April 3, 2017 - The governments of Canada and British Columbia announced a joint investment of over $92.6 million to expand and upgrade a major section of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Chase. Work will include expanding a 3.1-kilometre stretch of highway from two lanes to four between Chase West and Jade Mountain, upgrading the bridge at Chase Creek and constructing access improvements at Shuswap Avenue East, Mattey’s Road and Coburn Street.
March 28, 2017 - The British Columbia government has committed $113 million in its share of funding for Phase 2 of the Trans-Canada Six-Laning – Fraser Valley Project.
March 23, 2017 - The much-needed project involves construction of a second bridge crossing the North Saskatchewan River at the southern entrance to the City of Fort Saskatchewan and twinning the remaining two-lane section of Highway 15 towards Edmonton. The project will improve safety, alleviate congestion and create hundreds of jobs over the next few years.
March 22, 2017 - Vernon Regional Airport will receive $823,700 in funding from the B.C. Air Access Program this year for runway rehabilitation, announced MLA for Vernon-Monashee Eric Foster on behalf of Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone.
March 21, 2017 - A new survey released today by a broad consortium of both public and private sector transportation organizations found that more than nine in 10 Ontarians (96%) support government investment in transportation infrastructure, and among those surveyed, ranked investments in roads and bridges as No. 2 on their list of top infrastructure spending priorities.
March 14, 2016 - The Government of Canada has announced that it will invest $1.8 million toward infrastructure and planning projects for Lennox Island First Nation, a Mi’Kmaq community in P.E.I.
March 3, 2017 - Road improvements totalling $9 million will get underway this spring in B.C. that will result in safer conditions in the Cariboo communities of Quesnel, Barkerville and surrounding areas.
February 27, 2017 - The British Columbia government outlined a new safety improvement plan for the Sea to Sky Highway through the community of Lions Bay, which includes the installation of 1.4 kilometres of concrete median barrier.
February 24, 2017 - The upcoming construction season will bring safer travelling conditions to an important route linking the Okanagan to West Kootenay, as two projects get underway on Highway 6.
February 16, 2017 - Ontario Ministry of Transportation's director of its investment strategies branch Shael Gwartz offered an update on the Ontario Provincial Highway Program to close to 300 attendees at the 2017 Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association convention and annual general meeting, taking place from Feb. 15 to 17 at the The Westin Ottawa in Ottawa, Ont.
February 8, 2017 - The Government of Manitoba recently announced it is investing more than $1.9 million in 10 projects to build and repair municipal bridges across the province.
February 7, 2017 - The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) will continue to work with its government partners to work towards early tender calls. That was the message from ORBA’s director of government relations Ashley De Souza at the association’s 90th annual general meeting and convention held Feb. 6 and 7 at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto.
February 3, 2017 — The Manitoba government will cost share six new projects with communities in the eastern, south-central and southwest regions of Manitoba including reconstruction of a section of PTH 1A in Brandon, Infrastructure Minister Blaine Pedersen and Assistant Deputy Mayor Barry Cullen, City of Brandon, recently announced.
February 3, 2017 - Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation has a lot of highway and bridge infrastructure to look after. The MTO oversees approximately 40,000 kilometres of highway lanes spread over 17,000 kilometres and nearly 5,000 bridges and culverts. That’s a lot of ground to cover. After reading the most recent Auditor General’s report from Bonnie Lysyk, it doesn’t sound like she thinks MTO is doing the best job managing the province’s highway and bridge assets, which are valued at $82 billion.
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