Highway Improvements Underway in St. Catharines
Ontario Government Creating Jobs, Building a Strong Economy
Ontario is repairing two bridges near St. Catharines to improve travel times, create safer driving conditions and support 90 jobs.
Improvements include replacing the Pine Street Bridge and repairing the Richmond Street Bridge over Highway 58. Construction is underway and is targeted for completion by November.
Improving highways, roads and bridges is part of the Ontario government's plan to invest in infrastructure, one of the three pillars of the government's economic plan for jobs and growth.
- The contract was awarded to Dufferin Construction Company of Oakville.
- Ontario has 16,900 kilometres of highway and 2,800 bridges.
- Ontario is investing $2.4 billion in construction this year, creating more than 20,000 jobs.
“Our government is committed to maintaining and improving Ontario’s highway infrastructure. These projects will create jobs, strengthen the economy and help keep goods and people moving for years to come.”
“Improving these bridges over Highway 58 will ensure these roads remain in good condition for all road users. This project will help keep our bridges in a good state of repair.”