first_imgDrivers heading to Peggys Cove will find rugged scenery but smooth pavement once a road-paving project is completed in that area this summer. The Department of Transportation and Public Works has announced a tender for repaving on Route 333 from the intersection of Paddys Head Road for 8.2 kilometres to the community of West Dover. The closing date for the tender is Tuesday, May 30. “Making our tourism routes safer and stronger is a priority for our department and, of course, it’s good for area residents, too,” said Angus MacIsaac, Minister of Transportation and Public Works. “Last year we paved nine kilometres on Route 333 between Redmonds Road and Paddys Head Road. This project picks up where that left off.” The Department of Transportation and Public Works’ highwaysdivision manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in NovaScotia. It maintains 4,100 bridges and operates seven provincialferries. Staff provide services from offices in Bridgewater,Bedford, Truro and Sydney.last_img