New SHCA board chairman,
Kevin Arneson, knows the
importance of Saskatchewan’s
roads and highways
By Craig Slater, Martin Charlton Communications
evin Arneson knows the importance of quality roads and
On a near-daily basis, he and his family rely on
Saskatchewan’s network of roadways to safely deliver them to work
sites and leisure activities.
It’s fitting that Arneson, the new board chairman for the
Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association, will now be advocating
to government for continued investment in crucial infrastructure
projects around the province.
Arneson is one of five boys in his family who regularly use
Saskatchewan highways. One brother is a lineman and drives across
rural roads to assist SaskPower in maintenance work, while another
brother is a busy salesman for Markusson New Holland in Regina.
Their father, who moved from Alberta back to the family farm near
Foam Lake when Arneson was a young boy, was a heavy mechanic
who relied on Saskatchewan highways and rural roads to assist
farmers in the area with machinery maintenance. Arneson’s oldest
brother followed in his father’s footsteps and is a heavy mechanic in
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