Thursday, July 24, 2008

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Government of Canada and City of Hamilton to officially open Ferguson Avenue Bridge

HAMILTON, ON – July 24, 2008 – Officials from the City of Hamilton and the Government of Canada will officially open the new Ferguson Avenue Bridge tomorrow. The event marks the completion of this construction project that will enhance local vehicular, cyclist and pedestrian access across the Canadian National Railway tracks from Barton Street East to Simcoe Street East. The road and bridge will also open to traffic following the event.

WHAT: Official opening of the Ferguson Avenue Bridge

            Photo Opportunity: Hamilton's green fleet of vehicles will be the first to cross the new bridge

WHEN: Friday, July 25th, 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Ferguson Avenue Bridge (Barton St. and Ferguson Ave. entrance)

WHO: David Sweet, MP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale
Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of Hamilton

Gerry Davis, Senior Director of Capital Planning & Implementation, Public Works Department

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