Ontario investing $1.3 billion to improve highway infrastructure

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The Ontario government has announced it will spend $1.3 billion to rebuild and restore highways across the province.

Jeff Yurek, Minister of Transportation, said that the funding will help create jobs for Ontario’s construction industry and keep highways safe and reliable.

The government is planning to proceed with 123 rehabilitation projects across the province.

“Our government is delivering on our commitment to be open for business and open for jobs. We are determined to improve our transportation infrastructure and create good jobs for our construction industry,” Yurek said in a statement.

Ontario manages over 16,900 centreline-kms of highway and more than 2,850 bridges across the province. The province will tender 123 highway projects across the province.

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