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2014-01-29 at 11:09

Province to replace Swamp River bridge near Shebandowan

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By Leith Dunick,

The province is spending $3.2 million to replace the Swamp River bridge west of Shebandowan.

The contract to do the Highway 11 work, which will create 32 temporary jobs, was awarded to LH North Ltd.
Work is expected to begin in the spring.

“The reconstruction of the bridge will be greatly appreciated by travellers on the Trans-Canada Highway as well as many people who rely on it for access to local recreational properties,” said MPP Bill Mauro (Lib., Thunder Bay-Atikokan) in a release.

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ibrando says:
Realist, Hwy 11 is also part of the Trans Canada Highway, north of 17 through Hearst and south of 17 through Fort Frances.
1/29/2014 7:41:47 PM
Papercut says:
Funny how this bridge cost's only $3.2 million...YET, a new bridge across the Kam is $10 million?????
1/30/2014 9:43:50 AM
realist72 says:
Travellers on the Trans-Canada Highway will only cross it if they're lost.

I will greatly appreciate the jolt when you hit the train tracks being taken care of though.
1/29/2014 12:01:38 PM
terwilliger says:
3.2 mill, cheap at twice the price. Nice.
1/29/2014 12:16:43 PM
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