Transportation and Works - 2010

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

January

January 7
Pilot Launched for Year-Round Ferry Service Between Island and Labrador

January 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Newfoundland and Labrador Road Builders/Heavy Civil Association

January 15
Ministers to Travel to North Coast of Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Mazol Shriners Annual Banquet

January 18
Public Advisory: Rates and Schedules Available for Corner Brook to Blanc Sablon Ferry Service

January 28
Media Advisory: Ministers to Make Important Infrastructure Announcement

January 29
Stimulus Funds Working for Newfoundland and Labrador



February

February 8
Tender to Help Clear the Way for CBS Bypass Completion

February 16
Burin Peninsula Highway to Receive Significant Upgrades

February 18
Additional Satellite Phones Now Available on Trans Labrador Highway
Media Advisory: Federal and Provincial Governments to Announce New Affordable Housing Investments

February 19
Provincial Government Rolls Out More Roadwork



March

March 5
Torbay Bypass Nearing Finish Line

Public Advisory: Bridge on TCH Reduced to One Lane

March 8
Highway Upgrades Headed For Northern Peninsula

March 10
Road Upgrades Continue to Roll Out

March 12
Public Advisory: Schedules Announced for 2010 Labrador Marine Service

March 16
Public Advisory: Bridge on TCH Reduced to One Lane

March 17
Torbay Bypass Continues to Take Shape

March 19
Provincial Government Announces More Tenders for Highway Improvements
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Amendments Regarding Moose Management

March 22
Changes Announced to Improve Moose Management in the Province

March 25
Media Advisory: Ministers to Make Announcement Regarding Provincial Air
Ambulance Program

Provincial Government Announces Changes to Provincial Air Ambulance Program

March 26

Improvements Planned Along the Trans Canada Highway

March 29
Strengthening the Economy for a Prosperous Future: $1 Billion Slated for Infrastructure Spending in Budget 2010
 


April

April 1
Public Advisory: MV Apollo’s Return to Service Delayed

April 6
Public Advisory: MV Apollo to Return to Service

April 14
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Celebrate Ten New
Affordable Housing Units in Lewisporte

April 16
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Celebrate 10 New Affordable Housing Units in Bishop’s Falls
Bridge Improvements Slated for St. George’s-Stephenville East

April 22
Paving and Road Upgrades Stretch Along the Great Northern Peninsula
Road Upgrades Dot the West Coast

April 23
Minister to Participate in Wreath-laying Ceremony Commemorating ANZAC Day

April 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Launch of Spring into the Build Campaign

April 27
Ministerial Statement - First of Four New Waterbombers Arrives in the Province

April 29
Media Advisory: Federal and Provincial Governments to Make Infrastructure Announcement

April 30
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Invest in Important Infrastructure Initiatives; Happy Valley-Goose Bay Airport will be Expanded
Bridge Upgrades Continue to Make the Connection
 


May

May 5
Roads Investments Keep Wheels Moving

May 6
Media Advisory: New Waterbomber to be Unveiled

May 7
Media Advisory: Event to Unveil Waterbomber Postponed
Smoother Roads Stretch Across the Province

May 12
Road Work Continues to Branch Out Across the Province

May 13
Exploits and Lewisporte Regions to See Roadwork This Summer

May 17
New Road Work Continues Drive Across the Province
Road Tenders Keep Province Moving in the Right Direction
Ministerial Statement - Minister Recognizes National Public Works Week

May 20
Provincial Government Supports Ronald McDonald House
Ministerial Statement - Canada Roads Safety Week

May 21
Public Advisory: Section of Phase III of Trans Labrador Highway to Close Temporarily

May 28
Bridge Work Strengthens Links on Provincial Roads
 


June

June 4
Bell Island Ferry Service Remains a Priority for Provincial Government

June 9
Public Advisory: MV Astron and MV Northern Ranger Services Delayed

June 10
Ministerial Statement - Provincial Government Seeking Design for New Vessels to be Constructed within the Province

June 11
Bridge Work Extends Across Central Region
Public Advisory: Labrador Marine Service Update

June 17
Housing Pilot Project Addresses Increased Demand for Smaller Homes
Public Advisory: Labrador Marine Service Update

June 22
Roadwork Rolling into Central Region

June 23
Roadwork Heads West

June 24
Road Improvements Coming to the Burin Peninsula
Public Advisory: Labrador Marine Service Update

June 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Bay St. George Chamber of Commerce
Provincial Government to Study Options to Improve Whites Road near Stephenville

June 29
Public Advisory: Labrador Marine Service Update


July

July 2
Bridgework Coming to Gander Bay and Twillingate Regions

July 6
Public Advisory: MV Sir Robert Bond Service to Commence

July 8
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Support for Choices for Youth

July 13
PHRP Enables Homeowners in Western Region to Renovate Their Homes

July 14
PHRP Enables Homeowners in Central Region to Renovate their Homes

July 15
PHRP Enables Homeowners in Avalon and Burin Regions to Renovate Their Homes

July 16
PHRP Enables Homeowners in Labrador to Upgrade Their Homes

July 19
Montreal Port Situation Poses Negative Consequences for Newfoundland and Labrador

