Analysis: The trouble with B.C.’s overpasses


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How did highway overpasses become 2023’s most-controversial piece of infrastructure in B.C.? Overpasses. They are just too much trouble. Concrete eyesores that impede the flow of traffic on freeways. Obstacles to heavy trucks that sometimes just happen to be a little too tall or simply pulling some extra weight behind them, like excavators. They are also platforms for protesters, from the alt-right to the control-left and everywhere in between. Angry, attention-seeking folks that come to hang banners, wave flags and chant chants for the cause du jour, in front of thousands of drivers and passengers. Enough! I have a solution....