PEI

4 new bridges, 1 roundabout announced

The province of P.E.I. has issued $6.65 million worth of tenders for highway improvements.

Road widening project in Hunter River

This intersection in Oyster Bed Bridge is being converted to a roundabout. (Tom Steepe/CBC)

The province of P.E.I. has issued $6.65 million worth of tenders for highway improvements.

The announcement includes a new roundabout at the intersection of routes 7 and 6 in Oyster Bed Bridge.

Bridges will also be replaced in Lorne Valley, McCannel Road, Dock Road, and Hazel Green Road.

Widening a 500-metre section of Route 13 in Hunter River is also among the tenders, along with 10 small resurfacing contracts and a sidewalk/storm sewer project in Abram-Village.

This was the second round of tender announcements this year. In total the government has budgeted $42 million for roads and bridges this year.

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