Even in today’s world, $1.42 billion can buy a lot, except when it comes to transportation.
For example, expanding Edmonton’s LRT system to St. Albert would cost approximately $100 million per kilometre of track. Roads stretch construction dollars further, but not by much. The price tag for completing the 21-kilometre northwest leg of Anthony Henday Drive– from Yellowhead Trail to Manning Drive– cost an estimated $1.42 billion.
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