Investments
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.
January 23, 2017 - Ontario is helping to connect communities in Eastern Ontario, keep people moving, create jobs and boost local economic growth by supporting upgrades to roads, bridges and other community infrastructure.
January 20, 2017 -  The Province of B.C. and the federal government announced $70-million in joint funding this week that will allow for an additional lane to be built on the Alex Fraser Bridge.
January 17, 2016 - Emergency stabilization work at the Ten-Mile Slide on Highway 99 northeast of Lillooet is now underway, providing immediate short-term stabilization that will allow the highway to be opened to two lanes, improving safety and mobility for the local communities and the traveling public.
January 12, 2017 - The Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL) is urging the Ontario government to restore and strengthen independent oversight of all highway construction projects in the province. CCIL estimates that this initiative would reduce provincial expenditures by hundreds of millions of dollars – and potentially could save $2 billion or more – over the next 10 years.
January 6, 2017 - Based on project planning in 2016, the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) supported 309 local roads and bridges projects in Saskatchewan's rural municipalities last year.
December 19, 2016 - The federal government and province of Ontario have announced they will both provide upwards of $47.57 million worth of funding for the expansion of Highway 417 in Ottawa.
December 16, 2016 - The Yellowhead Trail freeway project will receive more than $1 billion in joint funding. The project will convert a section of Highway 16 (Yellowhead Trail) from an expressway to a freeway.
December 9, 2016 - The Province of Ontario and the federal government have announced that they are partnering to expand Highway 404.
December 1, 2016 - The Ontario Hot Mix Producers’ Association (OHMPA) has responded to Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s report released yesterday that substandard asphalt on major highways is fuelling millions in additional road maintenance costs for taxpayers due to premature cracking.
November 24, 2016 - The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) is pleased to hear of Mayor John Tory’s intention to create dedicated funding to invest in vital transportation infrastructure for the City of Toronto. Bold and decisive leadership is urgently needed to relieve congestion that has negatively affected Torontonians for too long. 
November 18, 2016 - Manitoba’s new government is proud to move forward with strategic investments in infrastructure, beginning with planned improvements to highways, provincial roads and bridges for the 2017-18 construction season, Infrastructure Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today as he released the year’s construction tendering schedule.

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