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December 30, 2013
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December 30, 2013, Halifax, N.S. – The Government of Nova
Scotia has announced that it plans to spend $240.8 million on roads and bridges
as part of its 2014-15 Capital Plan.

December 30, 2013, Halifax, N.S. – The Government of Nova
Scotia has announced that it plans to spend $240.8 million on roads and bridges
as part of its 2014-15 Capital Plan.

The Plan calls for overall spending of $535 million on
capital projects and public infrastructure, with $240.8 dedicated to the
province’s road infrastructure.

The Plan includes a handful of major road construction
projects as part of the budget for 2014-15:

  • Highway 103: Broad River to Port Joli, new alignment
    (Multiple Year Project)
  • Highway 104: Antigonish Phase 2, from Beech Hill Road to
    Taylor Road, 8km
    (Multiple Year Project)
  • Highway 125: twinning Sydney River, Kings Road to Grand
    Lake Road
    (Multiple Year Project)
  • Trunk 4: from 0.2km west of McNabs Bridge westerly to
    Soldiers Cove Road, 6.1 km
  • Cabot Trail (Trunk 30): from the Little River Road
    southerly, 6.2 km

The Plan also includes several paving and bridge
rehabilitation projects as part of the overall road infrastructure
expenditures.

To read the 2014-15 Capital Plan, CLICK HERE