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Transportation

International Bridge takes its toll

By IAN ROSS If Sault Ste. Marie’s multi-modal transportation concept ever becomes reality, International Bridge general manager Phil Becker would be all for it.

Improving traffic flow along the Hwy. 11-17 corridor

By IAN ROSS The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is dusting off a 50-year-old plan to improve traffic flow through North Bay, and hopefully ease some development frustrations, with a new Highway 11/17 bypass.

Business soaring for Gateway Helicopters

By NICK STEWART While the sky seems to be the limit for mining exploration activity, the same could be said for North Bay’s Gateway Helicopters. In 2004, Gateway employed 25 people and purchased 10 helicopters.

Business soaring at Timmins Airport

By Nick Stewart Activity at the Timmins Airport is soaring with flight numbers tripling; construction projects underway and passenger numbers increasing. “In the past, we had about 35 to 37 flights a day,” says Ivan Perrault operations manager.

Municipal airports in crisis

Located in small town Northern Ontario, it may be found on a lonely concession road or a major highway.

Improving traffic flow along the Hwy. 11-17 corridor

By IAN ROSS The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is dusting off a 50-year-old plan to improve traffic flow through North Bay, and hopefully ease some development frustrations, with a new Highway 11/17 bypass.

NAC Air’s new digs brings fleet and staff expansions

By Nick Stewart The construction of a three-story hangar complex at the Thunder Bay International Airport is nearly complete, signaling a new age and a new home for First Nations-owned NAC Air.

Validating X-border security systems

By IAN ROSS With about $1 billion in trade flowing daily across the Canada-U.S. border and increasing American concerns over security, border congestion is causing an increasing problem for shippers with just-in-time goods.

Intermodal begins in SSM

By IAN ROSS Intermodal shipping is taking its first fledgling steps in Sault Ste. Marie with a new 60,000-square-foot terminal in the city’s west end. The $3 million Sault Intermodal Inc.

$120 million exapansion project slated for Hwy 11

Nearly $120 million is set to be invested by the Ontario government across two expansion projects of Highway 11, south of North Bay, according to an announcement on August 24.