Two areas of West Central are set to receive a safety upgrade as part of SGI's $1 million being provided towards pedestrian safety initiatives in Saskatchewan.

The Town of Eatonia, and the ever-busy Pipeline Road around Coleville were just two of the 65 projects and 62 communities included in the latest round of funding from Saskatchewan's Provincial Traffic Safety Fund.

According to the grant program's website the project start date must fall after the date grants are awarded, as for the January 1st grant intake, projects must start after June 30. For the July 1 grant intake, projects must start after Dec. 30.

Check out the features being added around Eatonia and the RM of Oakdale below:

Town of Eatonia (Traffic & Pedestrian Safety Awareness)

  • Solar flashing amber beacon and traffic signs – Installation of 24-hour flashing solar amber beacons and traffic signs at high-risk areas to improve safety for vulnerable road users within the town
  • $18,063
  • Jan. 1 – Jun. 30, 2023

RM of Oakdale No. 320 (Pipeline Rd Speed Display Signs)

  • Speed display signs – Installation of speed display signs on Pipeline Road (TWP 334) to improve the safety of vulnerable road users.
  • $7,102
  • Jan. 1 – Oct. 31, 2023