Paving Contract Awarded for Trunk 12

first_imgDrivers who use Trunk Highway 12, a popular connecting routebetween the Annapolis Valley and the South Shore will have a muchsmoother trip after the completion of an $893,700 road-pavingcontract announced recently. The contract was awarded to Lafarge Canada Inc. and should becompleted during the 2005 construction season. It involves therepaving of two sections of Trunk 12. One section runs fromForties Road at New Ross, north for 5.3 kilometres, to AdamsRoad. The second section runs from the Lunenburg-Kings countyline, north for 3.1 kilometres, to Legge Road. “Trunk 12 is a popular connecting route between the Valley andthe South Shore,” said Ron Russell, Minister of Transportationand Public Works. “This project will make the road safer for allusers.” The Department of Transportation and Public Works’ highwaysdivision manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in NovaScotia. It maintains 4,100 bridges and operates seven provincialferries. Staff provide services from offices in Bridgewater,Bedford, Truro and Sydney.last_img