SURREY, B.C. — B.C. MP Russ Hiebert has announced that work is underway to widen the Highway 15 corridor between Surrey, B.C. and the US border.
The project will see the widening of Highway 15 in Surrey from 32nd Avenue to the Roger Pierlet Overhead, and from 68A Avenue to 92nd Avenue. Work includes grade construction, soil preparation, asphalt removal, paving and electrical installations.
“By investing in projects like these, Canada’s new government is helping to support the economy by reducing bottlenecks. We are also facilitating the flow of goods across our borders and making the crossings safer than ever,” said Hiebert, MP for the South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale riding. “Better links with Canada’s main trading partner will also contribute to the economic well-being of the Lower Mainland and Canada.”
“Improvements like these are important to all Canadians,” said the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Transport. “Not only do they allow for the easier flow of traffic to and from the United States, they encourage strong economic ties between our countries.”
The federal and provincial governments are cost-sharing this latest project, with most of the work being funded through the Border Infrastructure Fund. Supplemental funding is provided through the federal-provincial Strategic Highway Infrastructure Program border crossing component.
For more information visit www.tc.gc.ca.
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