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Peace River bridge twinning gets provincial funding boost

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The province has splashed out $56 million for continued work on the Peace River Bridge twinning project.

The project, which kicked off in 2017, sees a second bridge constructed next to the original one, which when the project is completed, which will solely be used for westbound traffic.

Work also includes an underslung pedestrian bridge, as well as road construction in the area. According to Alberta Transportation, more than 17,000 vehicles used the existing bridge a day, including heavy industry and agriculture traffic.

Construction is expected to be finished up in 2020, with a final price tag of around $160 million.

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