The Williams Government continues its aggressive plan
to stimulate the economy by issuing tenders for roof replacement at five
Provincial Government buildings.
"This government is taking a proactive approach to
maintaining our public buildings," said the Honourable Trevor Taylor,
Minister of Transportation and Works. "These alteration projects will
ensure the long-term viability of these important structures."
The Department of Transportation and Works has issued
tenders to replace roofs at the College of the North Atlantic campuses
in Grand Falls-Windsor, Baie Verte and Clarenville, as well as the
Gander Arts and Culture Centre and the highway depot in Grand
"The Williams Government recognizes it is prudent to
invest strategically in these challenging economic times," said Minister
Taylor. "That�s why we are investing approximately $800 million in
infrastructure this fiscal year, doubling last year�s expenditure."
The Provincial Government will invest $130 million to
address repairs and maintenance to public buildings in 2009-10 � an
increase of $30 million from last fiscal year. In total, government will
invest in excess of $4 billion in infrastructure projects over the next
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