2023-2024 Ministry of Highways Budget
Mar 23, 2023
In 2023-24, the Government of Saskatchewan will invest $776 million into operating, maintaining, building, and improving the province’s roads and highways through the Ministry of Highways.
The 2023-24 Budget invests $442.9 million into transportation capital.
- This includes over 1,000 kilometres of improvements on provincial highways, for a total of 4,600 kilometres of highways improved over the past four years, on track to meet the Growth Plan commitments to upgrade and build 10,000 kilometres of the provincial highway network by 2030.
- Significant construction projects include beginning construction of twinning projects near Rowatt and Corinne on Highways 6 and 39 between Regina and Weyburn. There is support for expansion of the forestry industry through investments in gravel, pavement and road maintenance in northern Saskatchewan.
- This budget also includes investment to begin upgrades to Highway 15 east of Kenaston between Highways 11 and 2, completing passing lanes and widening on Highway 5 from Saskatoon to Highway 2 and planning for construction to extend twinning on Highway 5 east of Saskatoon.
With this year’s budget, more than $12 billion has been invested into transportation infrastructure since 2008, improving more than 19,400 kilometers of provincial highways.
For more information, please see saskatchewan.ca.
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