Several Local Sask. Communities Receiving Funds to Improve Traffic Safety

$1.4-million has been awarded to 112 approved projects in 108 communities across Saskatchewan that aim to improve traffic safety.

Several local communities are receiving a share of the money that comes from the Provincial Traffic Safety Fund.

The Town of Balcarres is receiving nearly $20-thousand for its “Be Safe Balcarres” initiative, while the Town of Carlyle is getting over $18-thousand for a Traffic Calming Project.

Nearly $11-thousand is allocated for the Village of Grayson for Speed Management, and over $15-thousand is going to Ituna for their 2021 Traffic Calming Initiative.

Over $17-thousand is earmarked for the Village of Killaly for its Community Safety Initiative this year; the Piapot First Nation is receiving over $19-thousand for a Traffic Safety Initiative.

The Town of Porcupine Plain is receiving $81-hundred for Speed Management, and the George Gordan First Nation is allocated over $76-hundred for a Slow Vehicle Down initiative.

The Town of Langenburg is receiving over $76-hundred to reduce speeds and injuries as part of its Safe Active Travel Plan; the Village of Lintlaw is getting $7-thousand for a Slow & Safe initiative.

Over $63-hundred has been allocated for Invermay for Highway 5 Speed Management, and the R.M. of Indian Head has been awarded $42-hundred for Digital Speed Signs.

The grants are awarded twice a year, with the next opportunity to apply July 1st and the deadline for applications is September 30. Application details can be found at www.sgi.sk.ca/community-grants-programs.

The complete list of communities receiving funding are available here.

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