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Gateway Program’s blacktop politics pushed back in New Westminster

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Until recently, the Gateway freeway megaproject looked unstoppable.
Work is continuing on the $3-billion Highway 1 widening, which
includes the replacement for the Port Mann Bridge, slated to be
Canada's widest bridge. Despite legal action by the Burns Bog
Conservation Society, logging for the $2-billion South Fraser
Perimeter Road freeway continues in Surrey and Delta.

But the Gateway Program has ground to a halt in New Westminster due
to citizen activism combined with the provincial budget squeeze. Two
interconnected parts of the Gateway project were planned for New West:

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