Four passing lanes as well as intersection improvements have been opened to traffic. Work has wrapped up on construction of the initial $10 million project this year, and the contractor will return for additional paving, minor repairs and clean up next spring.
Traffic volumes for the stretch of Highway 4 between North Battleford and Cochin range from 3,700 to 6,900 vehicles per day. Before travel, check the Highway Hotline at www.saskatchewan.ca/highway which provides up-to-date information on construction, emergency road closures, the status of ferries/barges and other road activities. Information is also available by calling 511. The Government of Saskatchewan has invested more than $8.4 billion in highways and infrastructure since 2008, improving more than 13,000 kilometres of Saskatchewan highways.