May 26, 2005

Government and province to improve 4th Street in Estevan, Saskatchewan

Ottawa, Ontario – The City of Estevan in Saskatchewan has reached an agreement with the Government of Canada and the Province of Saskatchewan to cost-share improvements to 4th Street.

Under the agreement, 2.8 kilometres of 4th Street will be resurfaced at a cost of $3 million. Estevan will contribute $1 million, with the remaining $2 million funded equally by the federal and provincial governments. Construction is scheduled for 2006. The street links to Highway 39 and is a vital connector to the provincial and national highway system; in Saskatchewan, the federal and provincial governments are cost-sharing $10 million in improvements to Highway 39 from the United States border to Hitchcock, Saskatchewan.

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