Transportation and Works - 2006

January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December


January 11
Road work announced for St. Barbe district

January 16
Minister announces schedule for 2006 Labrador Marine Coastal Service

January 26
Road work announced for Straits and White Bay North district


February 6
Improved roads for Burin-Placentia West

February 8
Exploits roads get major make-over

February 10
Road work announced for Conception Bay South

February 13
Twillingate-Fogo to get better roads

February 15
Road work announced for Bonavista South

February 17
Road improvements announced for the district Cape St. Francis

February 20
Better roads ahead in the Ferryland region

February 22
Province announces $930,000 to rehabilitate bridges in Cartwright-L’Anse au Clair

February 23
Minister cancels tender

February 24
Road improvements announced for Humber East area

February 27
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to hold news conference, Subject: Minister’s Advisory Committee on Labrador Transportation
Government announces Minister’s Advisory Committee on Labrador Transportation


March 1
Port au Port area roads will be improved

Government extends contract with Universal Helicopters Newfoundland Limited

March 2
Expressions of Interest to be called for the Grace General Hospital site

NOTE TO EDITORS: Department closes section of Trans Canada Highway from Paddy’s Pond to Salmonier Line
NOTE TO EDITORS:  Trans Canada Highway from Paddy’s Pond to Salmonier Line to remain closed

March 3
NOTE TO EDITORS: Trans-Canada Highway from Paddy's Pond to Salmonier Line re-opened

Road improvements announced for Gander area

March 8
Harbour Main - Whitbourne roads to be improved

March 10
Trinity North area to benefit from Provincial Roads Improvement Program

March 15
Road upgrades announced for the Trinity-Bay de Verde area

March 16
Transportation and Works minister clarifies winter maintenance program

March 17
Government releases reports on Labrador Transportation


April 6
Ministerial Statement - Straits Ferry

April 7
Investing in Infrastructure: Humber Valley roads will be improved

April 11
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Happy Valley-Goose Bay Chamber of Commerce

Investing in Infrastructure: Government to invest $50 million in Labrador infrastructure

April 17
Investing in Infrastructure: Grand Falls-Buchans will see improved roads

April 18 
Investing in Infrastructure: Better roads for Bonavista North 

April 19
Investing in Infrastructure: Roads improvements in Lake Melville area

April 20
Investing in Infrastructure: Topsail area roads will be improved

April 21
Investing in Infrastructure: Windsor-Springdale area to benefit from road improvements

April 25
Investing in Infrastructure: Road improvements for Labrador West

April 26
Investing in Infrastructure: Better bridges for Grand Bank area


May 8
Road and bridge improvements for Placentia and St. Mary’s

May 9
Infrastructure investments in Conception Bay East and Bell Island areas

May 10
Investing in Infrastructure: Better roads for Carbonear-Harbour Grace, Bellevue, and Bay of Islands areas

May 15
Investing in Infrastructure: Improvements for Kilbride and St. John’s South

May 17
Investing in Infrastructure: Road improvements for Baie Verte area

May 19
Motorists reminded to watch out for moose when driving in province


June 2
Labrador Marine Service shipping schedule announced

June 6
Norman Bay-Williams Harbour ferry service delayed

June 9
Minister responds to ferry rate concerns raised by opposition member

June 21
NOTE TO EDITORS: Team Gushue Highway

June 22
Team Gushue Highway opened

June 29
Investing in Infrastructure: Road and bridge improvements for Terra Nova

June 30 
Investing in Infrastructure: Road and bridge improvements for St. George’s-Stephenville East


July 21
Government seeks designs for two new ferries


August 7
Minister meets with federal counterpart concerning Trans-Labrador Highway

August 28
Atlantic Transportation meetings successful

August 29
Province invests $2 million in brush-clearing


September 6
Marine Atlantic chairperson should come from this province: Minister Hickey

September 11
Minister to meet with Advisory Committee on Labrador Transportation and inspect Churchill River bridge

Investing in Infrastructure: Bridge improvements in Bonavista South

September 19
NOTE TO EDITORS: Ministers to attend transportation meetings

September 25
Ministers attend meetings of national transportation ministers


October 6
Minister Announces Release of Report on Ferry Fleet

October 11
Minister Announces Closure Dates for Labrador Shipping Season

October 16
Contract Awarded for Design of Two New Provincial Ferries
Initiative Ensures Accessibility to and Protection of Government Records

October 18
Closing Dates for Labrador Shipping Season Clarified

October 27
Government Addressing Ferry Fleet it Inherited

October 30
Public Advisory: Department Announces Closure of Nicholsville Bridge

October 31
Minister Welcomes Provincial Representation on Marine Atlantic Board


November 7
Government Releases Labrador Transportation Plan Consultation Document

November 17
Government Plans to Demolish Former Grace Hospital Building

Ministers Commit to Finding Solution to Nicholsville Bridge Issue

November 27
Government Ensures Labrador Communities Can Access Supplies

November 29
Government Optimistic About New International Flights

Government Reaffirms Commitment to Trans-Labrador Highway


December 5
When Driving in Winter: Snow Means Slow

December 6
Christmas Lights Across Canada Ceremony 2006

December 7
Ministerial Statement - Christmas Lights Across Canada

December 15
Province’s Highways Receive Further Facelifts

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