Government announces $5.5 million for Acadian Peninsula road and infrastructure projects

The provincial government has announced more than $5.5 million for road work and infrastructure projects on the Acadian Peninsula this year.

Several paving projects have been tendered throughout the region, including:

  • 4.6 kilometres of Route 11, from Route 355 to Herberts Road
  • 3.4 kilometres of Route 150, from Frigault Road to Route 11
  • 2.1 kilometres of Pointe-Sauvage Road, from the Shippagan town limit to the Le Goulet village limit
  • 1.6 kilometres of Route 313, from Gauvin Road to Barachois Road

Government also says the first phase of improvements to the Lamèque-Shippagan bridge has been tendered, which will see repairs to the foundations and lift span.

Two kilometres of curb and gutter work on Pêcheur Nord Street in Lamèque was announced through the Municipal Designated Highway Program, in addition to a culvert replacement on Route 305 in Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël.