Paving Project Scheduled for Colchester County

first_imgDrivers in the Bible Hill area will soon be travelling on smoother, stronger pavement thanks to a road-paving tender announced by the Department of Transportation and Public Works. The tender is for repaving on nine streets in Bible Hill and Colchester County for a total distance of 6.8 kilometres. The streets are Rhyland Drive, Maple Boulevard, Scenic Drive, and Hillcrest Avenue in Bible Hill, as well as Evergreen Drive, East Prince Street, Spruce Drive, Hill Street, and William Street in Colchester County. “These roads are important to local residents and it’s important that we bring them back to top shape,” said Angus MacIsaac, Minister of Transportation and Public Works. “The province is investing $177-million in road paving this year.” The Department of Transportation and Public Works’ highways division manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in Nova Scotia. It maintains 4,100 bridges and operates seven provincial ferries. Staff provide services from district offices in Bridgewater, Bedford, Truro, and Sydney.last_img read more

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Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung is pushing back this week’s planned public launch of its highly anticipated folding phone after reports that reviewers’ phones were breaking.The company had been planning to release the Galaxy Fold on Friday. Instead, it says it will to run more tests and announce a new launch date in the coming weeks.Several journalists reported issues with the phones last week while testing review copies. Some said the phone’s inside screens stopped working. Others removed an outer plastic layer that was meant to stay on and which protected the screen from scratches.Samsung says there could be issues when pressure is put on the hinges that open and close the phone. It plans to find ways to better protect the screens.The Galaxy Fold has a $2,000 price tag.The Associated Press read more

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