Highway improvements in upper Miramichi, Northumberland County (10/07/09)

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July 9, 2010



BLACKVILLE (CNB) - Major highway improvements are being undertaken this summer in the upper Miramichi and Northumberland County.

Transportation Minister Denis Landry and Human Resource Minister Rick Brewer released details during a construction site visit today.

"I am pleased that these projects are being undertaken in this region this summer," said Brewer. "Improving these roads will improve safety for motorists. We are demonstrating our commitment to invest in and upgrade infrastructure in rural New Brunswick."

The following projects were outlined:

"Since 2007, our government has invested $1.3 billion in our transportation infrastructure," said Landry. "I request the patience of motorists during construction while we improve the quality and safety of these roads."


MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Holland, communications, Department of Transportation, 506-453-5634.