So far, federal Transport Minister Denis Lebel has only said the government is studying all options.
Among the options are a new bridge — with a $1.3-billion price-tag — or a $1.9-billion tunnel.20 billion in trade crosses the busiest bridge in Canada every day, and yes 1.3 billion is a lot of money, but not doing anything like the Conservatives isn't safe and make the city lose more money and jobs. We need to replace the bridge if we don't soon even if the bridge doesn't collapse the economy of Montreal will be in danger of collapsing. This bridge problem get's bigger every day. the longer we try to ignore it or place small band aids on it the more money we lose and the more problems we will face.
"The Champlain Bridge is really a key piece in the economic engine of the greater Montreal area," said Mai.Read more here