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Roadwork improvements made for Newfoundland and Labrador

January 8, 2018 Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador reported significant improvements to highway infrastructure in 2017. More than 600 kilometres of highway was paved, and more than 300 culverts were replaced. As part of the province’s five-year provincial roads plan, tenders for roadwork were issued

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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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Widening Highway 401 to keep people moving

April 11, 2017 Ministry of Transportation

Ontario is creating jobs and keeping people moving by widening 18 kilometres of Highway 401 from the Credit River in Mississauga to Regional Road 25 in Milton. “Highway 401 is a critical highway for commuters and commercial traffic traveling throughout

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404 high occupancy vehicle project will reduce congestion in Toronto area

December 14, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

National and provincial funding has been announced for the Highway 404 high occupancy vehicle project. The Government of Canada is contributing $46 million through the New Building Canada Fund. The Government of Ontario is responsible for all remaining costs. The expansion

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Final winter construction season begins on the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway

November 22, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

This season will see the construction of the final 3.5 kilometres of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway, along with two bridges and eight culverts. Next summer, final grading and surfacing work as well as the installation of traffic signs and guardrails will

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New interchange to create safer, more efficient commutes for Nova Scotians

November 8, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announced more than $15 million in joint funding for the construction of Hwy 101 Granite Drive interchange project between Hortonville and Coldbrook. This project involves constructing an overpass, four ramps to form a “diamond” interchange,

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Highway 5 resurfacing project is complete

August 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The project to pave 48.5 kilometres of Highway 5 between the North Thompson Bridge in Avola and Whitewater Bridge is now completed, announced Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone. “Highway 5 between Kamloops and Valemount is a major north-south

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Federal and provincial funding for highway interchanges improves safety and traffic flow

August 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Highways 11 and 12 are integral components of Western Canada’s transportation network. They connect natural resource industries and the agricultural community to key economic trade corridors, west coast ports, and north-south trade routes to the United States. The Honourable Ralph

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TransCanada Highway getting safety improvements near Malahat, BC

July 28, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Trans-Canada Highway is the main north-south corridor on Vancouver Island and serves as a critical route for moving goods, linking communities, and supporting a thriving tourism industry in the region. The governments of Canada and British Columbia announced July

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The Prime Minister of Canada and the Premier of Alberta announce new major infrastructure funding

July 18, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Alberta, Rachel Notley, have announced funding to construct the southwest portion of the Calgary Ring Road. The new highway will reduce congestion and commute times, so Alberta families can spend

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30th anniversary pays tribute to workers who built the Coquihalla Highway

May 26, 2016 Province of British Columbia

May 2016 marks 30 years since the opening of one of British Columbia’s largest infrastructure projects – the Coquihalla highway. This 324-kilometre project opened up the interior to economic development and improved access to the west coast of British Columbia,

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Construction crews join northern, southern segments of new arctic highway

April 11, 2016 CanadianManufacturing.com

INUVIK, N.W.T.—The small hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., located on the Arctic Ocean in Canada’s far north, will not rely on spotty deliveries from ice road truckers and barges much longer. The Canadian and Northwest Territories governments have announced construction crews