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Highway 522 Near Trout Creek Improved

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Highway 522 Near Trout Creek Improved

McGuinty Government Invests In Northern Highway Infrastructure

Highway 522 west of Trout Creek is being rehabilitated to improve safety and driving along this important regional route. 

Through support from Ontario's Northern Highways Program, drainage, grading and pavement is being enhanced on a 20-kilometre section of the highway. This project will complete the rehabilitation of Highway 522 from Loring to Highway 11, which began last year.

This work is creating about 25 jobs and is scheduled for completion later this year. It is part of the Open Ontario plan to create jobs and economic opportunities in Northern Ontario.

Quick Facts

  • Fowler Construction Company of Bracebridge, Ontario has been awarded the $3.4-million contract.
  • The 2010 Ontario Budget committed $773 million to northern highway rehabilitation and expansion in 2010-2011.
  • Highway 522 provides an important alternate access route between Highway 11 and Highway 69.

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“The improvements will enhance safety and ride along this vital link to tourist destinations and communities in the area.”

Monique Smith

MPP for Nipissing

“Future growth and prosperity will be supported by enhancing highway infrastructure throughout Northern Ontario.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry, and chair of the NOHFC

“Our ongoing investment in Northern Ontario highways is promoting economic development and job creation.”

Kathleen Wynne

Minister of Transportation

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