Ontario is helping connect communities, create jobs and boost economic growth by increasing support for communities to improve roads, bridges, water systems and other local infrastructure.
Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal, made the announcement today in the Town of Picton. The province is investing in critical upgrades to the Picton Water Treatment Plant, including the rehabilitation of filters and improvements to the chlorine system that will improve water quality and safety, while protecting the environment.
Picton is one of 55 communities that will receive support from the province through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) to build and upgrade local infrastructure.
Ontario is making the largest infrastructure investment in hospitals, schools, public transit, roads and bridges in the province’s history. To learn more about what’s happening in your community, go to: Ontario.ca/BuildON.
Here’s a list of projects in the Algoma District
Algoma District Township of Johnson The Township of Johnson will receive up to $625,500 to replace the Black Creek Bridge.
Algoma District Township of Plummer Additional The Township of Plummer Additional will receive up to $346,500 to replace the Jeffery Bridge.
Algoma District Township of Jocelyn The Township of Jocelyn will receive up to $99,000 to install guard rails on 10th Side Road.
Algoma District Township of White River The Township of White River will receive up to $1,737,450 for improvements to the municipal sewage lagoon.
Algoma District Township of Laird The Township of Laird will receive up to $1,080,000 to replace the Lapish Bridge.
Algoma District Township of Prince The Township of Prince will receive up to $411,990 to rehabilitate Prince Lake Road.
Algoma District Township of St. Joseph The Township of St. Joseph will receive up to $474,075 to rehabilitate its sewage pumping and treatment system.