Media tour of Route 8 Marysville Bypass

Editor's Note: A media bus tour of the new Route 8 Marysville Bypass will take place on Thursday, July 24, beginning at 10 a.m.

FREDERICTON, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Keith Ashfield, MP for Fredericton, and the Honourable Claude Williams, NB Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure will participate along with local MPs and MLAs, Tom McGinn, executive director of the NB Road Builders Association, Jean‑Marc Picard, executive director of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association, as well as highway project managers for the department.

Members of the media are asked to meet the tour bus in the parking lot at Marysville Place, 20 McGloin Street, Fredericton, at least a half hour before departure time. A parking area will be available at Marysville Place. The tour will take approximately two hours return trip. There will be three or four arranged stops along the new highway for photographs and video footage.

To reserve seating on the bus, please contact the NB Department of Transportation and Infrastructure at 506-453-5634.


SOURCE Government of Canada

For further 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, Ottawa, 613-943-1838; Transport Canada,Media Relations, Ottawa, 613-993-0055; Judy Cole, Communications, NB Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, 506-453-5634