January 29, 1998
(Works, Services and Transportation)
Lloyd Matthews, Minister of Works, Services and
Transportation, and Ernest McLean, MHA - Lake Melville, today
announced the awarding of two contracts for upgrading R500, the
Trans Labrador Highway.
A $5,344,700 contract has been awarded to S. M. Construction
Limited of Stephenville Crossing for upgrading from East Metchin
River towards Churchill Falls, km 231.6 to 263.6.
Labrador Construction Limited of St. John's has been awarded a
$4,626,765 contract for upgrading from Churchill Falls towards
Rapids Brook, km 263.6 to 285.2.
The minister said that work will immediately commence and will
be completed by October 31, 1998.
Contact: Jill Sooley (709) 729-3015.