork for Highway 33 between the city and the Hamlet of Kronau, and another 14 kilometres of road along Highway 6 north of the city and Highway 11 within Regina.