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Saskatchewan, Alberta trade dispute risks investor uncertainty

February 20, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Saskatchewan has lifted its ban on Alberta license plates from government road and building project sites in the province. The decision came 12 hours before an independent panel under the New West Partnership Trade Agreement would strike a rule on

$30 million in government funding has been committed to build the Freedom Road that will connect the Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation with the Manitoba Trans-Canada highway
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Phase two of Freedom Road project underway

February 5, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Construction will soon start on the second phase of the Shoal Lake Band 40 all-weather road. The $30 million road construction will link the community to the Trans-Canada Highway through the construction of a bridge over the City of Winnipeg

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N.S. Highway twinning project receives $69 million investment

January 22, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Up to $69 million in joint-provincial funding will be provided for Nova Scotia’s Highway 101 Three Mile Plains to Falmouth Twinning Project. The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia will each contribute up to $34.5 million toward the project through

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Montreal’s Ste Catherine Street about to undergo massive overhaul

January 8, 2018 The Canadian Press

Beginning today, Montreal’s famous Ste-Catherine Street and the merchants along the busy commercial artery will be subjected to a familiar rite of passage in the metropolis: a major construction overhaul. A 2.2-kilometre stretch of road will be transformed between Atwater

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Ontario opens new section of highway in Durham Region

January 3, 2018 Government of Ontario

Ontario is improving traffic flow and reducing congestion in Durham region, with the next phase of Highway 407 from Harmony Road to Taunton Road in Clarington now open. The first phase of the Highway 407 extension, which opened last year

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Durham highway extension to open January

December 21, 2017 by Jillian Morgan

The Durham, Ont., highway extension will be open to traffic in early January 2018, as part of the second and final phase of Ontario’s Highway 407 construction project. An additional 9.6 km of highway will stretch from Harmony Road to

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Highway 39 twinning project complete

November 29, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

A $27-million twinning project east of Estevan along Highway 39 aimed at improving safety and efficiency for motorists and truckers, officially opened to traffic Nov. 16. “The completion of these important improvements to Highway 39 will improve the quality of

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Ontario’s Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network a good initiative for future mobility: infrastructure advocate

November 14, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

VAUGHAN, ON, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ – Premier Kathleen Wynne has signalled a strong commitment by the province in the development of self-driving vehicles by launching the $80-million Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) in Stratford, says the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO). “Premier Wynne, Transportation Minister Steven

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Major new transit hub in Toronto takes next step forward

November 1, 2017 Government of Ontario

Ontario is making it easier for commuters and families to get around the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) by redeveloping Kipling Station into a major new transit hub that connects subway, regional rail, and inter-regional bus services within a

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Phase One of the Regina Bypass complete

October 31, 2017 Saskatchewan Government

The first phase of the Regina Bypass construction between Balgonie and Highway 33 is now complete, marking a major milestone for the project.  The bypass will improve safety, divert large truck traffic around Regina and help eliminate traffic congestion. “This

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$60.6M Warman and Martensville overpass projects 40% complete

October 24, 2017 SOURCE Government of Saskatchewan

New overpasses at Warman and Martensville are about 40 per cent complete.  The $60.6 million overpasses will improve safety at two of Saskatchewan’s fastest-growing communities. “Investing in efficient roads and highways helps drive economic productivity and create middle-class jobs,” said

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Safer routes and highway access for Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation

October 24, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Afton, Nova Scotia – The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia are investing in well-planned road infrastructure that will contribute to building more efficient transportation corridors and supporting sustainable and inclusive First Nations communities for years to come. Rodger Cuzner, Member of

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Highway 3 Upper Cambie Bridge replacement complete

October 4, 2017 BC Gov News

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed work on the $7.7-million project to replace the Highway 3 (Crowsnest) Upper Cambie Bridge. “This bridge replacement was necessary because the previous bridge at this site had reached the end of its

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Construction tender release includes dozens of highway and infrastructure projects worth $220M

September 26, 2017 Government of Saskatchewan

With $850 million worth of work in progress or completed this year, plans are already underway for next year’s highway construction. The Government of Saskatchewan has released its tenders for the 2018 construction season.  The tenders include more than 550

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Graham wins Crowchild short-term improvements project

September 26, 2017 Graham Construction

Graham continues to be a leading construction provider for the City of Calgary, recently winning the $62-million contract to complete short-term improvements to a major north-south transportation link in the City. In response to the continued growth in traffic along Crowchild

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New Volvo double drum compactors deliver double digit gains in fuel efficiency

September 6, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Able to perform in tight areas or the open road, the DD30B and DD35B double drum compactors from Volvo Construction Equipment offer up to a 20 per cent increase in fuel efficiency when compared to predecessor models. The latest double

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Canada and Quebec Governments investing in major works on Autoroute Henri-IV

September 5, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Quebec City, Quebec — The governments of Canada and Quebec have announced funding to widen Autoroute Henri-IV and refurbish the concrete pavement, mainly between the Charest/Henri-IV and Félix-Leclerc/Henri-IV interchanges. The Government of Canada is contributing $173.6 million to this project, which

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VIDEO: Halifax businesses struggling to survive through construction season

August 25, 2017 CTV News Atlantic

CTV News Atlantic reports that some Halifax businesses aren’t sure how much longer they can stay afloat with the massive amount of construction projects happening in the region. “It’s been a real struggle,” says restaurant owner Lil MacPherson. “We’ve been

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Progress continues with award of next McKenzie interchange contract

August 24, 2017 BC Gov News

The second and final construction contract for the McKenzie interchange project has now been awarded for the remaining work that involves lowering the Trans-Canada Highway, constructing the ramps, overpass, and new pedestrian-cyclist bridge over the highway, and the final landscaping.

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Video: New and unusual interchange opens in Calgary

August 16, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Canada’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange opened this week in south Calgary, fixing one of the city’s most persistent bottlenecks at Macleod Trail and 162 Ave. The unusual new design may take some getting used to, especially since cars will end



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