$2.6M road project abandoned to protect frog, now Quebec advocates want damage undone

In Longueuil, Que., there are all the makings of a road, from street lights to manholes, slicing through a thriving wetland.

But now heavy machinery sits idle nearby, black earth encrusted in metal treads, as snow collects on the frozen, 300-metre strip of clearcut land that's lined with slim, willowy reeds, dried and rustling in the late-fall wind.

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