The town of Kapuskasing is taking another stab at the province’s connecting link program. Public works general manager Eric Cote says they are applying for a grant for the 2024-2025 year to fix up a two kilometre stretch of highway from Riverside Drive to Bonnieview Road.
“And the reason for that is that it’s one of the oldest highway sections we have in town obviously one of the more damaged sections,” he said. “So we are going to be focusing on that hoping to get that money and that project going in the 2024 summer.”
The total cost of the project is more than $3.2 million with the connecting link covering about 90 per cent of the cost. It would consist of minor repairs to frost heaved areas following by resurfacing.
The town was denied money from the same program for this year to finish up the east portion of Government Road from Caron Street at Walmart to Clear Lake Road intersection.