12 Results for Trans-Canada Highway

Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works, provided an update on the status of the extension of the Team Gushue Highway from Kenmount Road to Topsail Road. Paving began Monday, July 30 with approximately 10 lane kilometres of the first of three layers of pavement paved to date. Other recent…

August 14, 2018 @ 10:17am

A new agreement for key public-sector infrastructure projects in B.C. will deliver good-paying jobs, better training and apprenticeships, and more trades opportunities for Indigenous peoples, women, and youth around the province. Under government’s new Community Benefits Agreement, a diverse and qualified workforce will be supplied for select major public infrastructure…

July 16, 2018 @ 1:16pm

Construction has begun on a project to improve safety and increase capacity by expanding the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes, between Donald and Forde Station Road, near Golden. “I am very pleased to see that construction has begun to upgrade this busy stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway, which is vital…

April 25, 2018 @ 9:45am

The new White City overpass, part of the Regina Bypass project, will open to traffic less than two years after construction started. A unique feature of the White City overpass is a pedestrian walkway that will connect the Trans Canada Trail on both sides of Highway 1. “The White City…

August 11, 2017 @ 7:15am

The Government of Canada and the Shoal Lake No. 40 have announced that construction has begun on the on-reserve portion of Freedom Road. The Government of Canada has committed up to $20 million for all phases of the Freedom Road project. Once finished, Freedom Road will provide secure, all-weather road…

July 04, 2017 @ 7:22am

The government of PEI has released its second round of road and bridge tenders for the 2017 construction season. The second round of tenders includes 12 projects (see below for full list), including the construction of a new roundabout as part of Phase 2A of the Trans-Canada Highway Extension project.…

March 10, 2017 @ 7:28am

In yesterday's speech from the throne, British Columbia's Premier Gordon Campbell said the province has identified $2 billion worth of infrastructure projects that might be accelerated over the next three years and has submitted proposals for nearly 400 projects to the federal government for cost-sharing. A further $10.6 billion in approved…

February 17, 2009 @ 8:01am

Government representatives were on hand to celebrate the completed of the twinning of the Trans-Canada Highway in Saskatchewan today. "In 1957, Saskatchewan was the first province to complete construction of its portion of the two-lane Trans-Canada Highway," said Wayne Elhard, Minister of Saskatchewan Highways and Infrastructure. "Today, we are the…

December 05, 2008 @ 12:50pm

Driving on the Trans-Canada Highway through Banff National Park will become safer and more efficient with a $100-million investment announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper yesterday. The Trans-Canada Highway project will twin an additional 14 kilometres of highway west of Castle Junction. When completed, the roadway will be twinned all…

August 06, 2008 @ 8:21am

[caption id="attachment_485" align="alignright" width="300" caption="From left: Education Minister and Fredericton-Fort Nashwaak MLA Kelly Lamrock; Transportation Minister Denis Landry; Tobique-Mactaquac MP Mike Allen; and York North MLA Kirk MacDonald"][/caption] Federal and provincial officials broke ground on the first phase of the Nashwaak/Marysville Bypass on Route 8 yesterday. An excavator turned the…

July 24, 2008 @ 11:01am

The new Park Bridge near Kicking Horse Canyon, part of phase two of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, has been completed ahead of schedule. "With the new bridge and highway upgrades, the safety and efficiency of this important corridor have been substantially improved for the thousands of motorists who use…

August 31, 2007 @ 1:44pm

The federal cheque is in the mail for 10 Western Canadian projects that are part of the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative. The $491.7 million committed in May, following through on the promise in the 2007 federal budget, brings the total funding for the project over the $1-billion mark with…

June 11, 2007 @ 7:59am