Transportation and Works
February 29, 2008
Government Invests $1.5 Million in Grand Falls-Windsor-Green Bay South Roads
Motorists in the Grand Falls-Windsor-Green Bay South area will benefit from $1.5 million in road upgrades this summer.
"This year, $182 million will be invested in our province�s transportation infrastructure," said the Honourable Dianne Whalen, Minister of Transportation and Works. "Included in that amount is our government�s $73 million Provincial Roads Improvement Program."
As part of the Provincial Roads Improvement Program for Grand Falls-Windsor-Green Bay South, a section of of Route 380, Robert's Arm Road, will be resurfaced.
"I welcome the $1.5 million allocated for road improvements in our district," said Ray Hunter, MHA for Grand Falls-Windsor-Green Bay South. "Safe, comfortable roads are important to motorists and I will continue to work with Minister Whalen to improve the transportation infrastructure in Grand Falls-Windsor-Green Bay South."
The Provincial Roads Improvement Program will create an estimated 1,400 person years of employment and is part of the Provincial Government�s infrastructure strategy, valued at more than $2 billion.
2008 02 29 10:40 a.m.
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