WINNIPEG - Infrastructure minister Ron Schuler says the province is investing $150 million to resurface more than 240 kilometres of roadways.
“Our government is committed to improving Manitoba’s transportation infrastructure to ensure the safe and reliable flow of both people and goods,” said Schuler. “Investing in our highways supports economic growth and will have a positive impact on the province for years to come.”
He expects some of the work to begin in August.
10 sections of the Trans-Canada Highway and Provincial Trunk Highways 23 and 59 will be resurfaced.
Resurfacing work will also take place on the following sections of highway...
• the Trans-Canada Highway eastbound lanes from Provincial Road (PR) 257 near Virden to the east junction at Oak Lake (29.5 km);
• the Trans-Canada Highway eastbound lanes from the east junction of PR 250 to the west junction of PTH 10 near Brandon (22.9 km);
• the Trans-Canada Highway eastbound lanes from the east junction of PTH 26 near St. François Xavier to Gaol Road near Headingley (six km);
• the Trans-Canada Highway westbound lanes from Gaol Road to the east junction of PTH 26 (six km);
• PTH 23 from PTH 59 to PTH 75 near Morris (29 km);
• PTH 23 from PTH 34 to PTH 5 west of Baldur (39.4 km);
• PTH 23 from PTH 5 to the west junction of PTH 18 near Ninette (25.3 km);
• PTH 23 from the west junction of PTH 18 to the south junction of PTH 10 near Minto (26.2 km);
• PTH 59 from the U.S. Border to PR 403 near St. Malo (40 km); and
• PTH 59 from PR 403 to PTH 52 (21 km).