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    Are they making the highway 40 4 lanes aside or just 3 lanes & renovated?

    I don't get what they're doing.

    But IMO the highway should be 4 lanes aside as in the States they have 4 & 5 lane expressways.

    Anyone know for sure?

    The 40 is getting to be a big pain in the ass to drive on & in some parts very dangerous.

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    The extra weight is for safety. Try to explain to a judge you hit her because you didn't see her... (now, that's not nice... )

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    I agree with all of this

    But does anyone know if they're really making it 4 lanes each side?

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    I would like to see them making that exit to the Decarie a bit wider some day. It is a bit scary to merge at the bottom of the ramp.
    Tell me about it, one time this I was merging to the 40 west from the Decarie on this same ramp & the merge lane automatically puts you in the right lane of the highway.

    & you got cars & trucks coming in at full speed in the middle lane who try to get into the right lane to take the exit further up past the Decarie-40west merge.

    Well this asshole truck started coming up in the middle lane going slow so I sped up to try & get out of the right lane into the middle lane infront of the truck.

    That's when the fuckn' truck started to speed up really fast as I was speeding up & in my right lane there was a truck going really slow.

    So I couldn't get out of the right lane b/c there was that asshole truck right beside me in the middle lane with this slow truck infront of me in the right lane.

    For a minute there was a space for me to get infront of the truck in the middle lane but he started speeding up more & closed that space.

    So I kept going my speed & all of a sudden the asshole truck driver starts pulling into the right lane & he was coming at me forcing me practically into the wall.

    I started honking at him but he didn't give a shit & still kept coming even though I was honking at him.

    So I had to really, really slow down to let the fucker pull infront of me in the right lane, thank God there were no cars behind me or behind me in the middle lane so I pull out behind him into the middle lane.

    & sped up really fast blasted my horn at him as I past him & gave him the finger. The asshole had the nerve to blast his horn at me.
    He was taking the exit further up past the Decarie merge.

    He could've & should've let me out infront of him & then he could've pulled into the right lane.

    That's why the accided a few weeks ago on the 20 east bound happened b/c of asshole truck drivers who think they own the road.

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    Think from the trucker's point of view before blasting him: if he would have left you get in front of him, you would have ended up EXTREMELY close to his front bumber. When you are close to a truck's front bumper, the trucker can barely see your car so, if you happen to hit the break, he will have no choice than run you over because he won't even know you braked and will not have time to react. That trucker might have saved your life man! It's the same if you are staying beside him, he can't see you! In traffic, when there's trucks around, the safest place is ALWAYS behind them. What would you have gained by being in front of him beside being there? Maybe a fraction of a second?
    Plus, we have to think about courtesy: imagine changing lanes when you are over 50' long in traffic... Sometimes the only option is to put the turn signal and start moving or nobody will give you a chance to go.
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    Does anyone know if they're making the highway 40 4 lanes each side?

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    I guess nobody knows or nobody cares.

    Oh well.

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    Please call an sp to bring you back in the right lane.
    So boring!

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    Please call an sp to bring you back in the right lane.
    So boring!
    How is this boring?

    All I want to know is if anyone knows if the highway 40 will have 4 lanes aside.

    I think that it would solve a great deal of traffic problems.

    & make it much easier for SP's to arrive to clients homes w/o difficulty.

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    Drove past 40 last weekend and I think it will be 3 lanes. The lanes are pretty narrow right now and they have to make space for a left and right shoulder.

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