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Agreement in principle to redevelop former Moncton High School

The provincial government has reached an agreement in principle to see the former Moncton High School saved and redeveloped, without demolition of the building while also maintaining the auditorium and gymnasium for community use. From left: Memramcook-Tantramar MLA Bernard LeBlanc; Ross Carpenter, vice-president of operations at Heritage Developments; Chris Collins, Speaker of the legislative assembly; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; ...

Minister tours former Moncton High School

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser said the former Moncton High School is an important heritage icon, and any plan for the building’s redevelopment must respect its cultural and historical value. From left: Fraser; Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Moncton East MLA Monique LeBlanc; and Chris Collins, Speaker of the legislative assembly.

Investment in restoring bus service to province’s southwest

The provincial government is investing $500,000 to help provide affordable bus transportation through a community led pilot project in southwestern New Brunswick. From left: Mike Cassidy, president of Maritime Bus; Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet; Premier Brian Gallant; Stan Choptiany, Southwest New Brunswick Transit Authority president; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; and New Brunswick Southwest MP ...

Resurfacing work in Cambridge-Narrows

The provincial government and the Village of Cambridge-Narrows will jointly fund a resurfacing project this year under the Municipal Designated Highway Program. Participating in the announcement were Cambridge-Narrows Mayor Blair Cummings, seated, and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser.

Paving projects in Edmundston

The provincial government has funded three paving projects in partnership with the City of Edmundston this year under the Municipal Designated Highway Program. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser and Edmundston Mayor Cyrille Simard.

Paving in Lac Baker

The provincial government will fund a paving project in the village of Lac Baker this year under the Municipal Designated Highway Program. From left: Lac Baker Mayor Louis Chouinard and Economic Development Minister Francine Landry.

Annual traffic safety campaign launched

The provincial government and industry partners have launched the annual safety awareness campaign reminding motorists to heed posted speed limits and exercise caution when driving in and around construction zones. From left: Miramichi Police Force Chief Paul Fiander; Jamie Weatherbee, president of the New Brunswick Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Tom McGinn, executive ...

Investments in Fredericton road and culvert projects

The provincial government and the City of Fredericton will jointly fund several infrastructure projects this year under the Municipal Designated Highway Program. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Fredericton Mayor Mike O’Brien and deputy premier Stephen Horsman.

Further investment in Chaleur Regional Hospital addition

The provincial government is investing $27.4 million from the 2017-18 capital budget to continue construction of a five-storey addition at the Chaleur Regional Hospital. From left: Stéphane Legacy, vice-president of outpatient and professional Services, Vitalité Health Network; Jean-Guy Robichaud, president of the Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis ...

Paving and bridge work in Carleton County

The provincial government is investing in paving projects in the Town of Florenceville-Bristol and the Village of Centreville this year. It is also beginning upgrades to the Florenceville bridge on Route 130. From left: Florenceville-Bristol Mayor Karl Curtis; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Carleton-Victoria MLA Andrew Harvey; and Centreville Mayor Michael Stewart.

Perth-Andover hospital upgrades begin

A sod-turning ceremony was held to mark the official beginning of a project to restore, preserve and protect critical infrastructure at the Hotel-Dieu of St. Joseph Hospital in Perth-Andover. From left: Perth-Andover Mayor Marianne Bell; Health Minister Victor Boudreau; Carleton-Victoria MLA Andrew Harvey; Karen McGrath, president and CEO of Horizon Health Network; David Moore, executive director of Upper River Valley ...

Renovations at NBCC Miramichi campus

The provincial government will award a tender in the weeks ahead for brick and stone repointing at the St. Michael’s Building on the Miramichi campus of the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC). The project is one of several infrastructure improvements planned for the campus; others include a roof replacement, emergency lighting upgrades, and modernizing heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. ...

Design work underway for school upgrade in Shediac

Design work has begun on a major upgrade at Polyvalente Louis-J.-Robichaud in Shediac. From left: Beaubassin East Mayor Ronnie Duguay; Cap-Pelé Mayor Serge Léger; Michelle Bertin, school principal; Paul Demers, district education council chair, Francophone sud school district; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Health Minister Victor Boudreau; Mélika Belliveau, student council president; Gilles Cormier, member of the ...

Government signs contract for innovative culvert assessments

The provincial government has signed a contract with a Fredericton engineering company that is changing the way culverts are assessed. Using what is known as backscatter computed tomography, the company can assess buried structures without digging them up for a visual inspection. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser and Inversa Systems president and CEO John Bowles.

Maine and New Brunswick confer on international bridges

Officials from the Maine Department of Transportation visited the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure today to discuss international bridges. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, right, welcomed Maine Department of Transportation Commissioner David Bernhardt to Fredericton.

Paving for rural roads in southwestern New Brunswick

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser announced that the department will fund four significant paving projects along two regional roads in York and Charlotte counties.

Improvements to Connaught Street School

The provincial government is renovating the Connaught Street School to provide enhanced facilities for students. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Grade 5 students Duncan Lockhart and Ayla Brown; Barb Corbett, school principal; and David McTimoney, superintendant of the Anglophone West School District.

Drainage work, paving on Route 114

The provincial government will fund drainage work and paving on Route 114 this year under the Municipal Designated Highway Program. In Hillsborough, there will be drainage work near Pound Hill and in Alma, 1.2 kilometres will be paved. From left: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Alma Mayor Kirsten H. Shortt; and Fundy Royal MP Alaina Lockhart.

More than $3.5 million for road projects in Grand Lake region

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will invest more than $3.5 million in road projects in the Grand Lake region this summer. From left: Minto Mayor Donald Gould; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Chipman Mayor Carson Atkinson; and Minto Deputy Mayor Erica Barnett.

Flood adaptation plan for Perth-Andover considered

The provincial government is evaluating a proposal on flood adaptation submitted by the Village of Perth-Andover in December. From left: Carleton-Victoria MLA Andrew Harvey; Perth-Andover Mayor Marianne Bell; and Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Donald Arseneault, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation.

Work planned for Northwest Road

Pulverizing and chip sealing will be undertaken this year on a 10.2-kilometre section of Northwest Road near Sevogle, in Northumberland County. Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris participated in the announcement.

Max Aitken Academy expansion

An addition to Max Aitken Academy will be constructed to provide more classroom space for students. From left: Miramichi Mayor Adam Lordon; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Mike Mortlock, education council chair, Anglophone North School District; and principal Mark Donovan.

Ability NB to manage vehicle retrofit program

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure is partnering with Ability New Brunswick on a pilot project that will see the non-profit organization administer the province’s vehicle retrofit program. From left: Haley Flaro, executive director of Ability NB; Mary Grant, an employee at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Gillian Hoyt-Hallett, chair of board for ...

Official opening of Max Aitken Academy

The official opening of the new Max Aitken Academy was held today in Miramichi. Front, from left: Kamryn Manderson and Jacob Tenass, students. Back, from left: Miramichi-Grand Lake MP Pat Finnigan; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Celia Hale, student; school principal Mark Donovan; Jenna Taylor, student; school mascot Max the Moose; Kierstan Hamilton, student; Sophie Taylor, student; Seniors and ...

New bridge to be built over Tetagouche River

A new bridge will be built to replace the structure known as Tetagouche River No. 2. From left: Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Brian Kenny; Bathurst Mayor Paolo Fongemie; Restigouche-Chaleur MLA Daniel Guitard; and Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry.