Money confirmed to finish 410
On Monday, the Minister responsible for the Estrie region, Dr. Réjean Hébert, along with Sherbrooke deputy Serge Cardin, confirmed the funding for the extension of the autoroute 410 south of Sherbrooke. The two
Parti Québecois deputies made the announcement on behalf of Minister Sylvain Gaudreault, who is the Minister of Transport and the Minister of Municipal Affairs, the Regions and the Occupation of Territory.
“This project remains a priority for my government, thus, I am happy to inform you that phase 2 of the project has been registered into the Plan Québecois des infrastructures,” said Minister Hébert. “The transport department can now proceed with the planning of the project, which foresees the construction of a section between route 108/143 in Lennoxville to the eastern sector, in front of the experimental farm of Agriculture Canada.”
“I would also like to take the opportunity, this morning, to mention that the extension work of autoroute 410, going from University Boulevard to the route 108/143 in Lennoxville, will take place and that phase 1 of the work will be finished in 2015,” added Dr. Hébert.
Sherbrooke MNA, Serge Cardin, reiterated the importance of the extension project of the 410 for regional economic development. “This extension will not only resolve the flow problems related to the traffic of people and merchandise, but will also connect Sherbrooke’s two universities. This will ultimately stimulate the development of our communities,” said Mr. Cardin.
The press conference announcing the funding was held at the Mariannhill Missionary Centre.
Minister Réjean Hébert and MNA Serge Cardin announced the funding for the autoroute 410 extension on Monday.