Foothills cuts millions from cost of road upgrade

Officials with the MD of Foothills were able to shave millions off the cost of fixing a busy road in the Millarville area.

On March 13 Foothills council approved a $1.37 million plan to repair and resurface the Racetrack Road between Black Diamond and the Millarville Racetrack over the next three years.

After an earlier plan to completely rebuild and pave the 11 km road at a cost $6.7 million was revealed in 2011, MD officials went back to the drawing board to find a less expensive option.

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