Transportation and Works
March 6, 2008
Over $2 Million on the Way for Road Infrastructure in Burgeo-La Poile
Better driving conditions are in store for motorists in Burgeo-La Poile this summer as the Honourable Dianne Whalen, Minister of Transportation and Works, today announced an investment of $2.1 million for the area under the Provincial Roads Improvement Program.
"This government has more than doubled the roads program funding in recent years, from $30 million in 2004-05 to $73 million in 2008-09," said Minister Whalen. "We have an aggressive plan to address the state of our provincial roads and bring them to a condition that meets our satisfaction."
Planned road work for the Burgeo-La Poile area includes:
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, worth more than $2 billion.
2008 03 06 11:05 a.m.
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