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Overpasses, twinning among current highway projects

Highway construction is in full swing

Twinning work on 13 kilometers of Highway 7 between Vanscoy and Delisle is slated to be completed by September of this year, according to the provincial Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure. Continue reading “Overpasses, twinning among current highway projects”

Vanscoy twinning, Borden Bridge work among highway construction projects

The province has announced 24 highway construction projects worth $465 million

Grading a section of Highway 7 to accommodate twinning around the village of Vanscoy is one of 24 highway construction projects, worth an estimated $65 million, put out for tender this spring. Continue reading “Vanscoy twinning, Borden Bridge work among highway construction projects”

Editorial: Lower speed zone a good idea

Saskatoon motorists heading to the lakes on Highway 11 over the Victoria Day long weekend probably had to hit the brakes and reduce their speed just a little bit north of Warman.
Surprise! The provincial Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure instituted a 90 kilometer per hour speed limit in the vicinity of the Highway 11 junction with Highway 305, where a new overpass is being built.
According to a spokesperson with the Highways Ministry, the reduced speed zone is due to the overpass construction, and is expected to remain in effect until the project is completed in the fall of 2019. Continue reading “Editorial: Lower speed zone a good idea”