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City widening Molson Street to cut traffic congestion

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The city plans to spend $7.4-million to widen part of Molson Street to help reduce traffic congestion.

This afternoon, officials announced the funds will be included in the 2013 budget and two lanes will be added on Molson Street between Munroe Avenue and just north of Concordia Avenue.

Mayor Sam Katz said there have been hundreds of new homes built in the area, and turning left from Molson Street to Concordia Avenue currently causes traffic delays.

The move is also expected to improve travel for ambulance patients en route to Concordia Hospital.

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