July 20
$197,000 for Renovation and Retrofits in Burin and Stephenville Regions

July 22
Repairs Slated for Curtis Causeway Bridge

July 26
Media Advisory: Province’s Newest Waterbomber Arrives
Province’s Newest Waterbomber Arrives
Public Advisory: Schedule Change for M/V Sir Robert Bond Service

July 28
Tender Called for Replacement of Kenmount Road Overpass

July 29
Bridges Reopen in T’Railway Provincial Park

 


August

 

August 3
Social Housing Modernization and Improvement Work Continues in Three St. John’s Neighbourhoods

August 5
Rut Repairs Coming to Major East Coast Routes

August 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Recognize Peacekeepers

August 11
Public Advisory: MV Apollo Schedule Expanded

August 13
Torbay Bypass Enters Home Stretch
Tender Called to Continue CBS Bypass Extension

August 16
Tenders Called to Complete TLH, Phase I Widening

August 17
Bridge Improvements Coming to the Southern Shore
Tender Called for Highway Realignment near Pinware

August 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Officially Open New Seniors’ Complex in Paradise

August 26
Minister Officially Opens New Seniors Complex in Paradise

August 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Appear before Canada Industrial Relations Board Regarding Port of Montreal Minister Awaits Decision on Essential Service Designation for Shipment of Goods

 


September

September 1
Minister Applauds Decision on Shipment of Essential Goods Via the Port of Montreal

September 9
West Coast Bridge to be Replaced

September 13
Residents of Carbonear and New Harbour Areas to Benefit from Road Improvements

September 14
Crushed Stone Headed for Trans Labrador Highway in Southern Labrador

September 15
Media Advisory: Minister to View Progress of New Ferry Construction
Minister Views Progress of New Ferry Construction

September 16
Tender Called for the Construction of New Fixed Weigh Scales in Labrador West

September 21
Public Advisory: Motor Registration Building in Mount Pearl Closed Due to Storm
Public Advisory: Motorists Are Asked to Use Extreme Caution Due to Storm
Public Advisory: Road Closures Update

September 22
Public Advisory: Update on Storm Damaged Roads

September 23
Public Advisory: TCH Closed between Gambo and Gander
Public Advisory: TCH Between Gambo and Gander to Reopen

September 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Provide Update Following Hurricane Igor
New Transition House in Carbonear Officially Opened
Media Advisory: New Time for News Conference to Provide Update Following Hurricane Igor
Minister Provides Overview of Impacts of Hurricane Igor
Public Advisory: Long Pond Bridge on Burin Peninsula Closed to Traffic

September 25
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Provide Update on Hurricane Igor Response
Public Advisory: Update on Road Re-connections

September 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Outline Progress in Response to Hurricane Igor
Public Advisory: Update on Road Re-connections

September 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Provide Update on Response to Hurricane Igor
Public Advisory: Update on Road Re-connections

September 28
Media Advisory: Minister Hedderson Views Hurricane Igor Recovery Efforts on the Burin Peninsula
Public Advisory: Update on Road Re-connections

September 29
Public Advisory: Safety Advice for Residents Returning Home
Media Advisory: Minister Views Progress in Igor Recovery Efforts on the Bonavista Peninsula
Public Advisory: Update on Road Re-connections
Public Advisory: Residents Encouraged to Ensure Mould Abatement in Igor Affected Homes

September 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Discuss Developments Following Hurricane Igor
Public Advisory: Update on Road Re-connections

 


October

October 1
Media Advisory: Ministers to Outline Provincial Government Response to Hurricane Igor
Ministers Outline Provincial Government’s Response to Impacts of Igor
Public Advisory: Unrestricted Traffic Flow to be Restored at Port Rexton

October 2
Public Advisory: Road Access Restored to All Igor Affected Communities

October 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Mark End of Canadian Forces Operations Following Hurricane Igor

October 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Opening of Deer Lake Runway Extension

October 22
Deer Lake Regional Airport Officially Opens Newly-Extended Runway

October 25
Public Advisory: Deadline for Acceptance of Freight for Labrador Marine Service

October 26
Minister Announces Changes to Labrador Marine Service

 


November

November 5
Work to Continue on Confederation Building Renovation

November 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Unveil New Digital Warning Signs

November 12
New Signs to Enhance Driver Safety in Wreckhouse Area

November 17
Ministers Provide Update on Hurricane Igor Recovery Process

November 19
Public Advisory: MV Northern Ranger Schedule Being Extended

November 23
Contract to Clear the Way for Team Gushue Highway Extension
Public Advisory: Searston Gut Bridge Closed to All Traffic

November 25
Public Advisory: M/V Northern Ranger Season Ended

November 26
Media Advisory: Minister to View Load Out of First New Provincial Ferry

November 29
Public Advisory: Team Gushue Highway Extension Public Information Sessions
First New Provincial Ferry Enters Final Phase of Construction

 


December

December 1
Minister Announces Christmas Lights Across Canada Ceremony

December 9
Provincial Government to Continue 24-Hour Snow Clearing

December 17
Public Advisory: Extra Crossings Added to MV Apollo Schedule

December 22
Details Announced for 2011 Winter Ferry Service Across Strait of Belle Isle
Public Advisory: Corner Brook Law Courts Temporarily Closed

 


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