The provincial government has awarded contracts for road and bridge improvements on the Burin Peninsula to a pair of companies.
St. John‚Äôs-based Nortech Construction will receive $1,397,375 to upgrade and pave 2.6 kilometres of Route 210 from Grand Bank towards Molliers, as well as complete asphalt levelling on sections of Route 220 through Fortune and between Lamaline and Point May.
Meanwhile, Mallay‚Äôs Industrial Services Ltd. of Marystown won a $452,665 proposal to replace a timber bridge with an aluminum box culvert and complete associated roadwork in Brookside.
The work associated with both contracts will be completed this year.
‚ÄúContinued maintenance and improvements to the provincial transportation network affects local business environments and the quality of life of residents in communities and regions throughout Newfoundland and Labrador,‚ÄĚ Transportation and Works Minister Nick McGrath said in a news release Thursday.
‚ÄúThe award of these two contracts on the Burin Peninsula, totalling $1.8 million, reflects our commitment to ensuring the province has a reliable and efficient transportation network.‚ÄĚ