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Photo-Essay: Québec's Soon-to-Be-Bypassed Route 133 

Autoroute 35:
"The New England Motorway"


What: New 25-mile (38 kilometer) segment of Québec’s Autoroute 35 now under construction

When: Section between Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Saint-Sébastien due to open this fall.

Why: Will remove as many as 18,600 vehicles per day from Route 133, including more than 2,200 trucks.

Cost: $460 million (in 2010 Canadian dollars)

Time savings: 10-20 minutes in travel between U.S./Canada border and Montréal

Source: Ministère des Transports du Québec

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