Transportation and Works - 2012

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

January

January 12
Media Advisory: Ministers to Address Heavy Civil Association Annual General Meeting

January 13
Public Advisory: Update on Strait of Belle Isle Ferry Service

January 18
Colonial Building Interior to Get Spruced Up in New Year

January 24
Construction Begins on Team Gushue Highway Extension


February

February 7
Bridge Work Planned for Howley Access Road

February 27
Public Advisory: Traffic to be Restricted on Placentia Lift Bridge

February 28
Placentia Lift Bridge to Receive Immediate Repairs


March

March 2
Tender Called for New Bridge in Central Newfoundland

March 5
Public Advisory: MV Apollo to Resume Service

March 7
Misconceptions About Housing Clarified by Provincial Government

March 9
Public Advisory: Ferry Service Between Corner Brook and Blanc Sablon Resumes Temporarily

March 12
Public Advisory: MV Sir Robert Bond Ferry Service to Conclude Subject to Ice Conditions

March 14
Public Advisory: MV Sir Robert Bond Concludes Service
Ten-Year Social Housing Plan Making a Difference

March 15
Public Advisory: Possible Delays for Fogo Island Ferry Service Due to Ice Conditions
Request for Proposals Announced for Labrador Freight Service

March 30
$65.8 million Investment Through Budget 2012 for Trans Labrador Highway


April

April 3
Ministerial Statement - NLHC First in Canada to Make Universal Design Standards Mandatory
Video Surveillance in Place for Placentia Lift Bridge

April 11
Public Advisory: Extra Evening Crossing Added to Fogo Island and Change Islands Run

April 13
Public Advisory: Temporary Changes to Strait of Belle Isle Ferry Schedule

April 16
Bridge Construction Set to Begin on CBS Bypass

April 18
Media Advisory: Ministers to Launch Provincial Inclusion Strategy

April 19
Access. Inclusion. Equality. Supported with $6.5 Million in Budget 2012

April 20
Placentia Lift Bridge Repairs Continue

Fourth New Waterbomber Delivered to the Province

April 24
Responsible Social Investments in Budget 2012 Include $150 Million for Poverty Reduction
Building Prosperity: Infrastructure Investments Promote Sustainable Success
Labradorians Continue to Benefit from Northern Strategic Plan Investments

April 25
Public Advisory: Construction Blasting to Take Place Near Carbonear General Hospital

April 30
New Pavement Planned for Corner Brook Area


May

May 1
Public Advisory: Temporary Air Services Put in Place to Replace Ferry Service for Fogo Island and Change Islands

May 2
Improvements Planned to Main Gut Bridge

May 3
Media Advisory: Ministers to Discuss Construction of New Ferry for Fogo Island and Change Islands
First Step Taken Towards Building a New Ferry for Fogo Island and Change Islands

May 7
Highway Twinning and Road Work Continue near Corner Brook

May 9
Tender Awarded for Repairs to the Placentia Lift Bridge

May 23
Ministerial Statement - Final Tenders Awarded for Phase I of Trans Labrador Highway

May 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Break Ground at Youth Treatment Facility in Grand Falls-Windsor

May 25
Four Bridges Set for Repair in Placentia-St. Maryís Area
Construction to Start on Youth Treatment Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor
Media Advisory: Ministers to Break Ground for the Paradise Youth Treatment Centre

May 28
Construction to Start on Youth Treatment Centre in Paradise

May 30
Road Work Announced for Trans Canada Highway
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media


June

June 5
Public Advisory: Labrador Ferry Service
Ministerial Statement - Minister Recognizes Transportation Week

June 7
Public Advisory: Update Regarding Labrador Ferry Service

June 8
Highway Drainage Systems to See Upgrades in Trinity North

June 15
Contract Awarded for Labrador Ferry Freight Service

June 21
House of Assembly Passes Motion Outlining Commitment to Affordable Housing
Media Advisory: Veteran to be Honoured in Road Naming Ceremony

June 22
Veteran Leonard T. Stick Honoured in Road Naming Ceremony

June 27
Media Advisory: Ministers Available to Media

June 28
Media Advisory: Ministers Available to Media

June 29
Highways in Central Newfoundland to Undergo Roadwork
Media Advisory: Ministers to Participate in Ceremonies to Commemorate the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel Road Work Set for Eastern Newfoundland


