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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Province Investing In Bridges, Roads & Highways

Your road travels through New Brunswick could soon be getting a little smoother.

The province's Department of Transportation announcing a $233-million investment in buildings, equipment, bridges, highways, and rural roads while tabling their new budget. The province earmarking $48-million of that for permanent bridges, $85-million for permanent highways, $47-million for rural roads and $31-million for the National Highway Program.

Meantime, $273-million will go towards such things as winter maintenance, summer highway, bridge and ferry maintenance, and buildings and facilities management. It's also been announced that a 24-car ferry will also be built to serve Deer Island next spring.