Verdun borough mayor Claude Trudel says the "Milieu humide" art installation on Nuns' Island is being scrapped for security concerns - to the joy of residents and dismay of architects. Photograph by: John Mahoney, The Gazette
From The Montreal Gazette:
$450,000 art project axed Nuns' Island installation's mist turned into fog, limiting drivers' visibility.
A $450,000 public art project at the entrance to Nuns' Island is being scrapped because of "security concerns" said Verdun borough mayor Claude Trudel - to the joy of residents and dismay of architects.
Apparently, the mist emitted from sensors inside the roundabout at one point turned into a thick fog limiting drivers' visibility.
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My Comment: $450,000 in a depressed economy and cut backs in government services .... you got to be kidding.