Tenders Awarded for Inverness County

first_img A popular Inverness County tourist drive will soon receive a $1-million upgrade. A contract has been awarded to repave 7.1 kilometres of Route 395 and repair the Trout Brook Bridge. “The province recognizes the importance of tourism in CapeBreton,” said Ron Russell, Minister of Transportation and PublicWorks. “This work will help strengthen this popular tourist routeand help make it safer for visitors and residents alike.” The repaving project runs from one kilometre north of West LakeAinslie Road to the bridge. The contract was awarded to Cumberland Paving and ContractingLtd. The deadline for completion is Oct. 31. The department has recently completed a $1.2-million project toupgrade nine kilometres of the Cabot Trail and for other work inInverness County. The Department of Transportation and Public Works highways division manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in NovaScotia. It maintains an inventory of 4,100 bridges and operatesseven provincial ferries. Staff provide services from districtoffices in Bridgewater, Bedford, Truro and Sydney. TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS–Tenders Awarded for Inverness CountyRoadworklast_img

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