This bypass is the largest infrastructure project in Saskatchewan’s history. Based on preliminary numbers, this project will have significant economic benefits for the province by creating 8,200 construction-related jobs in Saskatchewan. The project consists of a free flow highway corridor through the Regina region, which includes approximately 58 kilometres of four-lane highway (including 40 kilometres of new highway) and service roads along with 10 new interchanges, and three new intersections. One of the key aspects of the project is integration and management of both existing and new infrastructure during all stages. In March of 2018, the Highway 1 interchange near Pilot Butte opened, only the second diverging diamond interchange in Canada and first in Saskatchewan.