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Four Communities in Northeastern Ontario Get Funding for Important Wastewater and Road Improvement Projects

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Four Communities in Northeastern Ontario Get Funding for Important Wastewater and Road Improvement Projects

Projects approved under the Small Communities Fund:

Cochrane, Ontario

Railway Street Reconstruction - 3rd Avenue to 12th Avenue

The work will include the replacement of the surface, subgrade, watermain, sewer, storm sewer, curb, gutter and sidewalk from 3rd Avenue to 12th Avenue. These upgrades are expected to improve the safety and efficiency of the Town's transportation network for residents and visitors.

  • The Government of Canada will provide up to $1,033,751 for this project.
  • The Province of Ontario will contribute up to $1,103,857 to this project.
  • The Town of Cochrane will be responsible for all remaining costs of the project.

Kapuskasing, Ontario

Highway 11 Connecting Link (Riverside to de l'Etang)

This project will entail the replacement of Highway 11 connecting link and bridge, between Riverside and de l'Etang. Work will include the construction of new sidewalks and curbs, the application of new asphalt as well as associated water and wastewater work. Rehabilitation work will extend the functional lifespan of the bridge, while increasing safety for motorists and pedestrians alike, along with the addition of a turning lane and bicycle lane.

  • The Government of Canada will provide up to $1,399,999 for this project.
  • The Province of Ontario will contribute up to $1,399,999 to this project.
  • The Town of Kapuskasing will be responsible for all remaining costs of the project.

Moosonee, Ontario

Water / Wastewater Line Replacement

This project will involve the replacement of the water and wastewater distribution lines in one of the oldest areas of the Town. Replacing this critical infrastructure will reduce the likelihood of sewage backups occurring in this residential area and will also reduce the frequency of watermain breaks, ensuring the safe and reliable supply of drinking water.

  • The Government of Canada will provide up to $740,657 for this project.
  • The Province of Ontario will contribute up to $740,658 to this project.
  • The Town of Moosonee will be responsible for all remaining costs of the project.

Timmins, Ontario

Whitney-Tisdale Sanitary Uprades - Phase 2 to 4

This project will include significant upgrades to the Whitney-Tisdale Sanitary System, including the refurbishment of six existing lift stations, several force mains, and the construction of two storm equalization tanks. Improvements will reduce potential impacts to the environment and residents, extend the lifespan of existing infrastructure, and improve overall operations.

  • The Government of Canada will provide up to $2,608,073 for this project.
  • The Province of Ontario will contribute up to $2,608,073 to this project.
  • The City of Timmins will be responsible for all remaining costs of the project.

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