Contract Awarded for Central Newfoundland Road Work #nltraffic

The provincial government has provided $6.3 million for road upgrades in central Newfoundland.

The contractors will complete road and bridge rehabilitation on the Trans-Canada Highway in Central Newfoundland including:

  • Replace existing expansion joints, remove deteriorated concrete, and replace guide rails at South Brook Bridge;

  • Replace asphalt, approach slabs, and expansion joints at Grand Falls-Windsor West overpass;

  • Replace asphalt and repair potholes on Grand Falls-Windsor Pedestrian Overpass;

  • Rehabilitate 5.6 kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway, east of Penstock Bridge, including replacing culverts and pavement; and

  • Rehabilitate 4.9 kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway, including paving sections and replacing culverts, between South Brook to West Bottom.

Work will be completed during the highway construction season and motorists should anticipate some traffic delays.