1. What are the termini of the trans-Canada highway in Prince Edward Island?
2. What is the mileage between these two points?
3. How many miles have already been paved?
4. When is it expected that the pavement will be completed?
Answer by: Mr. Hodgson, Parliamentary Assistant, for the Minister of Public Works:
1. Wood Island ferry, the terminal of the Prince Edward Island-Nova Scotia ferry and the town of Borden, the Prince Edward Island terminal of the ferry system to Cape Tormen-tine, N.B.
2. 73.08 miles. Of this mileage 1.25 miles through the city of Charlottetown has not been incorporated in the trans-Canada highway.
3. Contracts covering 69.79 miles of paving have been awarded to date, of which 67.35 miles have been completed.
4. It is expected that all paving, with the possible exception of the approaches to the Hillsborough bridge will be completed in 1958.
Topic: ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS
Subtopic: TRANS-CANADA HIGHWAY, P.E.I.