Bridge cost re­vealed

Cockburn Gazette - - NEWS -

CITY of Cock­burn will spend about $1.2 mil­lion from its bud­get on the Spear­wood Av­enue Bridge Du­pli­ca­tion.

The pro­posed du­pli­ca­tion be­tween Beel­iar Drive and Bar­ring­ton Street is a project on the Cap­i­tal Works Pro­gram for 2017/18.

There are two com­po­nents to the project: the du­pli­ca­tion of the road and du­pli­ca­tion of the ex­ist­ing bridge over the freight rail cor­ri­dor south of Bar­ring­ton Street.

Road du­pli­ca­tion is es­ti­mated to cost $3.7 mil­lion. The Fed­eral Depart­ment of In­fra­struc­ture will pay up to $2.5mil­lion, with the State con­tribut­ing $1.25 mil­lion, pend­ing con­struc­tion costs.

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