SWAN RIVER, MAN. – The Manitoba government and the Town of Swan River are joining forces to resurface Main Street (PTH 83A), Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced recently.
“Main Street between the CN rail crossing and Centennial Drive needed improvements to the underground storm sewer system, which the town completed in 2020, and now the highway needs to be resurfaced with new asphalt pavement,” said Schuler in a press release. “Our government has committed to working with municipalities across the province to build and maintain sustainable infrastructure and we are pleased to work with the town of Swan River to improve the highway’s accessibility and safety on this section of PTH 83A.”
Officials stated the partnership on the project will create operational efficiencies, cost savings and minimize impact to the citizens of Swan River. Work the project is currently underway and is expected to be complete by the end of the summer construction season.
“The partnership agreement between the town and province to see the Main Street West Project to its final end is a testament to the commitment of our leaders, provincial and municipal, to ensure taxpayers dollars are spent appropriately and efficiently,” said Swan River Mayor Lance Jacobson.