Motorists in the Straits-White Bay
North and Placentia-St. Mary�s areas are the next to
benefit from the Provincial Roads Improvement Program as
several bridges are earmarked for upgrades.
"This government is committed to
rehabilitating our entire transportation network," said
the Honourable Trevor Taylor, Minister of Transportation
and Works and MHA for the Straits-White Bay North.
"Providing safe and reliable bridges and roadways to
residents throughout the province remains a top priority
for the Williams Government."
Tenders have been issued to
rehabilitate Northeast Brook Bridge and Rushy Brook
Bridge on Route 433; in addition, Fox Harbour Bridge on
Route 102 will be replaced along with the associated
"This is yet another significant
improvement to the road networks in my district," said
Placentia-St. Mary�s MHA Felix Collins. "The replacement
and realignment of the Fox Harbour Bridge will be
welcome news for travelers on Route 102 and especially
for the residents of Fox Harbour and Ship Harbour."
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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