Richmond council urges the province to act on Massey Tunnel

Richmond News

Richmond council agreed unanimously at Monday’s council meeting to send a letter to Premier John Horgan and the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, to press for action on the George Massey Tunnel issue.

The letter will request a direction, communication and consultation process with municipalities regarding the issue. …

Mayor Malcolm Brodie told the Richmond News that the technical review is expected to be completed and released by the end of the year.

“I hope we can have the results of the review very shortly,” said Brodie.

“But in case there is more delay, the letter is letting the province know, first of all, we want to be involved in the process, we want to know what the review is going to say, and we want to be consulted.

“Secondly, there is an additional item added to the letter to reiterate that we, as council, think the best option is to upgrade the existing tunnel and to twin the tunnel.” …

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