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2013 road construction tenders issued in PEI


February 5, 2013
By Aggregates and Roadbuilding

February
5, 2013, Charlottetown, PEI – Strategic investments will improve the safety and
efficiency of Island roads and bridges while creating and maintaining jobs for
Islanders, says Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert
Vessey.

February
5, 2013, Charlottetown, PEI – Strategic investments will improve the safety and
efficiency of Island roads and bridges while creating and maintaining jobs for
Islanders, says Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert
Vessey.

 

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“Our
government is pleased to invest in road and bridge projects that help keep the
travelling public safe while improving the quality of life for Islanders,” said
the minister. “Investments in roads and bridges also help accelerate growth in
our Island economy through the creation of jobs for Islanders and the efficient
transportation of goods.”

 

The first
round of tenders for the 2013 construction season was released today. The
projects represent an investment of nearly $5 million in Island communities.
Additional tenders will be announced at a later date.

 

Projects
include:

 

• Loane
Road Bridge – Structure replacement;

 


Borden-Carleton, Route 1 – Road construction consisting of cold planing
(milling) and paving 2.4 kms;

 


Crapaud/Kelly’s Cross, Route 13 – Road construction consisting of cold planing
(milling) and paving 2.74 kms;

 


Millview/Hermitage, Route 3 – Road construction consisting of cold planing and
placing two lifts of asphalt for a distance of 1.9 kms;

 


Primrose/Cardigan, Route 4 – Road construction consisting of cold planing and
placing two lifts of asphalt for 1.8 kms;

 

• South
Pinette, Route 1 – Road construction consisting of cold planing and placing two
lifts of asphalt for a distance of 1 km;

 


Tracadie Cross, Route 2 – Road construction consisting of cold planing,
resurfacing and constructing a left turn lane;

 


Unionvale, Route 142 – Road construction consisting of widening, cold planing
and placing two lifts of asphalt for a distance of 1.72 kms; and

 


Winsloe/Milton Station, Route 2 – Road construction consisting of cold planing
and paving for a distance of 1.5 kms.

 


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