News Release Archive

As part of the effort to inform local communities about the
Highway 104 project, and to learn of local concern among affected
residents, the Highway 104 Western Alignment Community Liaison
Committee will meet at Great Village Elementary School Gymnasium
Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m.

The meeting will include a presentation on possible Station Road
realignments at Great Village, and status updates from the
Department of Transportation and Public Works and Atlantic
Highways Corporation, the consortium responsible for design and
construction of the highway under a public private partnership
with the province. Local residents are welcome to attend and,
following the meeting, to ask questions or make statements to the

The committee, which includes representatives from community
organizations, municipalities, and the provincial Departments of
the Environment and Transportation and Public Works was
established to ensure that area residents are informed and have
input on environmental matters related to the construction of the
highway. Subsequent meetings will be held in other locations
along the route, providing a broad opportunity for input.

The committee is co-chaired by Derm English, Great Village and
Bob Bieren, project manager for the Department of Transportation
and Public Works. Other members are:

Edward MacDonald and Eric Jenning, Truro and District Chamber of
Commerce; Peter Gay, Cumberland County River Enhancement
Association & Cumberland Forestry Advisory Council Councillor;
Keith Baas, Municipality of the County of Colchester; Reg
McLellan, Snowmobilers Association of Nova Scotia; Councillor
Gerald Langille, Municipality of the County of Cumberland; Gary
Brown, Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture; Avard Bentley,
Maple Producers Association; Vince Billard, Nova Scotia Wildlife
Federation; Vernon McCully, Great Village/Londonderry Fire
Station; Vernon Sprague, Chief, Wentworth Fire Department; Mike
Taggart, Wild Blueberry Producers' Association of Nova Scotia;
Enid Cooper, Cobequid Women Together; Wayne Faulkner and Darlene
S. Fenton, Department of Environment; Al MacRae, Elizabeth Pugh,
Greg Vail, Donna McCready, Ian Foote, Mike Coady, Department of
Transportation and Public Works.


Contact: Bob Bieren    902-662-3753

         Derm English  902-668-2922

trp                      Apr. 17, 1996 - 4:35 p.m.