Happy to have been quoted for this. Mentioned the wedding and my grandparents.
After nine weekends of work, the Lakeshore West bridge project is finally over.
The giant blue cranes are gone.
And that signals relief for both the Lakeshore West line and GO Transit customers – as we say ‘thank you for your patience’ during the historic work.
If you traveled along the train corridor on weekends this fall, you saw the congestion that comes with a mammoth construction project. The vital line was being worked on around the clock as crews put in a total of 40,000 combined work hours to bring new life to several century-old bridges and overpasses, some dating back to the Grand Trunk Railway era.
That Grand Trunk was once considered the largest railway in the world, and was the chief line between Montreal and Toronto.
Work involved restoration of six century-old bridges between Mimico and Exhibition GO, including the Humber River Bridge, which weighs 7,000 tonnes…
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