City of Regina Invests $113 Million in 2023 Construction
The City of Regina officially kicks off the 2023 construction season by announcing an investment of $113 million in transportation, water, wastewater and drainage infrastructure this year.
Investing in municipal infrastructure is critical to the development of our city. We need to ensure our existing roads and pipes are well maintained, while continuing to make strategic investments to attract people to live, work and invest in our community.
“2023 is another busy construction season with many important projects. Our team works collaboratively to coordinate plans, balance budgets and priorities, all while looking for efficiencies and to reduce impacts on residents and drivers,” says Kim Onrait, Executive Director of Citizen Services. “We know construction can be a pain, but it’s necessary to keep our city moving and prevent much bigger disruptions down the road.”
Some projects have already started, including a cast iron pipe project on Broad Street to renew a large water main, and a road renewal project on Lewvan Drive south, with more construction projects set to begin this month and into late summer.
Residential road renewal continues to be a priority for residents, as confirmed in recent pre-budget consultations. The City’s annual dedicated funding for this work is over $16 million to improve 18 kms of residential roads in 2023. Since the development of the Residential Road Renewal program in 2015, the City has invested about $108 million with over 185 km of local roads improved.
The City is committed to delivering another successful construction season with a continued focus on safety. Drivers are reminded to slow down in construction zones to ensure everyone gets home safely.
Learn more about the City’s construction programs on the City’s website and find out which projects are taking place in each ward. Major projects throughout the community will be announced as they begin. Watch for updates.
Thanks for your patience while this important work is completed during our short construction season. Visit the Road Report for traffic restrictions and to plan your route ahead.