Thursday, June 11, 2009
Montreal's Champlain Bridge To Get $212M In Repairs
From The Montreal Gazette:
MONTREAL - Even as it starts a 10-year, $212-million repair job on the Champlain Bridge, Ottawa will study the idea of building a new bridge and tearing the current structure down.
A new bridge - with a price tag of about $1 billion - could open the door to a light-rail transit system linking Mont-real and Brossard.
Federal Public Works Minister Christian Paradis announced the bridge repair work and the study yesterday.
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