New highway depot unveiled in Renews-Cappahayden

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The provincial government unveiled a new highway depot in Renews-Cappahayden Monday morning.

The new depot building, which cost just under $1 million to build, replaces a 50-year-old structure located along the Southern Shore highway.

The 2013 provincial budget includes $4.9 million to construct two depots and  two salt storage facilities.

Transportation and Works Minister Paul Davis said new infrastructure such as the depot is important to meeting the transportation needs of the province.

For more on this story, read Tuesday's edition of The Telegram.

Geographic location: Southern Shore

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  • Ben
    April 08, 2013 - 22:53

    Glad to see money being invested in infrastructure. Much different from the Liberal days! I see people soon forget!!

  • M F HARTY
    April 08, 2013 - 11:20

    when an mha spends this kind of money in his district and people are so negative I amtotally lost for words.I am sure there are lots of districts in NL that would welcome this project any day.

  • Kevin
    April 08, 2013 - 10:47

    If people were smart, EVERBODY would take off for Alberta and let this IDIOTIC so called government sink this province, as it is doing now. I guess the money for the two new depot's must have come from the same spot as the $1 billion she found in 60 days to close the gap of the deficit from $1.6 billion to $566 million on the (DEATH DAY) budget day !!!!!

  • gerry
    April 08, 2013 - 09:59

    probably all gone to Fort Mac...in late summer & fall the government'll rent out as a farmer's market; in the winter for bingo,crib, & 120... ;)

  • Mr. T
    April 08, 2013 - 09:32

    Do they actually have any one left to work out of that building? Or are they all gone to Alberta after the layoffs?