Improving Highway 11 in Muskoka
McGuinty Government Creating Jobs and Building a Stronger Economy
Ontario is creating 60 jobs by repairing the Gull Lake Narrows bridges on Highway 11 in northeastern Ontario.
The project involves replacing the concrete bridge decks and repairing the steel structure, making travel easier and safer for families and businesses. The improvements are targeted for completion by November 2014.
Improving Ontario's transportation network is part of the McGuinty government's plan to strengthen the economy. A strong economy protects the services that mean the most to Ontario families - health care and education.
- Construction will be limited during busy weekend travel times.
- Toronto Zenith Contracting Limited of Concord, Ontario was awarded the construction contract.
- Ontario is investing $2.4 billion in road and bridge construction projects this year, creating 24,000 jobs.
- Ontario has 16,600 kilometres of provincial highway and 2,756 bridges.
“Our government has made unprecedented investments in infrastructure across the province. Repairing the Gull Lake Narrows Bridges on Highway 11 will help ensure this road is safe and in good condition for years to come, while creating jobs and strengthening the economy.”