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.


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