A multi-year series of highway safety improvements is nearing completion on Highway 7. The latest upgrades include passing lanes between Kindersley and the Saskatchewan-Alberta border. Since 2014, the Government of Saskatchewan has invested about $120 million on major safety improvements on Highway 7 between Saskatoon and the interprovincial boundary.

This year, the province is investing $18 million to build six passing lanes between Kindersley and the border. The project also includes intersection improvements at Marengo and Alsask. Construction runs from about 27 km west of Kindersley to nearly 2 km east of Alberta.

Passing lanes will provide additional opportunities for travelers to pass safely.

“Safety is our business and it is great to see the improvements on Highway 7 including passing lanes and turning lanes in our area,” Janelle Layton, the owner of Jorann Safety in Kindersley, said. “These safety improvements have been well received by our local community and the professional drivers alike.”

Highway 7 is a busy highway corridor and pivotal for travelers between the largest cities in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

In addition to 22 passing lanes from Delisle to the border, 31 km of twinning was completed southwest of Saskatoon to Delisle in 2019.