Backgrounder: Moncton residents to benefit from investments in green and community infrastructure


Backgrounder: Moncton residents to benefit from investments in green and community infrastructure

Joint federal and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support ten green and community infrastructure improvements projects in Moncton, New Brunswick.

The Government of Canada is investing more than $4 million toward these ten projects through COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The City of Moncton is contributing more than $1 million.

Project information

Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Municipal Funding

Arena Roof - Moncton

Repairs to the Coliseum roof over the exhibition halls and box office will extend the useful life of the facility.



Centennial Park: Lower Bowl Reconstruction - Moncton

Replacement of a bridge, construction of a new multi-use trail, relocating basketball courts and electrical infrastructure, will make the Lower Bowl area more resilient to flooding.



Downtown Moncton Accessible Washrooms

Construction of two permanently accessible public toilets in downtown Moncton to address the needs of vulnerable individuals, visitors to the downtown and those requiring access after-hours.



Irishtown Nature Park Trail Upgrades - Moncton

Reconstruction of approximately 1.5 km of walking trail including  replacement of culverts and ditching as well as the reconstruction of sections with poor soil to provide stronger structural support and manage storm water.



Mapleton Park: Bayou Trail Bridge Replacement

Construction of a new Bayou Trail bridge and resurfacing along approximately 200 metres of trail to provide greater structural support for active transportation and year-round recreation users.



Lewisville Park- Moncton

Rejuvenation of the Lewisville Park, including new play equipment, an upgrade to the existing sports courts, and the addition of skatepark elements in a section of the park as well as improvements to the landscaping.



Panacadie Trail Phase 1- Moncton

Construction of a trail connection from the Moncton riverfront, around wetlands to Lewisville Road. The Panacadie trail is an important artery in the City's overall trail network. Phase 1 will build the portion next to Andrew Lane along the marsh to East End pool/park to the corner of Botsford and St. George, including a boardwalk and crushed stone tailing surface, shade trees, shade shelter/lookout, site furniture and lighting.



Rene Arthur Frechet Park

Park upgrades, including new trees, pathways, site furniture and signage to provide a more pleasant environment for bicycling, walking or sitting, as well as reducing urban heat island effect.



Seniors Centre Upgrades

Upgrades to the current HVAC system to transition from electric heat to a VRF heat pump with inclusion of room diffusers, ducts and piping.



Victoria Park - Moncton

Upgrades to walkways and furnishings in the Park, resurfacing pathways, and replacement of trellis to provide a safe and comfortable environment for residents.



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