Perimeter Hwy. to be twinned

Avatar photo

WINNIPEG, Man. – A dangerous stretch of the Perimeter Highway in Winnipeg will be twinned as part of a $65-million upgrade. Transportation and Government Services Minister, Ron Lemieux, announced the plan.

“The upgrade of the Perimeter Highway is one of the many commitments we have made in the third year of the RoadWorks Manitoba initiative to address the serious problems facing our aging infrastructure,” said Lemieux. “The conversion of the last two-lane portion of the Perimeter has been long-awaited and we are pleased to get the project underway to improve safety and traffic flow on this major route.”

The 16-kilometre stretch will be twinned over the next five years, and runs from Hwy. 59 to just north of the Trans-Canada Hwy.

“Every dollar Manitoba can invest in highways will help protect its crucial role as an economic enabler that contributes to the life and growth of our communities,” said Lemieux. “RoadWorks Manitoba is about building for the future and our 2004 construction program moves us closer to that goal.”

Avatar photo

Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.

Have your say

This is a moderated forum. Comments will no longer be published unless they are accompanied by a first and last name and a verifiable email address. (Today's Trucking will not publish or share the email address.) Profane language and content deemed to be libelous, racist, or threatening in nature will not be published under any circumstances.