The province has earmarked $28 million for upgrades to Highway 12 in the coming year.
The improvements include bridge replacements and resurfacing work.
The upgrades include:
- Rehabilitating the Seine River diversion bridge just south of Ste. Anne;
- Paving the northbound and southbound lanes of the six-kilometre stretch from the TransCanada Highway to the Seine River diversion;
- Improving the intersection at Provincial Road 311 near Blumenort; and
- Paving seven kilometres south of Highway 52 to Park Road in Steinbach.
Premier Greg Selinger and Steinbach Mayor Chris Goertzen today also announced $7-million worth of improvements along Highway 12 within the city of Steinbach. Construction will proceed over the next three years.