May 24, 1956 (22nd Parliament, 3rd Session)


Mr. Dufresne

Progressive Conservative

1. What was the cost of construction of the wharf at Macamic, township of Chapleau, at the mouth of the Lois river and lake Macamic, in 1949 or 1950?
2. What was the cost of (a) materials; (b) labour In connection with such work?
3. Since the construction of this wharf, what additional work has been done, on what dates and in what amounts?
Answer by: Mr. Bourgel, Parliamentary
Assistant, for the Minister of Public Works:
1. Cost of construction of wharf completed December, 1948-$2,957.35.
2. (a) materials-$1,879.10; (b) labour-

3. In 1949, from October 7 to November 10, the upper part of the headblock was rebuilt to compensate for settlement, which had been anticipated when the structure was built, due to difficult soil condition. Stone ballast was replaced in the structure and the approach graded, at a total cost of $2,291.87.
In 1954, from June 21 to August 3, the site adjacent to the wharf was cleaned, and a 12 by 32 foot widening built to the cribwork, at a total cost of $2,790.77.
In 1955, from August 19 to September 13, minor repairs were carried out to the flooring system of the wharf, to the gravel approach and to the structure in general, at a total expenditure of $1,478.74.

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