In the car with the minister of Transport

News 12 December, 2017
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    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 13:53

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    While Montreal now receives its first storm of the season, TVA Nouvelles has criss-crossed the streets of the metropolis with the new minister of Transport, sustainable Mobility and the Electrification of transport to see how do the motorists with the snow and many road works.

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    Our reporter has surveyed the arteries the more problematic of the city in the company of André Fortin, who replaced Laurent Lessard on 11 October last.

    Among them, the Ville-Marie tunnel in which certain types of access have been closed since yesterday and will remain so until 2019, as well as the Turcot interchange.

    The minister acknowledges that these sites are not facilitate the life of motorists.

    “This is not the movement to which one is accustomed, admits André Fortin. The traditional GPS are not always reliable at this time, so it is important to pay attention to the signs. There are also, for the first few days, police officers who are present.”

    About the huge construction site of the Turcot interchange, André Fortin states that everything is running as expected up to now.

    “The construction is progressing very well. It has about 60% of the site completed. It is progressing according to the timetable that had been envisaged initially.”