Ministry of Highways

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First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Paving the Prairies – a dual use for canola oil

Watch above: slowing the deterioration of rural roads with canola oil?VONDA, Sask. – As municipalities and cities face tight budgets and the demand for safer commutes increases, one Saskatchewan man believes he may have a solution to the problem.From ... [Published Global News Canada - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

“Massive road development project in the Uva Province” - Minister Kothalawala

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) - Highways, Ports and Shipping Project Minister Nirmala Kothalawala states that a massive road development project is being implemented in the Uva Province at a cost of Rs. 42 .98 million. The ‘Maga Neguma’ rural road development ... [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Government releases flood update

The Ministry of Government Relations – in collaboration with various government ministries, agencies, Crown corporations and stakeholder groups – has provided the latest update on the key steps the province and its partners are taking in response to the ... [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Highway speed signs east of Regina knocked over and stolen

Cost to replace highway speed signs is between $500 and $1000Vandals have been targeting highway signs east of Regina this week.Five of the new speed limit signs near White City were knocked down, and three temporary signs were stolen."That stretch of ... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Premier Brad Wall calls out ‘jackwagons’ for vandalizing traffic signs east of Regina

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has strong words for those behind the vandalism of traffic signs along a highway east of Regina.If you know identity of the jackwagons stealing 90km/hr signs in high collision corridor east of #yqr , pls report to local ... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Vinci and Hochtief make the shortlist for Canadian road PPP

Three teams have been shortlisted for the next stage of the competitive selection process to build the largest transport infrastructure project in Saskatchewan’s history. Five teams responded to the SaskBuilds and Ministry of Highways & Infrastructure’s ... [Published Construction Index - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers wanted to clean up messy roads

Some garbage-strewn roads in Lake Country will get a tidy-up from community-minded volunteers.The municipality is about to launch an Adopt-a-Road program aimed at enlisting people to pluck trash from roadside ditches.“One of the messiest roads is probably ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Housing plan back on agenda

Kevin ParnellBlack PressA potential residential development that would feature close to 80 units and a new road access to Highway 97 close to Lodge Road in Lake Country is once again back before Lake Country council.Council gave first reading to a rezoning ... [Published Vernon Morning Star - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Coop project at risk due to Highways

The new $5.5 million Co-op convenience store and fuel station project planned for the intersection of Highways 1 and 9 in Whitewood is at risk of being shelved due to a disagreement between Borderland Co-op and the Ministry of Highways over access po ... [Published Whitewood Herald - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Speeding tickets skyrocket after speed limit reduced on Hwy. 1 east of Regina

The number of speeding tickets has skyrocketed and crashes have also increased since the Saskatchewan government reduced the speed limit on Highway 1 east of Regina.RCMP say 284 speeding tickets have been issued on Highway 1 from the Pilot Butte turnoff ... [Published CTV News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Road network in Uva is being developed

The development of the road network in the Uva Province is progressing successfully.The people in the Uva and Sabaragamuwa Provinces experienced immense difficulties in travelling via Hambegamuwa. They hitherto had to travel a distance of about 200 metres ... [Published Independent Television Network - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Humboldt-area highway raises safety concern

A Saskatchewan highway is not spot you would expect to see a traffic light.But that’s the case on Highway 5 just past the junction to Humboldt. The highway flooded earlier this summer and while at first motorists had to drive through the water, the highway ... [Published CTV News - Jul 30 2014]

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"Unnecessary replacement because of theft or vandalism is just something we prefer not to have to deal with" said Wakabayashi
SaskBuilds minster Gordon Wyant said: "Having three very experienced and qualified teams will drive the level of competition we want to get the best price and quality for taxpayers."
"The costs of SaskPower — it's a company for which we all have a share in — are ultimately the costs of families and businesses. There's no other payer of those costs" said Wotherspoon
"We're not doing any pumping there right now and the reason for that is that the affected area is naturally low lying and there are no direct drainage path out of there so drainage from that area requires extensive pumping across a very large distance and would only be a temporary solution in any case."

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Paving the Prairies – a dual use for canola oil [Published Global News Canada - 21 hours ago]
“Massive road development project in the Uva Pr... [Published Lankapuvath - Aug 27 2014]
Government releases flood update [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Aug 25 2014]
Highway speed signs east of Regina knocked over... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Aug 22 2014]
Premier Brad Wall calls out ‘jackwagons’ for va... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 21 2014]
Vinci and Hochtief make the shortlist for Canad... [Published Construction Index - Aug 21 2014]
Traffic lights planned for Highway 16 north of ... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Aug 20 2014]
Canada’s Saskatchewan government shortlists thr... [Published Road Traffic Technology - Aug 19 2014]
Three teams narrowed down on road to building t... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 19 2014]
Volunteers wanted to clean up messy roads [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Aug 18 2014]
Housing plan back on agenda [Published Vernon Morning Star - Aug 15 2014]
Coop project at risk due to Highways [Published Whitewood Herald - Aug 15 2014]
Province defends lower speed limit on Highway 1 [Published CTV News - Aug 15 2014]
Saskatchewan still showing budget surplus despi... [Published Estevan Mercury - Aug 15 2014]
Speeding tickets skyrocket after speed limit re... [Published CTV News - Aug 14 2014]
‘Bus screws in league with barrier - personnel [Published Sri Lanka Island - Aug 13 2014]
Highway 11 repaving underway at Hague [Published Clark's Crossing Gazette - Aug 08 2014]
Carlyle needs a new fire hall [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Aug 07 2014]
Road network in Uva is being developed [Published Independent Television Network - Aug 07 2014]
Highway 39 resurfacing begins [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Jul 31 2014]
Humboldt-area highway raises safety concern [Published CTV News - Jul 30 2014]
LETTER: Opinions should have been shared earlier [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Jul 25 2014]
Council receives audited financial statements [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Jul 24 2014]
Farmer Takes Matters Into His Own Hands [Published Discover Moose Jaw - Jul 24 2014]
Local kid biking to raise money for children's ... [Published Nipawin Journal - Jul 23 2014]
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