Canada and Ontario invest in roads and bridges for Southern Ontario communities
Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support four road and bridge projects in Southern Ontario.
The Government of Canada is investing over $9.9 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Infrastructure Stream (RNIS). The Government of Ontario is contributing over $6.6 million, while the cities and townships involved will contribute more than $17.8 million combined to the projects.Project Information:
|Community||Project Name||Project Details||Federal Funding||Provincial Funding||Municipal / Other Funding|
City of Welland
Construction of the former Welland Canal crossing
Construction of a new, bridge over the Welland Canal that will improve traffic flow for motorists and pedestrians.
City of Niagara Falls
Reconstruction of sections of Drummer Road, Gallinger Street and Portage Road
Reconstruction of approximately 2.5 kilometres on Drummond Road (Thorold Stone Road to Morrison Street), Gallinger Street and Portage Road (Elizabeth Street to Althea Street). This will include a new road structure and surface; curb and gutter; sidewalks; and dedicated bike lanes. The reconstruction will increase safety for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians, and improve active transportation.
County of Norfolk
Replacement of Big Creek Bridge on Long Point causeway
Removal and replacement of the existing, one-lane Big Creek Bridge with a new 34.1 metre, two-lane structure, that will include two paved shoulders for pedestrians and cyclists. The projects will improve safety for users, increase active transportation, and improve traffic flow.
Township of West Lincoln
Reconstruction of St. Ann's Road
The reconstruction of approximately 1.5 kilometres of St. Ann's Road between Twenty Mile Road and Regional Road 20. Additionally, St. Ann's Bridge will be rehabilitated to improve road safety and reliability for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians; encourage more active transportation; support better traffic; and reduce maintenance costs.