Final twinning of Highway 43 set to start next month

EDMONTON – The final stretch of twinned and divided highway to Grande Prairie is expected to be complete in 2014, the province announced Tuesday.

It signed a $78-million contract with Petrowest Construction LP to finish the final 20 kilometres of the 432-kilometre four-lane stretch of Highway 43 from Grande Prairie to the junction of Highway 16 west of Edmonton. Sturgeon Lake Council chose the construction company as part of a partnership with the government.

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