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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Northern Expressway negotiations begin with Chinese firm

April 22, 2014, 10:09 pmBy Franklin R. SatyapalanThe Secretary to the Ministry of Highways, Ports and Shipping Ranjith Pemasiri said that negations were underway with a Chinese company to Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) the first phase of the Northern ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

7000 kilometres of roadway developed within two years

The total kilometres of Expressway constructions and carpeted roads within two years has been 7000.The road development programme has been launched veering all districts within the island. The Ministry of Highways and Ports and Shipping said that 7000 ... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Manmunai Bridge ready for opening

Construction of the Manmunai Bridge located in Batticaloa has been completed. Its opening is scheduled for Saturday the 19th.The Manmunai Bridge built across the Batticaloa Lagoon, has been constructed with assistance from the Japanese Government. The ... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Income on expressway exceeds 133 million

(Colombo,Lankapuvath) Ministry of Highways says that toll income on the expressway on April 13 & 14 has exceeded 133 million.The highest income is recorded from Southern Expressway. Accordingly total income from the Southern expressway is 90 million rupees ... [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lanka offers six prime acres of Colombo to international investors

By Franklin R. SatyapalanThe government has sought international expressions of interest for six acres of prime Beira lake front land on offer in commercial hub of Colombo for mixed development, Janaka Kurukulasooriya Additional Secretary to the Ministry ... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Province reverses service cuts to Riverhurst ferry

The provincial government is reversing its decision to cut service to the Riverhurst ferry.Highways minister Don McMorris said that the province’s largest ferry will stay open 24 hours a day this season. The province was going to reduce the hours to 7 ... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Fuel tanker crashes down embankment on Highway 3

NEAR PRINCETON, B.C. — A fuel tanker plummeted over a 20 meter embankment off Highway 3 Sunday afternoon.It happened at around 12 p.m. roughly 15 kilometers west of Princeton.According to the Princeton Volunteer Fire Department the driver of the truck ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Saskatchewan finalizes Regina Bypass route, starts acquiring land

The route for the Regina Bypass, which the provincial government is calling Saskatchewan’s largest transportation infrastructure project, has been finalized and land acquisition for it has begun.“When the bypass proceeds to construction, it will … create ... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

pring weight restrictions now in effect for highways, RM roads

A number of rural municipalities in the area have  spring weight restrictions on their roads.The weight restrictions, which were announced by the provincial Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure, came into effect on Friday, April 4 and will likely remain ... [Published Clark's Crossing Gazette - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Expect delays on Highway 97 between Dawson Creek and Chetwynd

The highway is now open to single lane alternating traffic.Updated: 8 minutes 54 seconds agoIf you’re planning to travel between Dawson Creek and Chetwynd today, expect delays near Arras.  Highway 97 is closed in both directions 13km south of the junction ... [Published Energeticcity.ca - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Saskatoon city planners happy with perimeter highway review

Ministry of highways undertaking review after record growth rates in Saskatoon regionPremier Brad Wall’s promise for a priority on a perimeter highway for Saskatoon isn’t coming to light any time soon.Currently the Ministry of Highways is going through ... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Saskatchewan government makes highway changes to move more grain

In response to slow grain movement in Saskatchewan, the provincial government announced on Wednesday that it’s lifting spring weight restrictions on certain roads to allow farmers and shippers to transport heavier loads.“We understand that with the backlog, ... [Published Metro Canada - Mar 27 2014]

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"Six-and-a-half months out of the year, we're now becoming a dead end" she said Monday
"Discontent is obviously there because everybody's affected. (The ferry) is the fabric that ties our communities together."
"The ministry will need to acquire a considerable amount of land in order to make this project a reality," McMorris said. "Throughout the process, landowners can be expected to be treated with the utmost respect."
"In the case of the Wollaston Lake ice road, that ice is still 30 inches thick so it's open to full weights."

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Northern Expressway negotiations begin with Chi... [Published Sri Lanka Island - 14 hours ago]
7000 kilometres of roadway developed within two... [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 21 2014]
Manmunai Bridge ready for opening [Published Independent Television Network - Apr 16 2014]
Income on expressway exceeds 133 million [Published Lankapuvath - Apr 16 2014]
Lanka offers six prime acres of Colombo to inte... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Apr 16 2014]
Highway safety improvements considered [Published Northern Pride - Apr 15 2014]
February 27, 2014 - R.M. of Moose Creek meets [Published Oxbow Herald - Apr 10 2014]
Province reverses service cuts to Riverhurst ferry [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Apr 08 2014]
Concerns raised over Sask. ferry changes [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Apr 07 2014]
Saskatchewan finalizes Regina Bypass route, sta... [Published Metro Canada - Apr 07 2014]
Regina bypass route finalized, land being acquired [Published TheLoop.ca - Apr 07 2014]
Fuel tanker crashes down embankment on Highway 3 [Published Global News Canada - Apr 07 2014]
pring weight restrictions now in effect for hig... [Published Clark's Crossing Gazette - Apr 04 2014]
January 14, 2014 - RM of Moose Creek meets - De... [Published Oxbow Herald - Apr 04 2014]
Colder Winter Extends Season For Northern Ice R... [Published MBC Network Radio Online - Apr 03 2014]
Government eases road restrictions for farmers [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Apr 03 2014]
Expect delays on Highway 97 between Dawson Cree... [Published Energeticcity.ca - Apr 03 2014]
Viper Networks Forwards 2nd Term Sheet for $25 ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 03 2014]
Supergrids: an adequate solution? [Published Saskatchewan Lifestyles - Apr 03 2014]
Outsourcing doubles engineering costs on Sask. ... [Published CBC - Apr 01 2014]
Intervalley Water on track for future growth, m... [Published Clark's Crossing Gazette - Apr 01 2014]
To construct Gateway to Colombo - JICA pumps in... [Published The Nation.lk - Mar 29 2014]
Rock-slide report closes highway [Published Penticton Herald - Mar 29 2014]
January 08, 2014 - RM of Enniskillen meets [Published Oxbow Herald - Mar 27 2014]
Saskatoon city planners happy with perimeter hi... [Published News Talk 980 CJME - Mar 27 2014]
Saskatchewan government makes highway changes t... [Published Metro Canada - Mar 27 2014]
Marijuana licenses spawn ‘IMBYs’ [Published Gulf Islands Driftwood - Mar 27 2014]
Province Eases Seasonal Weight Restrictions [Published Saskatoon - Mar 26 2014]
RM asking for answers after roads damaged south... [Published Clark's Crossing Gazette - Mar 26 2014]
Sask government eases road restrictions for far... [Published News Talk 650 CKOM - Mar 26 2014]
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