Green Technology Used to Repair Highway 10

    McGuinty Government Investing In Infrastructure

    TORONTO, Oct. 2 /CNW/ -


    Five kilometres of Highway 10 between the Town of Flesherton and the
Township of Markdale have been repaired using innovative green technology.
    The process pulls up existing asphalt, treats and reapplies it. This
conserves both aggregate resources and energy.
    The $1.5-million contract was completed by Cox Construction Ltd. of
Guelph. Work also included repairing or replacing culverts. Construction began
in mid-August and was completed this week.


    "Investing in infrastructure and being environmentally responsible are
priorities of the McGuinty government. We are pleased to be using this asphalt
recycling technique to repair Highway 10 in Grey County," said Transportation
Minister Jim Bradley (


    -   Since 2003, the McGuinty government has committed $9-billion in
        highways, roads and bridges and invested $7.4-billion in public

    -   In 2008, Ontario will invest a total of $2-billion to repair and
        expand highways, roads and bridges across the province.


    Read the Ontario government's five-year investment plan in highway
construction for Southern Ontario

    Get up-to-date road condition information
( on major highways in the area. You can
also call the ministry's road information line at 416-235-4686, or toll-free
at 1-800-268-4686.

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For further information:

For further information: Nicole Lippa-Gasparro, Minister's Office, (416)
327-1815; Bob Nichols, Communications Branch, (416) 327-1158

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