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Province pours millions into Southeast roads

Steinbach's infamous Park Road intersection fixed this summer

By: Chris Gareau

Posted: 04/8/2014 12:57 PM

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Dawson Trail MLA Ron Lemieux extols the virtues of provincial investments into Southeast infrastructure with Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton and Premier Greg Selinger at the Seine River Diversion on Highway 12 south of Ste Anne.

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Dawson Trail MLA Ron Lemieux extols the virtues of provincial investments into Southeast infrastructure with Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton and Premier Greg Selinger at the Seine River Diversion on Highway 12 south of Ste Anne.

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Premier Greg Selinger was in Steinbach and at the Seine River Diversion Tuesday morning to announce Highway 12 upgrades within the city and give more details on the Highway 12 work being done this summer between Ste Anne and Steinbach, as well as the paving of Road 302 north of Richer.

The Park Road intersection improvements have been given priority under the $6.9 million Urban Highway Fund 50-50 cost-sharing agreement for Highway 12 work in Steinbach between the city and province. Creating a southbound left-turn lane and improving drainage at Madison Drive is scheduled for this summer and next. Improving the intersection at Millwork Drive, and installing signals at Acres Drive and Penfield Drive will happen in 2016-17.

Over $28 million is being spent on Highway 12 between the TransCanada and Steinbach. That includes rehabilitating the Seine River Diversion bridge, paving north and southbound lanes between the TransCanada and Diversion, Road 311 intersection improvements, and paving south of Park Road.

Work being done this year on Highway 12 south of Steinbach includes grading shoulders for 23 km south of the city, microsurfacing of 22 km north of Piney, and rehabilitation work at Pine, Mud, and Sprague Creeks.

Other major work in the area over the next few years includes paving Road 302 from Richer to Road 501 next year, paving the TransCanada east of Highway 12 for 30 km to the Brokenhead River, paving Highway 12 from the TransCanada to Highway 44, surfacing Highway 12 from Steinbach to the Seine River, 

 

Read the full story with comments and possible future announcements for the region in Thursday's paper.

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