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Nipissing First Nation timber bridge recognized for design excellence –

Duchesnay Creek Bridge garners Northern Ontario Excellence Award from Wood WORKS!

The new Duchesnay Creek Bridge on Highway 17B at Nipissing First Nation continues to garner accolades.

Representatives from Wood WORKS! Ontario were in North Bay to deliver to the bridge project owners the Northern Ontario Excellence Award for Wood Design on Dec. 2.

Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Anthony Rota presented the award to Chief Scott McLeod and to Matt Curry and Anthony Akomah, representatives from the Ministry of Transportation at the Elders’ Hall at the Union of Ontario Indians.

Wood WORKS! is a national program of the Canadian Wood Council that promotes the use of wood in the construction sector and in the design community. Its wood design award program recognize innovative people and organizations involved in advancing wood on all types of construction.

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