Backgrounder: Canada and Saskatchewan announce investments in 12 rural bridge and culvert projects across the province

Backgrounder

Backgrounder: Canada and Saskatchewan announce investments in 12 rural bridge and culvert projects across the province

The Government of Canada is investing more than $1.1 million in 12 projects under the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream (RNIS) of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, as well as a further $716,974 to four of the projects under the Gas Tax Fund, for a combined federal investment of over $1.8 million. For projects requiring consultations with Indigenous groups, funding is conditional on all consultation requirements being met. The Government of Saskatchewan is contributing over $2.2 million. Contributions by recipients toward their respective projects are over $2.7 million. In total, this represents a combined infrastructure investment of more than $6.8 million. Funding recipients are responsible for any additional project costs.

Location

Project

Description

Federal Contribution under RNIS (+ Federal Contribution under Gas Tax Fund)

Provincial Contribution

Proponent Contribution

Baildon No. 131, Rural Municipality of

Briercrest Woodbox Culvert Replacement

Replace the existing woodbox culvert with three new culverts

$72,326

$144,674

$217,000

Bjorkdale No. 426, Rural Municipality of

Hamel Bridge

Replace the existing timber bridge with a new precast concrete and steel bridge

$166,700

$333,300

$500,000

Buckland No. 491, Rural Municipality of

Buckland Bridge Replacement

Replace the existing timber bridge with a new precast concrete and steel bridge

$166,670 (+ $433,300)

$333,330

$66,700

Canwood No. 494, Rural Municipality of

Hilldrop Bridge Replacement

Replace the existing treated timber bridge with three new culverts

$66,660 (+ $173,340)

$133,340

$26,660

Eyebrow No. 193, Rural Municipality of

Bridge 18E Replacement

Replace the existing timber bridge

$124,988 (+ $67,981)

$250,012

$307,019

Golden West No. 95, Rural Municipality of

King Bridge Replacement

Replace the existing timber bridge with a new culvert

$55,011

$109,989

$165,000

Insinger No. 275, Rural Municipality of

Wolf's Bridge Replacement

Replace the existing bridge with a new steel structure

$166,650

$333,350

$500,000

Parkdale No. 498, Rural Municipality of

Russell's Coulee Culvert Replacement

Replace three existing culverts

$30,247 (+ $42,353)

$60,503

$48,397

Swift Current No. 137, Rural Municipality of

Grid 630 Bridge Replacement

Replace the existing bridge with a new precast concrete and steel bridge

$166,650

$333,350

$500,000

Torch River No. 488, Rural Municipality of

C & D Culverts on Snowden Grid Replacement

Replace two culverts

$54,995

$110,005

$165,000

Torch River No. 488, Rural Municipality of

Canyon on White Fox Grid Culvert Replacement

Replace the culvert

$36,663

$73,337

$110,000

Whiska Creek No. 106, Rural Municipality of

Division 2 Bridge Replacement

Replace the existing timber bridge with four new culverts

$33,330

$66,670

$100,000

Total federal, provincial, and proponent funding

$1,857,864

$2,281,860

$2,705,776

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