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Township of Adjala-Tosorontio

Township of Adjala-Tosorontio

November 22, 2014 12:30 ET

Improvements Complete on Adjala-Tosorontio Roads

Projects possible thanks to federal Gas Tax Fund

ADJALA-TOSORONTIO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 22, 2014) -

Residents of Adjala-Tosorontio are now enjoying a smoother ride on seven local roads throughout the Township, thanks to contributions from the federal Gas Tax Fund. Representatives gathered today to celebrate the completion of the work which provides numerous benefits to the community.

In total, 6.5 kilometres of roadway was resurfaced in the Township in 2014. Road work included upgrading road surfaces from gravel to asphalt and resurfacing existing asphalt to provide safe and serviceable roadways. These improvements will increase the functional lifespan of the roads, while providing a safer and smoother commute for motorists.

Road resurfacing was completed on the following roads:

  • Concession Road 3 Tosorontio (1,000 metres)
  • Main Street, Lisle (400 metres)
  • Mulmur-Tosorontion townline (400 metres)
  • 5th Sideroad Tosorontio (1,200 metres)
  • North Keenansville Stub Road (100 metres)
  • 20th Sideroad Adjala (2,150 metres)
  • 5th Sideroad Adjala (1,300 metres)

Quick Facts

  • The Government of Canada contributed $384,000 towards the total project cost of $384,000 through the federal Gas Tax Fund.

Quotes

"Our Government is pleased to provide municipalities with flexible infrastructure funding that allows them to support projects that address the needs of their communities. These road improvements, made possible through the federal Gas Tax Fund, will provide a safer and smoother ride for drivers, while helping to protect the environment through reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Going forward, our investments through the federal Gas Tax Fund will continue to generate economic growth and job creation across Ontario communities for years to come."

The Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch, Member of Parliament for Simcoe-Grey, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women

"We are pleased to be able to partner with the Government of Canada to invest in our road infrastructure. Building upon our road network will benefit our residents and local businesses for years to come with safer roads and improved access between our communities."

His Worship Tom Walsh, Mayor of Adjala-Tosorontio

Associated Links

To learn more about the federal Gas Tax Fund visit: http://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/plan/gtf-fte-eng.html.

Township of Adjala-Tosorontio website: www.adjtos.ca

For additional information on the New Building Canada Plan, visit: http://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/plan/plan-eng.html.

To learn more about the Government of Canada's focus on jobs and the economy consult Canada's Economic Action Plan: http://www.eap.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Vincent Rabault, Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Infrastructure,
    Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs,
    and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada
    for the Regions of Quebec
    613-943-1848

    Jim Moss
    Public Works Superintendent
    Township of Adjala-Tosorontio
    705-434-5055

    Infrastructure Canada
    613-960-9251
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