Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba invest $76.6 million in 17 projects to improve municipal transportation infrastructure


Backgrounder: Canada and Manitoba invest $76.6 million in 17 projects to improve municipal transportation infrastructure

Joint federal and provincial funding through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program will support 17 municipal transportation infrastructure projects in Manitoba. These projects will create jobs, improve road safety, and ensure long-term sustainable infrastructure while building strong and well-connected communities.

The Government of Canada is investing over $48.9 million in these projects through the Rural and Northern Communities Infrastructure Stream of the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program. The Government of Manitoba is funding more than $27.7 million. Project recipients, including municipalities and First Nations, are contributing over $15.4 million in total towards eligible project costs for their respective projects, which overall represent a combined infrastructure investment of $92 million.

Project Information:


Project Name

Project Details

Federal Funding

Provincial Funding



Keystone Centre Parking Lot Resurfacing

Excavate, resurface, and perform associated line striping of the Keystone Centre parking lot




Erickson Airport Rehabilitation of Runway, Taxiway, and Apron

Remove and replace existing asphalt on the runway, taxiway, and apron, and perform additional repairs to the base




Emerson-Franklin; Stuartburn

Prawda School Road Inter-municipal Bridge

Replace the Prawda School inter-municipal bridge

$468,540Footnote 1



Gilbert Plains

Municipality of Gilbert Plains Retention Dams

Create four retention dams within 4.8 km north of Riding Mountain National Park

$145,500Footnote 1




Speed Curve at Little John's Road

Reconfigure the Little John’s Road and Peonan Pt. Road sharp corner to decrease risk for motorists




Hamiota Truck Route Network Rehabilitation

Renew approximately 108 km of roadway, upgrading the weight and volume capacity within the municipal truck route network

$2,467,121Footnote 1




Fisher River Cree Nation Community Road Replacement

Replace approximately 4 km of the Landfill East Road




Town of Melita Local Road Upgrades

Pave approximately 400 m of Milennium Drive and micro-seal approximately 350 m of Poplar Street and Dobbyn Street




Nelson House

NCN Road Paving Project Phase 2

Prepare and pave approximately 7 km of roadways




Paving of Oak River Roads

Pave six segments of five existing municipal roadways within the townsite of Oak River




Portage La Prairie

Saskatchewan Avenue West Upgrading

Upgrade approximately 1.5 km of Saskatchewan Avenue West, from 8th Street W to Elm Street

$12,500,000Footnote 1




Priority Grain Roads Rehabilitation

Strategically improve four high priority rural road segments amounting to approximately 50 km





Russell-Binscarth Airport Resurfacing

Resurface the airport runway and apron area





Springfield Road Reconstruction Phase I

Reconstruct approximately 2 km of Springfield Road





Donaldson Drain Diversion

Construct a new drain through section to alleviate flooding and associated impacts in the town of Anola

$223,875Footnote 1



Road Renewal at City of Thompson

Renew approximately 20 km of roads





7th Avenue North Bridge Replacement

Replace the 7th Avenue North Bridge

$949,886Footnote 1



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