Contract Awarded for More Work on Highway 103

first_imgTRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS–Contract Awarded for More Work onHighway 103 A $4.6-million contract was recently awarded for the constructionof about four kilometres of new highway on the eastbound lanes ofHighway 103 between exits 4 and 5. The work involves building the road base of the eastbound lanesfrom about four kilometres west of Exit 4 at Hubley to about onekilometre east of Exit 5 at Tantallon. “The thousands of motorists who travel this highway every daywill see visible progress this summer with another section oftwinned highway,” said Ron Russell, Minister of Transportationand Public Works. “This project is another step forward inimproving the safety and efficiency of this highway.” The project includes about 1.5 kilometres on the Trunk 3 accessroad at Sheldrake Lake. The contract was awarded to Dexter Construction. Work isscheduled to be finished by Dec. 31. The twinned section of Highway 103 from Otter Lake to Tantallonis expected to open in the fall of 2006. The Department of Transportation and Public Works highwaysdivision manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in NovaScotia. It maintains 4,100 bridges and operates seven provincialferries. Staff provide services from offices in Bridgewater,Bedford, Truro and Sydney. Construction is underway on twinning another section of Highwaylast_img read more

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