TRANSPORTATION/PUBLIC WORKS–Road Improvements for CumberlandCounty The province is building better roads in Cumberland County. A tender call has been announced to repave three sections ofroadway totaling about 9.2 kilometres. “We are continuing to invest in better roads for Nova Scotians,”said Ron Russell, Minister of Transportation and Public Works.”We are upgrading important sections of road in this county, andnow we are planning to work on other important sections ofhighway.” The tender covers Route 321, from Oxford town line south toWyvern Road, about 5.1 kilometres; Route 301, from CarringtonRoad east to Trunk 6, about 3.4 kilometres; and Route 307, fromTrunk 6 to Quarry Hill Road, about 0.7 kilometres. The tender closes Wednesday, July 7 and work is expected to becompleted by Aug. 31. This announcement follows a $1.4-million commitment to repavepart of Route 209 and plans to repave part of Trunk 6 inCumberland County. The Department of Transportation and Public Works highwaysdivision manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in NovaScotia. It maintains an inventory of 4,100 bridges and operatesseven provincial ferries. Staff provide services from districtoffices in Bridgewater, Bedford, Truro and Sydney.