COOL VIDEO: Drone footage of the Confederation Line

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The City of Ottawa has released a drone video of the Confederation Line to show construction progress as of June 2018.

The line is supposed to open in November this year, less than four months away, but that may be up in the air, according to CBC Ottawa:

“It’s day-by-day, week-by-week,” John Manconi (general manager of OC Transpo) said Tuesday morning, following his monthly update on the LRT to the city’s finance and economic development committee.

“As we progress through the summer months we’ll have a better idea.”

Manconi said he’s growing more comfortable by the day that Rideau Transit Group (RTG) — the consortium building the 12.5-kilometre Confederation Line — will make its target date. But he wasn’t promising anything.

“I know everyone would like me to say it’s guaranteed we’re going to hit Nov. 2, I can’t do that,” Manconi told reporters. “I remind everybody on the city side and RTG knows that safety trumps everything.”

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