It is in the “weird stuff that won’t go away” file-as part of the trinity of the twentieth century approach to things, suburban Delta is home to the huge Port Metro Vancouver proposed expansion onto Class 1 farmland, the building of a mega mall again on Class 1 farmland, and just to round out the trio-a new bridge replacing the handy Massey Tunnel, again taking away farmland for the approaches.
Price Tags has discussed the Massey Bridge at length. There has been some surprise that this bridge is being located again on the sensitive river floodplain, and in an area which has not been identified for increased density by Metro Vancouver.
Three months ago Metro Vancouver mayors rejected the project, because of environmental concerns and fears about the lack of a rigorous assessment process. The Mayor of Delta was the holdout, favouring the 3.5 billion dollar ten lane…
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