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Global News Manitoba: No band-aid solutions: Questions remain over permanent fate of Arlington Bridge

November 22, 2023 — 

University of Manitoba civil engineering professor Ahmed Shalaby says the city needs to look at emergency services and traffic flow in and out of downtown, and that the big question that is yet to be decided is whether replacing the bridge outright is more effective than maintaining it.

“In my view, it’s a temporary pause until we have more information,” Shalaby told 680 CJOB’s The Start.

“All of these decisions are going to be based on information and close examination of the bridge itself and what it can handle.

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