Province says LaPlanche Aboiteau replacement now complete

The province has announced Monday that work to replace the LaPlanche Aboiteau in Amherest has been completed. 

The aboiteau runs along the Chignecto Isthmus and protects about $40 million in infrastructure, including roads and railways. 

The aboiteau drains a 133 square kilometre watershed and provides protection against flooding from the Bay of Fundy.