Aerotec Extension plans unveiled
WELLINGTON: Kelly and Kevin Murphy moved to the Oaken Hills subdivision in Wellington for the enjoyment of its peaceful, quaint lifestyle, and wildlife surrounding.
Now the couple are faced with having a highway—or connector road as it was labelled by Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (DOTIR)—as their backyard.
The two were among more than 200 people on hand at a community meeting at the Wellington Fire Hall on Sept. 22.
The meeting—arranged by Liberal MLA Bill Horne—was being held to inform residents of the Fall River and Wellington/Grand Lake area about the proposed Aerotech Extension connector onto Highway 2 in Wellington. Officials estimated it will likely be four to six years before any road is finished.
“If I had known this was going in, I would never have built here,” said Kevin Murphy.
The two are newly minted home owners in Oaken Hills on...