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2011-2012 Northern Highways Program

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2011-2012 Northern Highways Program

Since 2003, the McGuinty government has made investing in northern infrastructure a priority. This year, the government will continue its commitment to the rehabilitation, expansion and safety improvements of northern highways. The approved projects for 2011-12 are:

Northeastern Ontario

Highway 6

Reconstruction Whitefish Falls Bridge near Espanola

Highway 6

Reconstruction from South Baymouth docks northerly

Highway 6

Painting CPR Swing Bridge Little Current

Highway 11

Resurfacing from Hemlock Road near Trout Creek

Highway 11

Resurfacing north of Highway 66

Highway 11

Replacement of White Clay River Bridge near Sesekinika

Highway 11

Replacement of Kendall Creek Bridge near Hearst

Highway 11

Resurfacing and passing lane Highway 663 westerly near Hearst

Highway 11

Painting Wabi River and Driftwood River Bridges

Highway 17

Resurfacing near Sturgeon Falls 

Highway 17

Culvert replacement and road repair east of Nairn Centre

Highway 17

Culvert replacement and road repair west of Highway 6

Highway 17

Reconstruction Goulais River Bridge north of Sault Ste. Marie

Highway 17

Culvert replacement north of Highway 101 near Wawa

Highway 11/17

Intersection improvements North Bay Bypass

Highway 69

Expansion New Patrol Yard at Highway 637

Highway 69

Expansion advance clearing, north of Highway 559

Highway 69

Expansion Highway 64 northerly

Highway 101

Resurfacing near the Ontario/Quebec border

Highway 101

Resurfacing east of Wawa

Highway 101

Culvert replacement at Sloan Creek near Foleyet

Highway 108

Resurfacing north of Elliot Lake

Highway 144

Reconstruct Eastsand and Replace Makami River Bridges

Highway 144

Culvert replacement at Mollie Creek near Gogama

Highway 518

Resurfacing westerly to Sprucedale

Highway 539

Replacement of Herbert Creek Bridge near Field

Highway 631

Resurfacing south of Hornepayne

Highway 652

Replacement Brule Creek Bridge east of Cochrane

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Northwestern Ontario

Highway 11

Replacement Maki Creek culvert north of Nipigon

Highway 11

Replacement McCauley Creek Bridge west of Atikokan

Highway 11

Resurfacing Kakabeka Falls westerly to Shabaqua Corners

Highway 11

Resurfacing Highway 619 westerly to Rainy River

Highway 11

Resurfacing Highway 613 westerly west of Fort Frances

Highway 11

Resurfacing Highway 628 westerly

Highway 11

Replacement Caribus Lake culvert west of Atikokan

Highway 11

Replacement Moosehorn Lake culvert east of Fort Frances

Highway 11/17

Expansion Nipigon River Bridge and approaches

Highway 17

Replacement Black River Bridge east of Marathon

Highway 17

Reconstruction Jackfish River Bridge east of Nipigon

Highway 17

Reconstruction Jackpine River Bridge east of Nipigon

Highway 17

Reconstruction Kenel and Alder Creek culverts White River

Highway 17

Reconstruction Beaver Creek Bridge west of Highway 605

Highway 17

Reconstruction Little Pic River Bridge west of Marathon

Highway 17

Resurfacing Highway 105 westerly

Highway 17

Resurfacing Highway 72 westerly to Highway 665, Dryden

Highway 17

Expansion Ontario Manitoba Boundary easterly

Highway 61

Reconstruction Thunder Bay southerly

Highway 72

Resurfacing Highway 17 northerly Dinorwic

Highway 72

Resurfacing Sioux Lookout Bypass

Highway 587

Replacement Blende Creek Bridge south of Highway 11/17

Highway 594

Replacement Beaver Creek Bridge Dryden

Highway 602

Replacement Wolf Creek culvert east of Fort Frances

Highway 602

Replacement Rainy River Tributary culvert Fort Frances

Highway 621

Replacement Spruce Creek culvert north of Bergland

Highway 804

Reconstruction English River Bridge north of Highway 105

Highway 17A

Reconstruction Middle Lake, Winnipeg River Bridges Kenora




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