Transportation and Infrastructure News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news.html Transportation and Infrastructure News Releases Construction to begin soon on Coles Island Bridges replacement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.09.0507.html The construction phase of the Coles Island Bridge replacement project will begin in the coming days, the provincial government announced today. Thu, 19 September 2019 11:20:00 +0300 New school buses expected to reduce expenditures and emissions http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.08.0486.html Sixteen propane-powered school buses have been purchased to serve students in the Greater Moncton area as part of a pilot project to reduce emissions and costs. Fri, 30 August 2019 13:42:00 +0300 Provincial and federal governments fund improvements on Route 108 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.08.0481.html The provincial and federal governments have announced more than $840,000 for improvements to Route 108. Thu, 29 August 2019 09:59:00 +0300 Funding for infrastructure projects in Chipman, Weldford Parish http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.08.0473.html The provincial and federal governments have announced more than $2.7 million for infrastructure projects in two rural communities. Mon, 26 August 2019 12:01:00 +0300 Funding for infrastructure projects in western New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.08.0470.html The provincial and federal governments have announced over $5.5 million for seven infrastructure projects in western New Brunswick. Thu, 22 August 2019 16:02:00 +0300 Provincial and federal governments fund culvert replacement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.08.0461.html The provincial and federal governments will invest a combined $1.25 million to replace culverts on the Titus Road and Deuxième Sault Road. Fri, 16 August 2019 11:09:00 +0300 Provincial, federal governments fund culvert replacement http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.08.0458.html The provincial and federal governments will invest a combined $600,000 to replace a deteriorating culvert on Red Head Road in Mispec. Wed, 14 August 2019 13:56:00 +0300 Investment of $58 million to improve province’s trade corridors http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.08.0455.html The provincial and federal governments are investing a combined $58 million in road infrastructure upgrades for the province’s strategic trade corridors. Wed, 14 August 2019 10:10:00 +0300 Provincial, federal governments fund improvements to tourism corridor http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.07.0435.html The provincial and federal governments will invest a combined total of $4 million to improve Route 114, which serves as the main access road to Fundy National Park. Mon, 29 July 2019 10:19:00 +0300 Closures planned on Edmundston-Madawaska International Bridge http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.07.0423.html A series of closures are planned for the Edmundston-Madawaska International Bridge to allow an engineering firm to conduct a thorough safety inspection of the structure. Tue, 16 July 2019 14:03:00 +0300 Darlings Island Road to be raised http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.07.0414.html The provincial government announced today that the road leading to Darlings Island will be realigned and raised this year. Wed, 10 July 2019 14:30:00 +0300 Carbon monoxide monitors to be installed in schools http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.06.0391.html The provincial government announced today that carbon monoxide monitors will be installed in about 160 provincial schools which have fuel-fired appliances. Tue, 18 June 2019 10:19:00 +0300 Annual traffic safety awareness campaign underway http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.05.0353.html With warmer weather on the horizon and construction season now underway, the provincial government and its industry partners are reminding motorists to slow down. Fri, 31 May 2019 15:08:00 +0300 Efforts being made to reduce traffic speed at Kingsclear First Nation http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.05.0333.html The provincial government has announced it will reduce the speed limit on Route 102 at Kingsclear First Nation. Fri, 24 May 2019 16:12:00 +0300 Start date delayed for ferry service from Summerville to Kennebecasis Island http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.05.0321.html The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure advises the travelling public that the start date for the ferry service from Summerville to Kennebecasis Island will be delayed. Fri, 17 May 2019 11:32:00 +0300 Government seeking proposals for Centennial Building http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.05.0308.html The provincial government is issuing a request for proposals for the Centennial Building in Fredericton as it considers options for the future of the property. Fri, 10 May 2019 13:27:00 +0300 Peticodiac bridge work continues in 2019 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.05.0304.html The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure has announced plans for this year’s work on the Petitcodiac River bridge. Fri, 10 May 2019 10:29:00 +0300 Provincial purchase of salt from local mine will create new jobs http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.05.0288.html The provincial government announced today 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. Mon, 06 May 2019 11:45:00 +0300 Removal of spring weight restrictions http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.05.0286.html Spring weight restrictions will be lifted from highways in southern New Brunswick on Sunday, May 12. In northern New Brunswick, weight restrictions will remain in place until midnight on Sunday, May 19. Mon, 06 May 2019 09:17:00 +0300 Trans-Canada Highway to be closed between Oromocto and River Glade http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.04.0247.html Due to rising waters along the Saint John River, the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure along with the highway’s P3 operator MRDC is planning a full closure of Route 2, the Trans-Canada Highway, between Oromocto and River Glade as of 7 p.m. today. Wed, 24 April 2019 16:08:00 +0300 Mobile app launched for provincial 511 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.04.0211.html The public can now more easily access information on road conditions, incidents and ferry disruptions through a new application for mobile devices which was launched today. Fri, 12 April 2019 11:25:00 +0300 Spring weight restrictions for roads http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.02.0130.html Spring weight restrictions for truck traffic will come into effect at midnight on Sunday, March 10, in southern New Brunswick, and at midnight on Sunday, March 17, in northern New Brunswick. Restrictions will continue until midnight on Sunday, May 12, in the southern part of the province, and until midnight on Sunday, May 19, in the north. Thu, 28 February 2019 09:08:00 +0300 Heed advice as cleanup continues http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.01.0027.html Residents are asked to continue to heed the advice of local officials as the storm cleanup continues. Mon, 21 January 2019 15:25:00 +0300 New 511 twitter feed launched ahead of winter storm http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.01.0024.html The Department of Public Safety's New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization issued the following advisory today. Fri, 18 January 2019 11:35:00 +0300 Government to develop strategy to preserve covered bridges and river ferries http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/dti/news/news_release.2019.01.0022.html The provincial government has launched a review of New Brunswick’s network of covered bridges and river ferries. The review will take into consideration cultural, community and heritage values, as well as transportation needs. Thu, 17 January 2019 15:08:00 +0300 Thu, 19 September 2019 11:20:00 +0300