The Bonavista South area is the latest beneficiary of
the $70.7 million Provincial Roads Improvement Program.
"With the busy tourism season upon us, once again the
Williams Government is investing millions of dollars to ensure the
province�s roads remain safe and reliable, for residents and visitors
alike," said the Honourable Trevor Taylor, Minister of Transportation
A tender has been issued to upgrade and pave sections
of road in Catalina, King�s Cove, at the intersection in Summerville,
and from King�s Cove to Duntara. Church Street in Bonavista will also be
resurfaced, as well as asphalt patching at various locations in the
Bonavista area and at Knight�s Cove.
"This funding announcement will significantly improve
the transportation infrastructure on the Bonavista Peninsula," said the
Honourable Roger Fitzgerald, Bonavista South MHA. "I welcome these
upgrading and paving projects as they will ensure safer driving
conditions for residents of my district."
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 $4
billion over the next several years.
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