The provincial government is earmarking $670 million for bridge restoration and construction over the next five years.
Among the projects is $107.3 million for restoration of the Reversing Falls Bridge in Saint John, the famed Hartland Covered Bridge and the Nashwaak Bridge No. 2 in Fredericton.
Bridge replacements will cost $181.6 million — among those is the Kennebacasis River Bridge No. 6.
— Government of NB (@Gov_NB) January 10, 2018
There will also be $34.3 million spent on larger culverts.
The government estimates this will contribute $500 million in GDP between now and 2022 and support 1,600 jobs annually.