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$39.2 million for NW Ontario highways


May 5, 2016 – Through the Northern Highways Program, Government of Ontario is investing a total of $39.2 million in four rehabilitation projects in the northwest part of the province.

The four projects are:

  • 23.6 kilometres of Highway 11 from east of the Fort Frances town limits
  • 39.9 kilometres of Highway 105 from 48 kilometres north of the Highway 17 junction at Vermilion Bay
  • 29.2 kilometres of Highway 17 from west of Peninsula Road in Marathon
  • 28.6 kilometres of Highway 71 south from the Nestor Falls bridge

Miller Northwest has been awarded the $16.6-million contract for Highway 105. Pioneer Construction Inc. has been awarded the $7.3-million contract for Highway 11, the $8.1-million contract for Highway 17, and the $7.2-million contract for Highway 71

Work on all projects will begin this spring, with expected completion by fall 2016.

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