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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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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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$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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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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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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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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Victoria Gold: Phase 1 Construction underway at the Eagle Gold Project, Yukon

August 22, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

TORONTO, ON – Victoria Gold Corp. announced the start of a $40M Phase 1 Eagle Gold Mine construction program. The program will focus on: Preparing the mine site for construction in 2018; Road upgrades, Camp expansion, and Detailed engineering. Critical path earthworks,

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Work on Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation moves forward with construction of Freedom Road

July 4, 2017 Government of Canada 

SHOAL LAKE NO. 40, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to improving the quality of life for Indigenous peoples in Canada. Shoal Lake No. 40 First Nation’s Freedom Road will provide permanent all-weather road access that will increase community

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Governments partner to improve Trans Labrador Highway

June 14, 2017 On-Site Magazine

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are investing $45.4 million to improve a section of the Trans Labrador Highway. The project consists of the widening and paving of Route 510 from Charlottetown junction to Cartwright

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ORBA hosts 3rd annual Queen’s Park Reception

May 9, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Mississauga, ON – Over 100 Ontario leaders and decision makers joined the Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) in Toronto for its third Annual Queen’s Park Reception. Held May 1 at downtown’s iconic legislative building, the event brought together ORBA reps and

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ORBA launches BuildForce online construction courses

May 8, 2017 ORBA

Mississauga, ON – The Ontario Road Builders’ Association is now offering a full range of online courses in construction through its partnership with BuildForce Canada. A wide variety of courses are offered under the topics of business management, health and

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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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Province, BCGEU and BCRB reach tentative agreement

April 5, 2017 BC Gov News

A tentative agreement has been reached between the Province, BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association and the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) on labour succession in 27 highway maintenance service areas, ensuring job security and improved maintenance

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ORBA & OAPC celebrate a new chapter and outstanding service

April 4, 2017 Ontario Asphalt Pavement Council

Mississauga, ON – The Ontario Asphalt Pavement Council (OAPC) a council of the Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) recognized outstanding service to the association and industry at its 43nd annual general meeting and awards luncheon at the Fairmont Royal York

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New interchange on Highway 102 to create safer, more efficient commutes for Nova Scotians

March 14, 2017 Government of Canada

Nova Scotia — The Federal and Provincial governments announced $28 million in funding for a new interchange and connector road off Highway 102 in Elmsdale, NS on March 13. “Public infrastructure connects people, supports job creation, and boosts economic development. The

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Commuters and residents to benefit from Cornwall Area bridge replacements

February 27, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Ontario is creating jobs and improving key transportation infrastructure to keep people moving, by replacing the Wales Drive bridge in Ingleside and the Avonmore Road bridge in Long Sault. Construction at the Avonmore Road underpass is scheduled to begin in

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Statement from the Minister of Transportation on improving Ontario road construction

February 21, 2017 On-Site Magazine

On February 17, Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, issued the following statement: “Ontario is committed to maintaining the safest roads in North America. Since the Auditor General released her report last November, Ministry of Transportation staff have been hard

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Highway 1 expansion and upgrades will bring safer and more efficient transportation corridor through B.C.

February 21, 2017 On-Site Magazine

On February 17, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and B.C. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone, were in Kamloops to announce $469.4 million to expand and upgrade two major sections of the TransCanada Highway. Out of