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Conlin West project completed

$8-million project includes new bridge, cycling lanes, creek realignment

A major infrastructure project in the northwest area of the city has been completed.

The $8-million Conlin Road West Project included constructing a new bridge, widening the two-lane rural road to a four-lane arterial road with sidewalks, adding cycling lanes and L.E.D. lighting and other corridor improvements.

As well, a portion of the Oshawa Creek was realigned to support the creek’s ecological systems. .

The new work will help support growth in the northwest area of the city, including new residential subdivisions, the university and college campuses, the Highway 407 East Extension and planned commercial developments.

“The growth in Oshawa has simply been amazing, and this capital project ensures our residents have the infrastructure they need,” states Councillor John Aker, chair of the development services committee, in a news release

The Conlin Road West project is part of the city’s 2015 capital works program that identified road works, engineering projects and other infrastructure priorities for 2015, including road rehabilitation, sidewalk construction, watercourse projects and cycling facilities.