Coderre wants part of Ville-Marie Expressway covered by 2017

Richard Bergeron to be in charge of the project


The city of Montreal is going ahead with long-talked about plans to cover the eastern section of the Ville Marie Expressway, from St. Urbain St. to Sanguinet St.

Mayor Denis Coderre says he wants the work completed in time for Montreal's 375th anniversary celebrations in 2017.

The mayor announced that one of his main opponents, outgoing Projet Montreal leader Richard Bergeron, will spearhead the project.

Bergeron had proposed covering the expressway during the election campaign last year.

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  1. George73 posted on 02/21/2014 03:40 PM
    For the love of God why? to make it more aesthetically pleasing? Lets forget about the anniversary that no one other than the politicos care about and spend the money in ensuring that no one gets killed again by falling infrastrure while the province can continue to escape responsibility under the guise of non-fault for car-related "incidents".
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