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Lebel Says Canada to Build Bridge Over St. Lawrence in Montreal

October 05, 2011

Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Canadian Transport Minister Denis Lebel said his government plans to build a new bridge across the St. Lawrence river in Montreal, starting with studies and discussions with regional mayors and the Quebec provincial government.

Lebel, in a statement posted on his website, said the government will look at a partnership with private companies, as well as tolls to finance construction.

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