Over 60 jobs are being created through a provincial transportation project in Fort McMurray.
The government of Alberta is investing $12.3 million into a new safety rest area and truck staging area south of Supertest Hill.
Alberta Transportation says 38 direct jobs are being created from the work with another 26 indirect jobs expected after the project is finished.
The province is also paving around 34 km of Highway 63 near Wandering River and Mariana Lake costing $33 million with 104 direct jobs and 73 indirect being added.
“Our government is investing in key infrastructure to help strengthen the economy, support job creation and improve the services Alberta families count on,” said Brian Mason, Minister of Transportation, in a release.
In all, the province is spending around $1.4 billion in 349 projects in 2017-18.