New Building Canada Plan Open for Business
(L-R) :Alan Long, branch manager of Atlantic CAT dealership; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea; and PEI Road Builders Association Executive Director Joe Murphy.
A major bridge replacement and highway upgrades to Route 1 and 2 are among the first projects announced by the Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island as part of the New Building Canada Fund.
New Rocky Point Bridge open to traffic
(L-R): Data Collector Mike Cleveland; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; and Project Manager Vince Morrison.
The $375,000 replacement of the Rocky Point Bridge on Route 19 is complete and the bridge is open to the public. The original bridge structure dates back to 1959.
Upton Road roundabout opens to traffic July 24
(L-R): Western Regional Engineer Mark Sherren; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; and Engineering Technical Officer Mathew Fortier.
The new $1.3 million Upton Road Roundabout will open to traffic July 24. The roundabout is located at the intersection of the Upton Road and the Charlottetown Bypass.
New Harding Creek Road Bridge opens to traffic
The original bridge was built in 1974 and was identified for replacement as part of the departmentís bridge inspection program.
The $350,000 replacement of the Harding Creek Road Bridge in Clinton is now complete and the bridge is open to the traveling public.
New Augustine Cove Bridge opens to traffic
Traffic crossing the new Augustine Cove bridge.
The $350,000 replacement of the Augustine Cove Bridge is complete and the bridge is now open to the public. The original bridge was built in 1922 and is believed to be one of the oldest bridges on Prince Edward Island.