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Site of the future Larry Uteck Interchange.

Site of the future Larry Uteck Interchange.

BLASTING NOTICE for residents in the vicinity of Bedford South Phase 9B from Rockworks:

Dear Residents,

Please be advised commencing on or about 24 August 2009, blasting operations are expected to commence for Bedford South Phase 9B.

Blasting will take place between the hours of 8am and 6pm, Monday through Friday (no weekends or holidays) for a duration of approximately 3 months.

Every precaution will be taken to ensure safety. Seismograph monitoring will be carried out.

Rockworks Limited will be the company responsible for blasting operations.

Contacts for information regarding this matter are:

Primary Contact-Mike Stiles, Stantec, phone: 497-9614.

Additional Contact-Dave McDougall, Rockworks Limited, phone: 497-5331.

The Larry Uteck Interchange is a necessary component for the final phase of Clayton Developments’ Ravines of Bedford South subdivision.

According to Paul Burgess, Infrastructure and Asset Management Engineer for HRM, “if everything goes well, the interchange is scheduled to be opened August 2010.”

The new development, which is a part of the Bedford South Master Plan, will cover 146 acres (59 hectares) to the east of Highway 102.

The interchange area will feature commercial buildings and could include such things as a grocery store, Canadian Tire and restaurants.

The rest of the development will include a mixture of residential dwellings, including single family homes, townhouses and apartment buildings.

Land has also been set aside for parks and open space.

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