June 17, 2004
(Transportation and Works)
Road work announced for Bay of
Islands, Cartwright and L’Anse au Clair, Exploits,
Tom Rideout, Minister of Transportation and Works, today announced road work for the districts of Bay of Islands, Cartwright and L’Anse au Clair, Exploits, Grand Bank and Port de Grave under the 2004 Provincial Roads Improvement Program.
"This year’s program provides funding for upgrading and improving the provincial highway network, including major trunk roads, community access roads and local roads, as well as routine maintenance on the Trans Canada Highway. It also provides funds for rehabilitation and replacement of bridges and culverts," said Minister Rideout.
Planned projects for each respective district include:
"The department recognizes the importance of these projects to the road users of the province as well as the road building industry. I anticipate that tenders will be issued in the near future for these projects. This roads program demonstrates this government’s commitment to providing a safe and reliable transportation network within our province,"said Minister Rideout.
Media contact: Lori Lee Oates, Communications, (709) 729-3015
2004 06 17 11:55 a.m.