Of the 33 Montérégie infrastructure projects included in Bill 66 tabled Wednesday by the President of the Treasury Board Sonia LeBel, 7 affect the agglomeration of Longueuil.
Bill 66 aims to streamline procedures in order to start more quickly 181 major infrastructure projects across the province, including schools, homes for the elderly, hospitals as well as road and public transport infrastructure. It follows Bill 61 presented by the government of François Legault in June, which had been widely criticized.
Several major projects on the territory of the agglomeration of Longueuil or directly affecting its population should therefore be put on track more quickly, including the widening of Highway 30 between Brossard and Boucherville, for which the call for tenders was was launched Thursday, as well as the structuring public transport projects in the axis of boul. Taschereau and the extension of the yellow metro line. (GM)
Projects affecting the agglomeration