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Works, Services and Transportation - 2000


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January

January 13
Marine Atlantic -  Ferry bookings available soon for 2000 summer season

January 19
Renovations contract awarded for Stephenville Correctional Centre
Contract awarded for west coast TCH work

January 20
Trans Labrador Highway projects awarded
Contract for site work for Arnoldís Cove school

January 21
New ferry service for St. Barbe - Blanc Sablon

January 26
Highway cameras and Internet give drivers current road conditions


February

February 1
Minister responds to ferry allegations

February 10
PUBLIC ADVISORY: St. Johnís Arts and Culture Centre
PUBLIC ADVISORY UPDATE: St. Johnís Arts and Culture Centre

February 15
Schedule change for Bell Island ferry

February 16
Availability of airline seats and the viability of airports in Newfoundland and Labrador

February 22
Federal and provincial governments announce highway initiatives for 2000/2001


March

March 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: Recycling proceeds to be donated to not-for-profit organizations
Employee recycling efforts help environment, local non-profits, March 13

March 22
Another banner year planned for road and capital works construction

March 27
Judge rules no bias in awarding Straits ferry tender
Ministerial Statement - Awarding of Straits ferry tender

March 29
Ministerial Statement - Province awarded contract to provide water bomber services to North Carolina

March 30
Marine Atlantic: Current status of negotiations for a new ferry


April

April 7
Funding announced for major road maintenance project

April 12
Ministerial Statement - Sale of King George V Building

April 13
Town of Carbonear to get new traffic lights
Grading contract awarded for Notre Dame Junction Interchange

April 14
Outer Ring Road contract awarded
Contract awarded for ventilation system
Contract awarded for Victoria Academy water storage tanks

April 27
Funding announced for La Scie Highway
Contract awarded for Janeway parking lot


May

May 3
Ministerial Statement - Road realignment at Colony of Avalon Archaeological Site, Ferryland

May 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: Marine Atlantic - Media briefing, May 19, on board Max Mols

May 19
Marine Atlantic - 2000 season


June

June 1
Little Falls Bridge leading into Sir Richard Squires Park to be replaced

June 5
Terminals begin accepting freight for southern Labrador ports, June 6

June 9
Contract awarded for removal of Little Falls Bridge

June 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: Ministers, employees test driving skills

June 15
St Judes by pass work announced

June 21
Marine Atlantic - Max Mols accessibility

June 22
Contract awarded for road work in central Newfoundland
Contract awarded for road work in Terra Nova area

June 30
Contract awarded for renovations to Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary
Contract awarded for road work in Bonavista North


July

July 6
Labrador school and highway projects announced

July 31
Contract awarded for new school in Lethbridge/Musgravetown area


August

August 16
$1.5 million for road upgrading in Makkovik

August 17
Road work contract awarded for Burin

August 22
Provincial road work contract awarded

August 30
Construction to begin on replacement bridge at Little Falls


September

September 21
Contract awarded for extension to James Paton Memorial Hospital

September 22
Contract awarded for work at Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital


October

October 10
Construction to begin on Arnoldís Cove school
Minister brings provinceís transportation concerns to national table


November

November 2
Province seeks local input into federal transportation review
Extra classrooms for Ascension Collegiate

November 16
Government donates retired air ambulance to College of the North Atlantic

November 21
Upgrades for Bell Island wharf

November 23
Government urges public to get educated on winter driving


December

December 6
Province participates in national tree lighting ceremony

December 7
Ministerial Statement - Christmas Lights Across Canada ceremony

December 12
Ministerial Statement - Trans Labrador Highway projects

December 21
Davis Inlet airstrip temporarily closed

 


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