THUNDER BAY, ON ------ July 14, 2013 ---- Pre-blast schedule week of July 14 – July 20, 2013 All the blasting next week will be limited to smaller shots as the contractor goes through the contract to break down the oversize boulders and toe (rock knobs) in the ditches.
Throughout the construction period, the public is advised that there will be drilling and blasting occurring. The blasting for the week of July 14th to July 20th, 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.
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
The blasting for the week of July 14th to July 20th, 2013 is currently planned as indicated in the table below.