July

July 3
Tenders Called for Wharf Repairs in Coastal Labrador

July 4
Rut Repair Scheduled for High-Traffic Avalon Region
Commitment to Bridge Repairs Continues with Projects in Central Newfoundland

July 11
Extensive Roadwork Planned for Central Region
Road Enhancements to Take Place at Marysvale and Paddyís Pond
Conception Bay South Bypass Work Continues

July 13
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media
MV Beaumont Hamel Returns to Service

July 19
Road Improvements Planned for Eastern Newfoundland

July 23
Public Advisory: Asbestos Removal at Confederation Building Facility

July 24
Road Work and Ferry Terminal Modifications Coming to Northeastern Newfoundland

July 25
Investments Made in Labrador Road and Bridge Maintenance
Rut Repairs for TCH and Veteranís Memorial Highway

July 26
More Wharf Repairs Scheduled for Coastal Labrador
New Pavement Between Cuslett and St. Brideís

July 27
Southern Shore to Receive Road Work

July 30
Work Scheduled for Flat Bay Road and Burgeo Road
Repairs Planned for Allanís Island Causeway


August

August 3
Work Continues on the CBS Bypass

August 9
Public Advisory: Placentia Lift Bridge Closure Scheduled for Friday
Exploits River Bridge Repairs Announced
Media Advisory: Minister to Discuss the Use of Herbicide in Roadside Spraying Program

August 10
Road Work Continues on Avalon Peninsula
Public Advisory: Bell Island Ferry Service Update
Public Advisory: Placentia Lift Bridge Closed to Marine Traffic

August 14
Western Newfoundland Sees Continued Road Repairs
Public Advisory: Intermittent Traffic Delays on Outer Ring Road
Public Advisory: MV Beaumont Hamel Returns to Service


September

September 4
Media Advisory: Ministers to Make Announcements in Labrador West
Public Advisory: Blasting Continues Near Outer Ring Road
Ministers Officially Open Labrador West Weigh Scales
Public Advisory: MV Northern Ranger Ferry Service Suspended

September 10
Public Advisory: Road Closure Route 460
Public Advisory: One-way Traffic in Sections of Route 450
Public Advisory: Road Closure Route 463
Public Advisory: West Bound Lanes Closed at Corner Brook Stream Bridge
Public Advisory: Route 460 Update

September 11
Public Advisory: Confederation Building Complex Closed This Morning

September 13
Public Advisory: Alternate Plan Outlined for MV Northern Ranger Service
Media Advisory: Ministers to Make Infrastructure Announcement Near Bishopís Falls
Governments Enhance Transportation Network throughout Newfoundland and Labrador

September 21
Bridge Investment Continues With Replacement Project in Bellburns

September 24
Road Drainage Improvements Scheduled for Burin Peninsula

September 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at St. Johnís Board of Trade Luncheon


October

October 3
Tender Called to Replace Placentia Lift Bridge

October 4
Public Advisory: Placentia Lift Bridge Capacity Restored

October 5
Public Advisory: Bell Island Ferry Service Update

October 12
Work Progresses on CBS Bypass Project
Public Advisory: Traffic Restricted on Bridge in English Harbour

October 16
Public Advisory: Bridge Repairs Complete in English Harbour East

October 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Council of Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety

October 18
Public Advisory: Deadline for Acceptance of Freight for Labrador Marine Service

October 26
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation - Media Advisory: Minister to Address Award Ceremony as Choices for Youth Honoured Nationally

October 31
Media Advisory: Minister to Open New Searston Gut Bridge


November

November 1
New Searston Gut Bridge Opened

November 15
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation - Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Provincial Homelessness Funding

November 18
Public Advisory: Traffic to be Diverted on TCH Near Clarenville

November 22
Ministerial Statement - Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation Recognizes National Housing Day

November 23
Public Advisory: TCH near Clarenville to be Re-opened to Traffic Saturday

November 26
Public Advisory: Placentia Lift Bridge to be Temporarily Closed at Night

November 27
New Bridge Planned for Little Barachois Brook


December

December 5
Public Advisory: Temporary Flights to Coastal Labrador Communities to Conclude
Christmas Lights Across Canada Ceremony Set for Tomorrow

December 13
Ministerial Statement - Snow Means Slow Campaign Launched to Promote Winter Road Safety

December 17
Media Advisory: Ministers to Discuss the Future of Ferry Services
New Custom Built Vessels Will Enhance Ferry Services Throughout the Province

December 28
Significant Enhancements Made to Provincial Infrastructure Throughout 2012


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