News release

Province Awards Two Road-Paving Contracts in HRM

The province has awarded two road-paving contracts in Halifax Regional Municipality valued at $4,652,310.

The first contract, for $4,341,600, is to repave Highway 107 from west of the Exit 19 overpass at Porters Lake for 8.4 kilometres to the Exit 21 overpass, including the ramps at Exit 19 and 20, and the connector road between Highway 107 and Trunk 7 at Exit 20.

In addition, it includes repaving of East Jeddore Road from the intersection of Bakers Point Road for 3.8 kilometres to the end of pavement.

The second contract, for $310,710, is to repave Conrads Road at Queensland Beach from the intersection of Trunk 3 for about 0.4 kilometres.

Both contracts were awarded to Dexter Construction Co. Ltd.

"Both of these contracts will be beneficial to local residents and visitors alike," said Murray Scott, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal. "Highway 107 is the key to the scenic wonders of the Eastern Shore, while Queensland Beach is one of the busiest in Nova Scotia."

These projects are part of government's commitment to better roads and infrastructure.

The department's highways division manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in Nova Scotia. It maintains 4,100 bridges and operates seven provincial ferries. Staff provide services from district offices in Bridgewater, Bedford, Truro and Sydney.

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The province has awarded two road-paving contracts in Halifax Regional Municipality valued at more than four-point-six million dollars.

The contracts were both awarded to Dexter Construction.

They are for repaving work on Highway 107 near Porters Lake, on East Jeddore Road, and on Conrads Road at Queensland Beach.

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Murray Scott says both contracts will be beneficial to local residents and visitors.

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