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Saturday, November 01, 2014
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PROVINCIAL HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FOR THE WEEK

Highways and Infrastructure Minister Wayne Elhard reminds motorists to be aware of new and ongoing projects when travelling this week and to drive safely.

"I want to once again remind motorists to plan the safest and most efficient routes before travelling and to keep Orange Zone safety in mind," Elhard said. "Remember, drivers who exceed 60 km/h when passing a highway worker face a base fine of $140."

New work that has recently started includes about 18 kilometres (km) of construction work on Highway 8 near Redvers, almost 16 km of resurfacing on Highway 11 near Kenaston, 9 km of microsurfacing on Highway 16 near Borden and about 11 km of construction work on Highway 106 near Smeaton. For more details about this new work and other ongoing projects, please see the attached backgrounder.

As always, construction work is subject to weather conditions. Motorists can access updated travel information on the Summer Road Conditions and Road Conditions Map sections of the Highway Hotline online at www.highways.gov.sk.ca/road-conditions/.

Highway Hotline information via telephone is as follows: Regina and area at 306-787-7623; Saskatoon and area at 306-933-8333; throughout Saskatchewan at 1-888-335-7623; and on the SaskTel Cellular Network at *ROAD.

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For more information, contact:

Dan Palmer
Highways and Infrastructure
Regina
Phone: 306-787-4805

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