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City engineers confirmed on Wednesday that a section of the Gardiner Expressway has deteriorated to a point that if not replaced, it won’t be safe to drive on before the decade is up.

Engineers said the deck on which vehicles drive east of Jarvis is nearing the end of its life. “Significant delays [in repairs] beyond six years will translate into the current deck not being usable,” staff wrote in a note released to politicians on Wednesday.

At city hall, Ford allies laid the blame on the previous administration.

It was neglected

“We are fixing the Gardiner Expressway because it was neglected by the [Miller] administration,” Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong, chairman of the public works and infrastructure committee, thundered during a meeting of the budget committee at city hall.

“They would rather have bike paths down the Gardiner than cars. Let’s call a spade a spade,” added Councillor Doug Ford.

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