$32 million for 31 road work projects, $4 million will cover two Corner Brook projects

    Friday, 15 March 2024 15:22

    By Tonya Organ

    In Corner Brook, the retaining wall on Curling Street will be replaced to prevent damage to the road, and the Deep Gulch Brook culvert will also be replaced and will include a new sidewalk and traffic island.

    More than $32 million has been announced for 31 projects in 27 communities including Corner Brook. The funding will mean various improvements to roads from Trepassey to Wabush. Federal Minister of Economic Development and ACOA, Long Range Mountains MP Gudie Hutchings, made the announcement on behalf of the federal government. In Corner Brook, the retaining wall on Curling Street will be replaced to prevent damage to the road, and the Deep Gulch Brook culvert will also be replaced and will include a new sidewalk and traffic island. MHA Gerry Byrne says the two projects total nearly $4 million. Transportation Minister John Abbott was also at the announcement. Humber Arm South will also get funding to pave Hayward Road.

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