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Govern­ment investing in critical local road projects

posted Sep 12, 2017, 9:30 AM by Kathy Carr
Eileen Clarke MLA for Agassiz, announced that the Manitoba Govern­ment is investing in critical local road projects in the Agassiz constituency. 
“Our Progressive Conservative government understands that municipalities and local residents depend on investments in important infrastructure projects such as these,” said MLA Clarke. “Imp­roving our road and transportation infrastructure ensures that goods and services continue to flow efficiently across Manitoba, which helps to grow our communities and the provincial economy.”
Through the Municipal Road Imp­rovement Program, the Manitoba Government will be providing $636 623 for a total of eight projects within the Agassiz area. Projects that are being funded include:
• RM of Alonsa – Benediction Road Rehabilitation Project ($60 000)
•  Town of Carberry – Repaving 4th Avenue ($60 000)
• RM of Glenella-Lansdowne – Road 105N Road Rehabi­litation Project  and Road 74W Road Rehabi­litation Project ($60 000)
• RM of McCreary – Aline Drive Renewal ($60 000)
• Town of Neepawa – Kellington Street Renewal ($50 000)
• Mun. of  North Cypress-Langford – Build up RD 81W -Gregg Road and Reha­bi­­­litate RD 90W – Montgomery Road ($100 000)
• RM North Norfolk - Victoria street & Adjacent-Maple & Grafton – MacGregor 
($100 000)
• RM Rosedale – Up­grade Roads and install culverts ($60 000)
• RM Westlake-Glad­stone – 4th Street from Morris Ave. West of York Street. 5th Street patch from Morris Ave. to swimming pool    
   LUD – Sidewalks; paving; main street upgrade; Pembroke Road 65W and Road 67W P. Friesen ($86 623)

The Municipal Road Improvement Program was developed in partnership with the Association of Manitoba Munici­palities (AMM) and provides 50/50 cost-shared funding for municipal road projects approved under the program. The investments in Agassiz are part of an investment of $12 million in municipal road improvement projects across Manitoba.