The Canadian Press

2015-04-29 | Ont Winter Roads

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Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk says drivers' complaints that winter road and highway conditions have been getting worse were well founded. Lysyk says the quality of winter road maintece has fallen dramatically since 2009, and in many cases the lowest bidder for those jobs did not have the proper equipment to clear roads after a snowstorm. (The auditor says contractors started using less salt, sand and anti-icing liquids on roads, and patrolled highways less often, after the change in contracts in 2009.)

Date: 2015-04-29
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Ministry staff including their Engineers Express concerns at the contractors who ultimately rewarded performance-based contract did not have sufficient equipment to provide the level of service that would be expected of them the contracts were still awarded When contractors provided assurances that they would be able to do the work as expected this was not the case >>