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Environmentalists awaiting Turcot Interchange pedestrian bridge – Montreal
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Environmentalists awaiting Turcot Interchange pedestrian bridge – Montreal

Politicians and environmentalists celebrated the latest addition to the Dalle Park project Saturday afternoon, inaugurating the bande verte multi-purpose trail, which runs parallel to the Saint-Jacques escarpment. Activists say the bande verte is another piece of the Turcot Interchange nature park, but a huge piece of the puzzle is still missing.“In order for the Falaise grand park to actually be a grand park, we need the bridge,” said Lisa Mintz, Sauvons La Falaise founder.The Dalle Park pedestrian and cycling bridge would cross over highway 20, connecting the Sud-Ouest boroughs and NDG.“This Dalle park project will connect four or five neighbourhoods immediately from a natural transit, it would be good for local economies and be good for inter-neighbourhood participation,” said ...