Investment announced for roads & infrastructure in Western Newfoundland
The federal and provincial government announced funding to support eight public and road infrastructure projects in Western Newfoundland.
These projects will provide important improvements to public buildings in Corner Brook. The Corner Brook Arts and Culture Center will receive upgrades to the heating and lighting systems; the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary building will receive building control system upgrades; the College of the North Atlantic’s Corner Brook Campus will have a garage door replaced, and the Sir Richard Squires Building will receive modern upgrades to the elevator to increase accessibility.
In addition, two major roads in Channel-Port aux Basques will receive upgrades, including; asphalt replacement and reconstruction; a stormwater collection system replacement; and the installation of associated works such as sidewalks, gutters and curbs. Furthermore, residents in Cox’s Cove and Hughes Brook will benefit from local road improvements to ensure safe and reliable driving conditions.
The federal government is investing more than $1.2 million toward these projects and the provincial government is contributing $734,000 towards the projects while the municipalities are providing a total of $624,566.