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Central Newfoundland communities to benefit from municipal infrastructure upgrades

The major infrastructure job, photographed here Tuesday, is scheduled to cause traffic detours and delays for six to eight weeks.
Joint federal-provincial-municipal funding for 16 municipal infrastructure projects in 13 communities in the central region of the province was announced in Campbellton today, Sept. 10. - Gary Kean

CAMPBELLTON, N.L.

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

CANADA

Funding to improve municipal infrastructure in 13 communities was announced during an event in Campbellton today, Sept. 10.

The provincial government is contributing over $3.4 million towards the 16 projects, while the federal government is providing funding over $2.1 million.

The municipalities involved – Appleton, Baie Verte, Bishop’s Falls, Botwood, Brighton, Campbellton, Grand Falls-Windsor, Harbour Breton, Herring Neck, Norris Arm, Pleasantview, Shoe Cove, Stoneville – will provide more than $990,000.

The projects represent 16 of 72 projects the province is cost-sharing with the federal and municipal governments under the Small Communities Fund in 2018-19.

In this year’s budget, the provincial government provided $18.8 million to leverage an additional $12.7 million in federal funds from the fund, resulting in total project values of approximately $42.9 million.


Projects

Location

Project Name

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding

Municipal Funding

Appleton

Jacketing Pipeline Across Q.E Bridge

$30,225

$51,390

$9,068

Baie Verte

2018 Sewage Treatment at Newtown Site

$240,287

$408,554

$72,093

Bishop's Falls

Newtown Road Booster Pump System Upgrade

$63,472

$88,876

$38,087

Bishop's Falls

Riverside Drive Paving Project

$81,615

$81,615

$163,231

Botwood

Confederation Place - Water, Sewer, and Road

$196,461

$334,038

$58,944

Botwood

Septic Tank - Circular Rd Outflow Project

$52,893

$89,933

$15,870

Botwood

Fernwood Drive Sanitary Sewer

$145,079

$246,674

$43,528

Brighton

Sanitary Sewer and Septic Tank - Cobbler Tickle

$105,787

$179,866

$31,739

Campbellton

Completion of Transmission Main

$359,627

$611,463

$107,899

Grand Falls-Windsor

Lincoln Road Phase II

$302,248

$332,537

$272,050

Harbour Breton

Chlorine Booster Station

$178,326

$303,204

$53,503

Herring Neck

Water Infrastructure Upgrades

$40,803

$69,378

$12,242

Norris Arm

Sewage Lift Station Retrofit

$83,118

$141,324

$24,938

Pleasantview

Water System Upgrade

$18,135

$30,834

$5,441

Shoe Cove

Water Treatment Upgrades Phase 2

$40,803

$69,378

$12,242

Stoneville

Watermain Installation Phase 4

$255,400

$434,248

$76,628

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