Over $46 Million in Municipal Infrastructure Upgrades Announced
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment Andrew Parsons was joined by St. John's Mayor Danny Breen to announce over $46 million for municipal infrastructure projects in the city.
Funding was allocated through the 2017-2020 Multi-Year Capital Works program and projects will be cost-shared 50/50 between the Provincial Government and the City of St. John’s. The list of projects includes:
Annual Streets Rehabilitation Program ($26 million total project value)
Annual Bridge Rehabilitation Program ($1.5 million total project value)
Annual Retaining Wall Rehabilitation Program ($1.5 million total project value)
Bay Bulls Road Street Upgrading – Phase 3 ($5 million total project value)
Northeast Land Assembly Trunk Storm Sewer Replacement ($5.4 million total project value)
Bishops Line – Box Culvert ($1 million total project value)
Cadet Road Street Upgrading ($950,000 total project value)
Empire Avenue – Sewer Separation ($2.1 million total project value)
Gould’s Pump Station and Force Main Repairs ($2.8 million total project value)
The Multi-Year Capital Works program is part of the Provincial Government’s 2017-2020 municipal infrastructure program. The program provides $100 million over three years to support the development of municipal infrastructure. This includes $70 million for multi-year communities from 2017-2020 and $10 million each year for three years to communities through the Municipal Capital Works program.