Trunk 3 in Lunenburg County is receiving an upgrade. About 5.6 kilometres of the road from Martin’s River Bridgewesterly to Mahone Bay town line will be repaved. “This is another substantial investment in the road network ofthe South Shore,” said Ron Russell, Minister of Transportationand Public Works. “Residents and travellers will benefit fromthese improvements for years to come.” Dexter Construction was awarded the contract, worth $662,000.Work is to be completed by Aug. 31. The Department of Transportation and Public Works highwaysdivision manages more than 23,000 kilometres of roads in NovaScotia. It maintains an inventory of 3,800 bridges and operatesseven provincial ferries. Staff provide services from districtoffices located in Bridgewater, Bedford, Truro and Sydney.