Transportation and Works
August 24, 2015
Building Infrastructure to Connect Communities
Provincial Government Announces Over $1.9 Million in Roadwork for the District of Trinity North
The Provincial Government has awarded a tender to J-1 Contracting Limited of Clarenville for road upgrades and paving on Route 204 near Long Beach and Route 231 on Random Island. The contract was awarded in late July and is valued at over $1.9 million. The work will be completed by the end of the current construction season.
"The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has spent considerable time and effort to undertake a wide range of strategic investments in road infrastructure this construction season. This latest contract will see improvements made to two important thoroughfares in the Trinity North region and will be of significant benefit to residents, business and visitors in the area."
- The Honourable David Brazil, Minister of Transportation and Works
The contract includes upgrading, pulverizing and paving three kilometres of Route 204, from kilometre 7.6 to 10.6 near Long Beach, and Route 231, from kilometre 13.9 to 14.2 and 14.5 to 17.5, Random Island.
"This newest roadwork investment will greatly benefit the Trinity North region and is a strong example of the Provincial Government's commitment to reliable infrastructure for the future. In particular, these upgrades will improve connectivity and will assist residents and visitors in traveling to the many communities within the area. "
- The Honourable Ross Wiseman, Minister of Finance and MHA for Trinity North
Budget 2015 allocates $317.9 million in priority infrastructure projects, including $204 million for provincial roads, bridges and other road work. High quality transportation infrastructure is integral to the social and economic growth of Newfoundland and Labrador, which are key elements of the recently launched Population Growth Strategy.
- A contract valued at over $1.9 million has been awarded to J-1 Contracting Limited for road upgrades at three locations in the District of Trinity North.
- The contract includes upgrading, pulverizing and paving three kilometres of Route 204, from kilometre 7.6 to 10.6 near Long Beach, and Route 231, from kilometre 13.9 to 14.2 and 14.5 to 17.5, Random Island.
- Over the past three years, more than $400 million has helped maintain, upgrade and enhance hundreds of kilometres of roads, as well as replace 23 bridges and repair 40 other bridges throughout the province.
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Director of Communications
Department of Transportation and Works
Constituency Assistant to the
Honourable Ross Wiseman
MHA for Trinity North
2015 08 24 3:45 p.m.