Hwy 791 upgrading dropped from province’s plan

A project to upgrade a highway in Red Deer County that was counted on to ease congestion on a local service road has been dropped from the province’s three-year plan.

The $16.4-million project was first announced in 2010 and involved extending Hwy 791, which currently ends at Hwy 590, eight km east of Innisfail, where the road continues north as an unpaved route.

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