Backgrounder: Residents of across Ontario to benefit from road improvements and bridge replacements


Backgrounder: Residents of across Ontario to benefit from road improvements and bridge replacements

Joint federal, provincial and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support nine projects, which will improve local road and bridges in Ontario.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $7.7 million towards these projects through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream. The province and municipalities are responsible for the remaining project costs.

Project Information:

Project Name Location Project Details Federal Funding Provincial Funding Municipal Funding
Replacement of the Birch Beach Bridge Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh The replacement of the Birch Beach Road Bridge includes removing the existing bridge and spillway crossing on Griffins Creek, widening the roadway and installing guardrails. $334,264 $223,061 $181,165
Bridge and Roadway Reconstruction on Adam Street Municipality of South Bruce The project will remove the existing bridge and construct a new bridge crossing Otter Creek on Adam Street. Work will include relocating the creek, reconstructing approximately 400 metres of roadway and installing around 110 metres of new guardrail. $764,963 $509,924 $565,617
Reconstruction of Concession Street West in Tillsonburg Town of Tillsonburg The reconstruction of Concession Street West will rehabilitate and realign 600 metres of roadway and install new curbs, gutters, catch basins and sidewalks. $787,233 $524,769 $678,246
Reconstruction of 20th Sideroad in Amaranth Township of Amaranth The project will rehabilitate approximately 8 km of the 20th Sideroad, which will include reconstructing and paving the road,,  creating 5.6 km of cycling lanes and installing 15 culverts. $1,191,300 $661,767 $132,433
Replacement of Bridge 11 Town of Grand Valley The project will remove Bridge 11 and replace it with a new precast structure. Work will also include 95 metres of road reconstruction and site restoration work. $580,496 $322,466 $64,532
Rehabilitation of the Glasgow Street South Bridge in Conestogo Township of Woolwich The project will rehabilitating an 80 metre bridge across the Conestogo River. $704,375 $469,536 $259,839
Henry Street Reconstruction Municipality of West Perth The project will reconstruct approximately 610 metres of Henry Street and will replace road granular and pavement, and add sidewalks, curbs and gutters. $471,558 $314,057 $157,500
Reconstruction of Inglis Falls Road in Georgian Bluffs Township of Georgian Bluffs The project will reconstruct approximately 640 metres of Inglis Falls Road and involve constructing retaining walls, replacing culverts and the guardrail, installing curbs and resurfacing the pavement. $2,217,487 $1,478,177 $1,327,693
Replacement of Structure 043 Municipality of Meaford The demolition and replacement of the bridge over East Minniehill Creek will include roadway improvements to the bridge  approaches. $736,000 $490,618 $245,382
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