Ottawa asked to help pay for George Massey Tunnel replacement

Richmond News

The business case to replace the George Massey Tunnel has been sent to Ottawa to ask for help funding it.

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie, who sits on the Metro Vancouver board, updated Richmond council on this point at Monday’s council meeting.

Currently, the majority of Metro Vancouver board is on board with building an eight-lane immersed tube tunnel, Brodie added; however, he pointed out some First Nations are opposed to the tunnel option.

“Pretty much everyone else is on the same page on that,” Brodie said. …

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