Highway 1 East
Highway 1 is one of the most heavily-travelled highway corridors in Saskatchewan, providing the province with access to key Canadian markets and broader national and international logistics centres.
East of Regina, Highway 1 also serves as the primary access to the city for several bedroom communities in the area. In recognition of both current and potential future growth in and around Regina, the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure is taking both immediate and long-term steps to guide development and improve safety along the Highway 1 corridor between Regina and Balgonie.
The study area also includes sections of Highways 48 and 46. Ministry officials are working closely with stakeholder groups, including local councils and community representatives, to address transportation needs.
Nov. 24, 2010 - The provincial government is fast-tracking the immediate recommendations of the Highway 1 East Functional Planning Study, Highways and Infrastructure Minister Jim Reiter announced today.
Jul. 25, 2012 - Construction has recently resumed on exit and entrance ramps at the junction of Highways 1 and 48 at White City just east of Regina.
Sept. 5, 2012 - Construction of a $1.4 million off-ramp on Highway 1 at Balgonie is scheduled to begin this week.
Sept. 7, 2012 - Drivers will have now have access to a safer exit and entrance to Highway 1 at White City with the completion of new ramps, designed to improve safety and traffic flow at the junction of Highway 1 and 48.