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Public being asked for opinions on NL roads and bridges

['Twitter user @NLMSB posted this photo of the St. Albans bridge.']
['Twitter user @NLMSB posted this photo of the St. Albans bridge.']

Citizens across Newfoundland and Labrador are being asked to identify roads and bridges that should be included in the provincial government’s multi-year roads plan.

Feedback is welcomed online, at www.roads.gov.nl.ca/multiyear_roads_plan.htm. That website will be open to comments until Nov. 21.

As part of the process,  participants will be asked to identify their region, route name and number and the nearest municipality or landmark.

They will then be asked to identify the type of issue they are experiencing on that section of road including infrastructure deterioration, roughness, rutting and other issues that affect their ability to comfortably use a road or bridge.

According to the press release from the Department of Transportation and Works, roads and bridges identified by the public in this process will be considered for the final plan.

Tn a prepared statement via press release, minister Al Hawkins commented, 

 “Users of the provincial road system have first-hand knowledge of road conditions.  It is important to me as minister, and us as a government, to extract that knowledge and use it to develop a sound, evidence-based multi-year roads plan..”

Feedback is welcomed online, at www.roads.gov.nl.ca/multiyear_roads_plan.htm. That website will be open to comments until Nov. 21.

As part of the process,  participants will be asked to identify their region, route name and number and the nearest municipality or landmark.

They will then be asked to identify the type of issue they are experiencing on that section of road including infrastructure deterioration, roughness, rutting and other issues that affect their ability to comfortably use a road or bridge.

According to the press release from the Department of Transportation and Works, roads and bridges identified by the public in this process will be considered for the final plan.

Tn a prepared statement via press release, minister Al Hawkins commented, 

 “Users of the provincial road system have first-hand knowledge of road conditions.  It is important to me as minister, and us as a government, to extract that knowledge and use it to develop a sound, evidence-based multi-year roads plan..”

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