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Renzi revives plan for a 'bridge to Sicily'. He said  the bridge would "bring Sicily closer"

Renzi revives plan for a 'bridge to Sicily'. He said the bridge would "bring Sicily closer"

News Sicilia
Italian premier Matteo Renzi on Tuesday revived a controversial idea of a bridge connecting Sicily to mainland Italy, saying it would "take Calabria out of isolation". Renzi said that the creation of a bridge over the Strait of Messina, first proposed by Silvio Berlusconi, could create 100,000 jobs for workers in the region, which suffers from higher than average unemployment. He made the comments at a ceremony marking 110 years of the Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo, saying: "Once the reforms are done, we can go back to planning the future," in a reference to the upcoming referendum, scheduled for December 4th. Among the plans he outlined were improvements to local schools and roads and an upgrade to the country's broadband to turn Italy into a "gigabyte society". But he also ...