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Shuniah Blasting week of September 16th


THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO ---   September 17, 2013 --- This week most of the blasting will be 2km west of the Shuniah Land Fill site on Highway 11 - 17 east of Thunder Bay, Blasting Highway 11 17 Thunder BayOntario.

The Ministry of Transportation is committed to the construction of four-laning Highway 11/17 for 13 km from Highway 527 to west of Mackenzie Station Road.  This project commenced in the fall of 2012 and the projected completion date is fall 2015.

Contract Administration is being performed by TBT Engineering.  Throughout the construction period, the public is advised that there will be drilling and blasting occurring.  The blasting for the week of Sept 15th to Sept 21st, 2013 is currently planned as indicated in the table below.

Please be advised that this plan is preliminary in nature and is provided to give a generic advance warning and location where the blasting is occurring.  Time and locations may vary, sometimes significantly, depending on weather, traffic and equipment.


Blasting Shuniah Highway 11 - 17


*** Remaining toe of slopes/boulders will be blasted throughout the job at various times during the week (small blasts).

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