Highway 11 Improved Near Longlac
McGuinty Government Invests In Northern Highway Infrastructure, Creates Jobs
Residents and travellers will experience improved driving conditions and increased safety as a result of the resurfacing of a section of Highway 11 east of Longlac.
The work has already started and includes paving 25 kilometres of the highway along with drainage improvements east from the Hoiles Creek Bridge. Completion is expected later this year.
About 40 jobs will be created through this project. It is part of the Open Ontario plan to bring economic growth and jobs to Northern Ontario.
- Pioneer Construction of Greater Sudbury was awarded the $5.9-million contract.
- Highway 11 is part of the Trans Canada Highway system.
- The 2010 Ontario Budget committed $773 million to northern highway rehabilitation and expansion in 2010-2011.
“Through the Northern Highways Program, our government continues improving and expanding highways throughout Northern Ontario.”
“Our ongoing investments in northern highway infrastructure are promoting economic development and job creation while making our roads safer.”