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Highway 720 in Montreal – Closure of the westbound Ville-Marie tunnel during the weekend of March 6

MONTREAL, March 3, 2020 - The Ministry of Transport informs road users that that the westbound Ville-Marie tunnel will be closed during the weekend of March 6. This closure is required to execute repair work to the road surface.

Traffic Management - Ville-Marie Tunnel – Weekend of March 6

  • Complete closure of westbound highway 720 between exit no. 5 -
    A-10, R-112, Robert-Bourassa Boulevard, Samuel-De Champlain Bridge, Victoria Bridge and the road entry from Lucien-L'Allier Street, from Friday, 23:59 p.m. to Monday, 5 a.m.

 The tunnel entry from Viger Avenue East and Saint-Antoine Street East will close at 11 p.m.

 


Closure of Jean-Yves Street 

POSTPONED to March 6 from 9 am to 3 pm


Roadwork requiring the complete closure of Jean-Yves Street will be carried out for the REM from 9 am to 3 pm on Friday, March 6.

Motorists are asked to follow the detour route posted on site to bypass the work area (detour via the RIOCAN shopping center).

Thank you for your patience and understanding.



A Bird's eyeview of construction projects in the works
SUMMER 2019

The following is a description of the major projects your city has scheduled for completion this coming summer.

ROAD WORK

1. ANNUAL REPAVING PROGRAM

Nature of the work: Reconstruction of street curbs, foundation and paving

Targeted locations:

  • Argyle St. (Between Cherry-Lane and Kirkland limit)
  • Berne St. (between Brunswick Boulevard and service road A40 W)
  • Hymus Boulevard, Phase II (between André-Brunet and Kirkland limit)
  • Château-Kirkland St. (between Jacques-Chan and Houde)
  • Rougemont St.
  • Marcel-Meloche St.

 

Duration of the works: mid-May to mid-October

Estimated cost: $7 million


Access to the driveway will be restricted for a few days to allow the concrete curb to harden. Residents who intend to carry out landscaping projects, outdoor painting, window cleaning or have their driveway repaved this summer should postpone until work on their street is complete.

 


PARKS AND GREEN SPACES

 

2. WALKWAYS / BICYCLE PATH

Nature of the work: Rehabilitation of portions of the bicycle path
Targeted locations
: Hydro-Quebec servitude
Duration of the works
: July to September
Estimated cost
: $100 000

 

3. PLAYGROUND

Nature of the work: Rejuvenation of playground area and installation of cedar fiber
Targeted location
: Kirkland Park
Duration of the works:
September
Estimated cost:
$200 000

 

4. PARK CHALET

Nature of the work: Installation of a wheelchair access ramp for persons with reduced mobility
Targeted location
: Ecclestone Chalet
Duration of the works
: Summer 2019
Estimated cost
: $175 000

 

5. UNIVERSAL PLAYGROUND AND SPLASH PAD

Nature of the work: Construction of a universal playground and splash pad
Targeted location
: Meades Park
Estimated timeline
: May to September
Estimated cost
: $1.2 million

* The park will only be accessible during the period of Day Camps.

6. PARK LIGHTING

Nature of the work: Rehabilitation of the lighting system
Targeted location
: Holleuffer Park (Baseball field and parking lot)
Estimated timeline
: July to September
Estimated cost
: $375 000

 

7. BICYCLE PATH

Nature of the work: Construction of a bicycle path to be carried out by the City of Montreal
Targeted locations
: Hydro-Québec servitude, between Timberlea-Trail and l’Anse-à-l’Orme
Estimated timeline
: Summer/Fall 2019

For more information on the projects scheduled this summer, call the Engineering Department during opening hours at 514 694-4100.