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February 18
Improvements to Bell Island wharf


March 1
Captain Earl W. Windsor to go to Marystown Shipyard for refit

March 13
Ministerial Statement - Update on security improvements

March 21
NOTE TO EDITORS: News Conference - Subject: Significant transportation initiatives
Government continues major investment in infrastructure; Another community to be linked to Trans Labrador Highway

Government plans marine service improvements
Completion of Phase III Trans Labrador Highway


Labrador Transportation Initiative Fund

March 22
Changes to Labrador transportation services announced
Ministers provide details of province’s commitment to build Phase III of Trans Labrador Highway


April 8
Little Bay Islands ferry to get new engine

April 11
Tenders to be called for continued upgrading of Bell Island wharves

April 26
Year-round, two-vessel ferry service for Bell Island


May 10
Transportation minister welcomes national forum to province

May 16
Tender awarded for Happy Valley-Goose Bay school

May 17
Contract awarded for Phase Three of Bell Island wharf upgrades

May 21
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announce Labrador coast airstrip restoration projects for 2002-2003
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Road repairs planned for Windsor-Springdale

May 22
Roads improvements for Burgeo-La Poile

Improvements for roads in Baie Verte expected for 2002-2003

Upgraded roads planned for The Straits and White Bay North

Roads to be resurfaced in Conception Bay East and Bell Island

Roads improvements for Lewisporte

May 23
Government announces road upgrades for Trinity-Bay de Verde

Improvements in Humber Valley roads planned for 2002-2003

St. George’s-Stephenville East receives road upgrades

Major road improvements for Exploits

Roads improvements announced for Ferryland district

Highway improvements planned for the district of Grand Falls-Buchans

Roads improvements planned for Humber East

Road improvement projects planned for Trinity North

Carbonear-Harbour Grace to receive road upgrades
Road upgrades for Terra Nova district
Roads upgrades will allow for better driving in Bonavista North
Road improvements in District of Bellevue
Bonavista South to receive road upgrades
Road improvements for Burin-Placentia West
Continued road improvements for Cape St. Francis district
Significant road upgrades planned for District of Grand Bank
Road improvement projects planned for Placentia and St.Mary’s district

May 24
Road upgrades planned for St. Barbe district

May 28
Road upgrades planned for Harbour Main-Whitbourne

May 29
Significant upgrades for roads in Twillingate-Fogo district


June 3
NOTE TO EDITORS: Official opening of Fogarty’s Wetland, Pippy Park - June 3, St. John's

Interpretation wetland opens

June 5
Northern Labrador communities receive funding for graders

June 7
Transport Canada - Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Governments announce $35 million contribution for 2002 - 2003 highways initiatives
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June 21
Labrador ferry services to begin


July 11
Contract awarded for overpass - St. John's

Contract awarded for new underpass - Harbour Grace

Over $1 million in roads contracts awarded for Cartwright L’Anse Au Clair

Roads upgrades planned for Port au Port


August 1
Road upgrades underway for Terra Nova district

August 2
$1.5 million contract awarded for Northern peninsula road improvements

August 6
Contract awarded for road upgrades in Burin - Placentia West

August 12
Tender awarded for almost $3 million in road upgrades in Humber Valley, Humber East

August 15
Another phase of the Outer Ring Road opens

August 23
Section of CBS by-pass opens

August 26
$1.3 million contract awarded for road upgrades in Ferryland

August 28
Minister announces government will call for proposals to study Long Island Causeway


September 6
Provincial ministers discuss transportation and safety issues with Atlantic colleagues

September 13
Contract awarded for provincial ferry upgrades


October 1
Tenders called for work on Commissariat House

October 11
Ministers announce appointment of design consultants for Clarenville Long Term Care Facility

October 18
No rakes required: Minister responds to concerns of South East Bight residents

October 25
Cooper Boulevard extension to officially open
Visitor passes to be introduced in Confederation Complex

October 28
Cooper Boulevard extension open to traffic


November 1
Outer Ring Road now open to Logy Bay Road

November 8
Final consultant’s report received on impacts of planned reconfiguration of Labrador Coastal Marine Service

November 28
Ministers welcome appointments to Marine Atlantic board


December 4
Premier to host annual tree lighting ceremony
Be a wise winter driver

December 5
Ministerial Statement - Christmas Lights Across Canada Ceremony 2002
NOTE TO EDITORS - Official opening of Veterans Memorial Highway to Riverhead-Harbour Grace - December 6

December 6
Next section of Veterans Memorial Highway opened

December 18
Tender awarded for site development for Holy Trinity High extension

December 23
Consultant appointed for Long Island Causeway study

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