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Islanders asked to drive with care during wet weather
Drive with caution
Heavy rain is causing localized flooding and culvert washouts, particularly in West Prince.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is reminding motorists to drive with care during the wet weather. Slow down, stay away from flooded areas, and be prepared for detours. Call 511 or visit www.511.gov.pe.ca for the latest road closures.

Government, groups partner on tree-planting project
Tree Planting
(L to R): Brandon Higginbotham, Enactus member; Megan Harris, coordinator of the Central Queens Wildlife Federation; Robert Vessey, Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister; and Joshua Mohan, Enactus member.

A partnership between the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, the Central Queens Wildlife Federation and UPEI student group Enactus has resulted in a tree-planting project to help re-establish a forested area and protect an Island waterway.

Legislative Assembly to relocate to Coles Building in 2015
Legislative Assembly
(L-R) Hon. Carolyn Bertram, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; and Charles MacKay, clerk of the Legislative Assembly of PEI.

The Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island will meet in the historic Coles Building while Province House National Historic Site is undergoing conservation.

Addressing erosion and sediment concerns
(L-R): Megan Harris, West River Watershed Group; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; and Brian Thompson, Co-Chair of the Bonshaw Hills Public Lands Committee.
(L-R): Megan Harris, West River Watershed Group; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; and Brian Thompson, Co-Chair of the Bonshaw Hills Public Lands Committee.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal has partnered with the Central Queens Wildlife Federation/West River Watershed Group to install a series of environmental controls that address long-standing erosion and sediment concerns from the old Crosby Road in Bonshaw.

Legislation to prepare for new devices to detect drug-impaired driving

Changes to the Highway Traffic Act will pave the way for Island police officers to have quick access to emerging new technologies to combat drug-impaired driving as soon as they receive federal approval.

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