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Improving Highway 11 West of Geraldton


Improving Highway 11 West of Geraldton

Ontario Strengthening Northern Economy, Creating Jobs

Ministry of Northern Development and Mines

Ontario is creating 100 new jobs while improving a section of Highway 11, west of Geraldton.

More than 27 kilometres of Highway 11 will be repaved between Geraldton and Jellicoe, improving travel and providing greater safety along this vital stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway.

Investing in economic development and northern business expansion helps deliver on the Growth Plan for Northern Ontario, and is part of our government's plan to invest in people, build modern infrastructure and support a dynamic and innovative business climate.

Quick Facts

  • Aecon Construction has been awarded the $10.5 million contract. Work on the project will begin in spring 2014.
  • Over the last three years, Ontario has invested more than $27 million in improvements to Highway 11 between Geraldton and Nipigon.
  • Since 2003, we have rehabilitated 3,624 kilometres of highway and 212 bridges, and we have built 524 kilometres of new highway and 121 new bridges throughout Northern Ontario.
  • The Ontario government has introduced a new three-part plan to help create jobs and economic growth.

Additional Resources


Michael Gravelle

“With support from the Northern Highways Program, our government continues to expand and improve roadways across Northern Ontario, like Highway 11 between Geraldton and Nipigon. This important work continues to create good jobs and results in improved roadways that benefit all northern families and businesses.”

Michael Gravelle

Minister of Northern Development and Mines

Glen R. Murray

“Our government is improving infrastructure across the province, which creates jobs and strengthens our economy. Projects such as this will help ensure our roads are safe and in good condition for years to come.”

Glen R. Murray

Minister of Infrastructure, Minister of Transportation

Media Contacts

  • Nicholas Sherwin

    Minister’s Office



  • Julia Bennett

    Communications Branch





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