Transportation and Works
March 7, 2008
Ferryland Area Roads Receive $2 Million in Improvements
The Williams Government continues its unprecedented revitalization of the provincial road network with a $2 million investment in the Ferryland area.
The Honourable Dianne Whalen, Minister of Transportation and Works, made the announcement today as part of the Provincial Government�s $73 million roads improvement program.
"This government is dedicated to providing safe and efficient transportation networks across the province," said Minister Whalen. "We are also dedicated to economic development in rural Newfoundland and Labrador which goes hand-in-hand with this type of infrastructure investment."
Road work planned for the Ferryland area includes:
"I am pleased with this investment in roads in the Ferryland area," said Keith Hutchings, MHA for Ferryland. "These upgrading projects will continue to improve the region's road infrastructure, which is so vital in the daily lives of the residents and as well for the continued economic development of the region."
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.
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