The provincial government has announced an agreement to buy its supply of road salt from the Nutrien mine in Sussex, a decision that will support 50 mining jobs and generate economic spinoffs in the region. From left: Doug Doney, general manager of Nutrien’s operations in New Brunswick; Hampton MLA Gary Crossman; Energy and Resource Development Minister Mike Holland; Transportation and ...
The public can now more easily access information on road conditions, incidents and ferry disruptions through a new application for mobile devices. Participating in the launch of My511 were, from left, highway maintenance engineer Joshua McInnis and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver.
The provincial government has launched a review of New Brunswick’s network of covered bridges and river ferries. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Oliver stands near the covered bridge at Bloomfield Creek.
The provincial government will invest more than $1.5 million in paving, chip seal and culvert replacement work in the Cap-Pelé area this year as part of its 2018-19 capital budget. From left: Beaubassin East Mayor Ronnie Duguay; Shediac-Beaubassin-Cap-Pelé MLA Victor Boudreau; and Cap-Pelé Mayor Serge Léger.
The provincial government today announced the reinstatement of the Adopt-A-Highway program. From left: Paddy Quinn, 95.9 Sun FM radio host; Kevin Matthews, lead pastor of the Point Church; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Justin Somers, Towne Auto Group general manager; Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris; and Darcey McLaughlin, 95.9 Sun FM radio host.
The provincial government has announced that a new bridge will be built to replace the Lamèque-Shippagan bridge. From left: Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Wilfred Roussel; Lamèque Mayor Jules Haché; Premier Brian Gallant; Shippagan Mayor Anita Savoie Robichaud; Marie-Lou Noël, president of the Shippagan Chamber of Commerce; and Sébastien Haché, chair of the Lamèque-Shippagan Bridge Committee.
Balmoral Mayor Charles Bernard (left) and Labour, Employment and Population Growth Minister Gilles LePage visited the site of the former Le Domaine Des Copains school. The provincial government is selling the property to the Village of Balmoral for future municipal development.
Significant repairs to an important trucking corridor will continue this year as part of the provincial government’s 2018-19 capital budget. From left: Victoria-La Vallée MLA Chuck Chiasson; Leo Prescott, director of the New Denmark Recreation Centre; Dorothy Adam, vice-president of the New Denmark Recreation Centre; and Premier Brian Gallant.
The provincial government will purchase a portion of the former Canadian Coast Guard property in Saint John as the future site of the New Brunswick Museum. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Bill Hicks, the museum’s acting CEO; Saint John Harbour MLA Ed Doherty; Premier Brian Gallant; and Shannon Merrifield, chair of the museum’s board of directors.
The provincial government is investing $1.2 million in 2018-19 to begin planning for a new Route 1 interchange in Saint John and four-way traffic signals at two busy Saint John intersections which will improve safety and traffic flow and will allow for increased economic development. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Councillor John MacKenzie; Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick ...
The newly twinned section of Route 11, between Route 15 and Shediac River, officially opened to traffic today. From left: federal Fisheries, Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard Minister Dominic LeBlanc; Hassan Mteri, engineer with the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Shediac-Beaubassin-Cap-Pelé MLA Victor Boudreau; and Shediac Mayor Jacques LeBlanc.
The provincial government and the Rural Community of Hanwell have reached an agreement for the transfer of surplus government property on Hanwell Road. From left: Hanwell Mayor Chris Melvin and deputy premier Stephen Horsman.
Two roads in New Denmark, the Mill Hill Road and Route 108, recently reopened to full traffic following significant repairs. Members of the community joined Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser and Victoria-La-Vallée MLA Chuck Chiasson to reopen Mill Hill Road, which had been closed to traffic since 2014 after a washout.
The provincial government has invested in paving projects in the upper St. John River valley. From left: Agriculture, Mines and Rural Affairs Minister Andrew Harvey and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser.
Students and dignitaries participated in the official opening of King Street Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 27, in Miramichi. From left: Paula Hache, principal; Lisa McNeil, Susan McLenaghan and Beth McCarty, members of the Building a Future for our Children community group; Eileen Bowes, chair of Building a Future for our Children; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Mark Donovan, ...
The government is committing $50 million toward construction of a new provincial museum in uptown Saint John. From left: Saint John Mayor Don Darling; Shannon Merrifield, chair of the museum’s board of directors; Premier Brian Gallant; Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; and Saint John-Rothesay MP Wayne Long.
A sod-turning was held today to mark the official beginning of construction of a new courthouse in Fredericton. From left: Associate Chief Judge Mary Jane Richards; deputy premier Stephen Horsman; Chief Justice J. Ernest Drapeau; Justice Judy Clendening; Justice and Public Safety Minister Denis Landry; and Justice Brad Green.
An official opening was held today for the reconstructed Doak House barn. From left: Karen Howe, Des-Tek Inc. architectural firm; Doaktown Mayor Bev Gaston; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser; Valerie O'Donnell, manager of Doak House; Delmer White, Atlantic Salmon Museum; and Donald Colford, acting as the original property owner Robert Doak.
The provincial government has signed a contract with Ocean New Brunswick Inc. for the construction of a 15-car river ferry, which will be built at the naval centre in Bas-Caraquet. From left: Shippagan-Lamèque-Miscou MLA Wilfred Roussel; Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser, who is also minister responsible for the Regional Development Corporation; Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle; Jacques ...
The provincial government officially launched a pilot project today that will give food, fuel and accommodations businesses in southwestern New Brunswick the opportunity to participate in a logo sign program along a section of Route 1 in Charlotte County. From left: Tourism, Heritage and Culture Minister John Ames; Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Rick Doucet; and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill ...
The provincial government is adding two new school buses to its fleet of electric vehicles in time for the new school year. Participating in the announcement was Treasury Board President Roger Melanson.
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; ...
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.
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 ...
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.