News City council looking into the cost of fixing the Connecting Link SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Thursday, Mar. 19th, 2015 Timmins city council is looking into spending almost $400K on a Connecting Link study. Highway 101 is in constant disrepair, and council is looking for the best way to fix it. Mayor Steve Black says the Wynne government acknowledged they made a mistake when they pulled funding for the Connecting Link. He says his office has been in talks with the province, on how much work they anticipate seeing. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Black-Connecting-Link-1.mp3 Black says the next step is to award the contract at Monday’s council meeting. They will get a recommendation from engineering for who will carry out the preliminary design. //www.mytimminsnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Black-Connecting-Link-2.mp3 The project could cost up to $70M by the time it’s all done. Council will vote on who to give the preliminary design work to at next week’s city council meeting.