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Saskatchewan releases highway tenders for 2015


October 1, 2014
By Goverment of Saskatchewan

October 1, 2014, Regina, Sask. – The Ministry of Highways
and Infrastructure is preparing to release tenders that will see nearly 800,000
tonnes of asphalt laid down on more than 320km of provincial highways.

October 1, 2014, Regina, Sask. – The Ministry of Highways
and Infrastructure is preparing to release tenders that will see nearly 800,000
tonnes of asphalt laid down on more than 320km of provincial highways.

  

The Ministry today released its fall tender plan. The tender
plan contains construction projects for next year’s construction season. This
year’s tender plan includes 80 contracts, consisting of bridge and culvert
projects, grading, paving, repaving and road repair with an estimated value of
$206.8 million. The tender plan is available at www.highways.gov.sk.ca/tender/

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“Our government is committed to making transportation
investments that contribute to continued economic growth and improved quality
of life,” Highways and Infrastructure Minister Nancy Heppner said. “At the same
time, we are equally committed to funding work that protects the substantial
investment, which has already been made in Saskatchewan’s highway system.”

 

The tender plan represents the first round of projects
initially placed for the 2015 construction season. Finalization of the projects
on the tender plan and additional projects are subject to the 2015-16
provincial budget.

 

The government has invested a record $4.3 billion in
transportation infrastructure since 2008.