Montreal overpasses demolished, rebuilt, demolished once more

    The demolition of a brand new overpass on Highway 15 in Verdun was making headlines at several media outlets on Wednesday, but the problem was first flagged by an alert reader who submitted a question to the Montreal Gazette’s Squeaky Wheels column.

    Brossard resident Nadeem Ahmed noticed that two renovated overpasses, and one that was constructed about a year ago, were demolished, and submitted a question to the weekly column on commuting around Montreal. The column quoted a spokesperson for the Signature on the St. Lawrence, who explained that the overpasses in question had to be demolished because they did not fit in with the planned road network around the new Champlain Bridge.

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