Connecting Links

Through the Connecting Links program, Ontario helps municipalities repair designated municipal roadways and bridges that connect two ends of a provincial highway through a community or to a border crossing.

For 2022-23, the Ontario government is providing $30 million to support Connecting Link projects across the province.

The Connecting Links program funding covers up to 90 per cent of eligible project costs, to a maximum of $3 million for road projects and $5 million for bridge projects. Funding is provided for the design, construction, renewal, rehabilitation and replacement of connecting link infrastructure.

The application period for the 2022-23 Connecting Links Program is now open.

Additional Information:

The Connecting Links Program Guide can be found at:$File/5083E_guide.pdf 

Connecting Link Applications

New to the 2022-23 program year, connecting link applications will be received through the Transfer Payment Ontario portal. Transfer Payment Ontario (TPON) is a web-based funding management system that provides transfer payment applicants and recipients with a self-service portal to apply for funding.

You can use Transfer Payment Ontario to:

  • register, complete, and submit connecting link applications for funding.
  • find information about other funding opportunities available to your municipality.
  • check the status of your active submissions.

To access the TPON portal follow the steps listed at:

This site is best viewed using the Google Chrome browser

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