The Port will add rail tracks within its existing footprint and acquire four new rail-mounted cranes to load and unload containers faster and more efficiently, and roadways will be upgraded to improve traffic flow.
The Rural and Northern stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, open for Ontario communities with populations under 100,000, gives them eight weeks to nominate their road and bridge projects online.
An additional $10 million in unconditional operating funding to rural municipalities to support critical infrastructure needs, and a $2 million increase to the Manitoba Water Services Board capital budget.
It will take about one year to select a contractor for the Valley Line West LRT extension project, and about one year to complete design and select a contractor for the Metro Line Northwest LRT extension. Construction for both is anticipated to begin as early as 2020.
Government of the Northwest Territories will receive $800,000 to support research at test sites along the Dempster and Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk highways and to develop, manage and share a database of permafrost information.
TransitNEXT, wholly-owned by SNC-Lavalin, was selected to extend the line south, while East-West Connectors led by Kiewit and VINCI Group, along with design services provided by WSP and Hatch, will build out east and west sections.
A funding agreement has been signed that officially gives the green light to begin construction on Stage 1 of Calgary’s new Green Line LRT. The City of Calgary has already begun preparing the land that’s been set aside for the…