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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Welsford Bypass Officially Opens

Reps from all three levels of government on hand for the official opening of the Route 7 Welsford bypass between Saint John and Fredericton.

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Claude Williams says it  will improve safety and relieve traffic congestion for motorists around Welsford.

Williams also says it will benefit the local trucking industry which uses this route daily for business in Saint John.

Construction of the bypass began in 2009 and was completed this fall at a cost of $63 million shared by the Province and the Feds.