Residents Wanted For Highway 104 Community Liaison Committee

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

October 26, 2007 3:39 PM

Antigonish-area residents will soon have a formal voice in the construction of a 15-kilometre, fully controlled access four-lane divided highway from Antigonish to South River.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is establishing a community liaison committee that will meet during construction of the Highway 104 project. The committee will identify, discuss and explore design and construction issues of project that are of interest to the community.

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Murray Scott said the province is committed to ensuring residents will have ongoing and effective communication with the department.

"The community liaison committee will work to keep residents informed during the design and construction phases of the highway," said Mr. Scott. "The committee will also answer questions, distribute information, and bring forward any concerns to the department."

Antigonish-area residents are invited to learn more about the community liaison committee process and apply for a position on the committee during an open house at the Keating Millennium Centre (Conference Room B) on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.


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     Antigonish-area residents will soon have a formal voice in

the construction of a 15-kilometre, fully controlled access four-

lane divided highway from Antigonish to South River.

     The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

is establishing a community liaison committee for the Highway 104

project.

     It will identify, discuss and design and construction issues

of the project that are of interest to the community.

     Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Murray

Scott says the committee will also answer questions, distribute

information, and bring forward any concerns to the department.

     Antigonish-area residents are invited to learn more about

the community liaison committee process and apply for a position

on the committee during an open house at the Keating Millennium

Centre on Tuesday, November 6th, from 3 P-M to 8 P-M.

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Media Contacts: Shalon McLachlan
                Transportation and Public Works
                902-424-3289
                E-mail: mclachsc@gov.ns.ca

                Ken Donnelly
                Lura Consulting
                902-422-8088