City gears up to study HWY 174 widening

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Written by Jon Willing in the Ottawa Sun

Commuters can rejoice after council Wednesday approved a plan to study widening Hwy. 174.

The United Counties of Prescott-Russell will lead the environmental assessment from the Hwy. 417 split eastward, plus 8 km of County Rd. 17 toward Rockland. The city will also oversee the study within its boundaries. The total cost of the study is expected to be $5 million, which the province is providing.

Cumberland Coun. Stephen Blais hopes the study will also look at putting a “proper” interchange at Trim Rd.