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Barrie spending big on roads

February 12, 2016  By  Andrew Macklin

February 12, 2016 – The City of Barrie will have one of its largest roadbuilding budgets in 2016 as it tackles a series of construction and rehabilitation projects throughout the city.

According to a story from the Barrie Examiner, the city of around 145,000 has budgeted $40.1 million to tackle a total of 68 projects.

Work being done on Mapleview Drive East is the largest project the city is undertaking this coming year, at accost of just under $7.6 million. That project includes widening and reconstruction work, as well as upgrades to sidewalks and storm sewers.

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