Revisiting Massey Bridge Issues A Year Later

Price Tags

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Work continues at the  Massey Tunnel where millions of dollars of preload and preconstruction work is progressing  for the Massey Bridge, built on the banks of the sensitive Fraser River on the most arable farmland in Canada. The bridge price is projected to balloon from 3.5 billion dollars to over 12 billion dollars with  carrying financial costs as noted in documents leaked just before the Provincial election. Lately Price Tags has reported that the rookie MLA from Delta is now saying that a tunnel can’t be twinned because of the impacts of disturbing the river bed. This seems to be an odd comment when the Port of Vancouver is annually dredging tonnes of sand and silt from the riverbed to allow for the navigation of ships upriver.

It is interesting to take a look back to an article written in the North Delta Reporter by Jeff Nagel exactly one year…

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