News Release Archive

The Omnibus Agreement for the Highway 104 Western Alignment
Project was released today by the Department of Transportation
and Public Works.

A final court appeal by Atlantic Highways Corp. to bar disclosure
of the agreement was dropped this week, clearing the way for its

"We have supported the release of the Omnibus Agreement from the
beginning," said Don Downe, minister of transportation and public
works. "We are pleased to finally be able to show the public the
details of this arrangement."

The Omnibus Agreement outlines the basis of the building of the
Highway 104 Western Alignment, defining the players, their roles,
and their obligations.

Construction of the highway is 75 per cent complete. It is
scheduled to open in December.


Contact: Laura Lee Langley
         Transportation and Public Works

trp                   June 11, 1997 - 4 p.m.