Tender Called for Paving in Annapolis County

first_imgMotorists in the Nictaux area will be driving on several newly paved sections of roads after the completion of a paving project tendered by Nova Scotia’s Department of Transportation and Public Works. The province has advertised a tender for the construction of pavement on Chipman Drive in Nictaux from the intersection of Trunk 10 to the intersection of Baxter Avenue and on Baxter Avenue from the intersection of Route 201 to the intersection of Chipman Drive. “The project is being jointly funded by the province and Annapolis County through the subdivision road paving program,” said Michael Baker, acting Minister of Transportation and Public Works. “The work is scheduled for completion before the end of October.” The tender will close on Friday, Aug. 19. The Department of Transportation and Public Works’ highways division manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in Nova Scotia. It maintains 4,100 bridges and operates seven provincial ferries. Staff provide services from district offices in Bridgewater, Bedford, Truro and Sydney. -30-last_img