News Release - January 18, 2001
IMPROVEMENTS TO HIGHWAY 1 ANNOUNCED
A tender has been awarded for resurfacing a 13.6 km section of Highway 1 west
of Regina near the junction of Highway 6.
"Work for this $2.1 million resurfacing project is anticipated to begin in mid-
May of 2001 and should be completed by mid-August," Highways and Transportation
Minister Maynard Sonntag said. "Completion of this job will require an
estimated 24 full-time workers."
ASL Paving Ltd. of Saskatoon was awarded this project.
The resurfacing project will take place on the westbound lanes of Highway 1
from the junction with Highway 6 west to the Grand Coulee Access. Work will
start this week with crushing and haul to ASL's plant site in Regina's north
This surfacing project was identified in the 2000/2001 Winter Tender Schedule
for Saskatchewan highway work, worth an estimated $90 million. The Winter
Tender Schedule ensures timely and efficient delivery of highway improvements
"It's important to keep our high volume highways that are part of the National
Highway System in good driving condition," Sonntag said. "Motorists in this
area will notice major improvements to Highway 1 once work is completed this
For more information, contact:
Highways and Transportation
Phone: (306) 787-0825
Cell: (306) 539-9189