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Province looking at Niagara highways


Fort Erie's mayor welcoming news the Province is considering building on Niagara highways.

A letter from Transportation Minister Bob Chiarelli to a provincial study group reveals the government is considering building a highway link between the 406 and Fort Erie.

The raod would run along Netherby and connect the QEW to Highway 140.

Doug Martin says it's a first step towards building a Mid Peninsula Highway, which is something they've been calling for for years.

The province is aslo considering widening the QEW to eight lanes from Hamilton to St. Catharines.

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