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Governments Commit $315M to Winnipeg Road Renewal

September 14, 2018 6:16 PM | News

By Sarah Klein


WINNIPEG — All three levels of government came together Friday to announce a combined $315.9 million in funding to improve Winnipeg’s infrastructure.

The province and Ottawa are each contributing $100 million, while the city is investing $115 million.

“If approved by council next week, we will be able to accelerate regional road improvement across our city, resulting in an additional $100 million in federal funding being invested into regional road repairs over the next five years, a top priority for residents across our city,” Mayor Brian Bowman said in a release.

Work involves rebuilding and rehabilitating 49 segments of roadway across the city, including sidewalk repairs and drainage improvements. The work aims to increase driver and pedestrian safety and improve transportation routes for businesses across the city.