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The demolition of a section of the Bonaventure Expressway has led to more road closures over the weekend.
Some NDG residents are unhappy with recent roadwork, saying the borough waited too long to warnm them a one-way street was being temporarily allowing traffic in both directions.
Exit 2 of the Bonaventure Expressway towards Pierre-Dupuy Ave. will be closed on the weekend of Aug. 26 and 27 as repairs are conducted on the exit’s pavement.
The planned route for the Caisse de Depot's light rail system for Montreal and suburbs will require the expropriation of up to 30 homes.
Veteran politician Laurent Lessard will replace Jacques Daoust as transport minister, while Luc Blanchette will take over Lessard's duties as minister of forests, wildlife and parks.
Major roadwork will continue on Montreal's highways and bridges this autumn, but Transport Quebec is giving more money to public transit in an effort to ease congestion.
Work is being done to the infrastructure along Rolland and Stephens Sts. between Monteith and Beurling Sts. – but has stopped for the construction holiday and the site has been left in a mess.
One lane of the Jacques Cartier Bridge will be closed for the next two weeks, while coming into Montreal via the Bonaventure Expressway will be difficult for the rest of the month.
The span should be fully open to traffic by Aug. 21
Commuters looking to get on or off the island via the Jacques Cartier Bridge have found themselves trafficking in frustration as three different construction projects have caused major delays.
Cherrier St. westbound will be permanently closed to motorists at Sherbrooke St. next month for safety reasons.
Tearing the overpasses down cost tax payers more than $5 million -- and the structures were only three years old.
Work on the Bonaventure Expressway means one lane will be closed for the next six months.
In the meantime, crews will also be repaving Pierre Dupuy Ave. and Mill Rd. (Chemin Des Moulins).
The Decarie Expressway will be mostly closed again this weekend as crews continue to demolish the St. Jacques St. Bridge.
"Operation Orange" focuses on drivers who speed through the province's many highway construction zones.
Quebec is installing new photo radar and red light cameras at 15 locations throughout the province.
The demolition of the St. Jacques Bridge is a noisy piece of work that is disturbing many people who live near the Turcot Interchange.
At Montreal's main fire station crews are keeping a constant eye on traffic and planning alternate routes to avoid road closures.
For this weekend and next, every lane of the Decarie Expressway, along with multiple other ramps in the Turcot Interchange, will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday.
The demolition will be complete by September, and crews will need an additional two months to build a new street level ramp to and from the elevated, federally-maintained Expressway.
With work on the Guy St. Exit from the Ville Marie Expressway complete, Transport Quebec is now ready to close the Atwater Exit.
Drivers are now legally obliged to steer clear of bicycles when passing.
The final phase of the demolition of the elevated section of the Bonaventure Expressway is now underway.
Work planned for the Turcot Interchange this weekend will result in several lane closures on Canada Day weekend.
Drivers will not be able to use the Bonaventure Expressway to get into town on the Canada Day long weekend.
They say their quality of life has diminished, especially in the past year, and feel that no one with authority is listening to their complaints.
From 10 p.m. Friday June 24 until 5 a.m. Monday June 27, only two lanes will be open in each direction.
A decade after it was first announced, work on the federal portion of the Mercier Bridge is coming to an end.
The westbound lanes will be closed at Exit 63, and all traffic will be forced off the highway onto the ramp heading toward the Mercier Bridge.
The demolition of the St. Jacques St. bridge over the Decarie Expressway is finally going to begin, four years after it was first announced and more than three years after it was supposed to take place.
On Monday June 20, sections of Sherbrooke St., Doctor Penfield Ave., and McTavish St. will be closed to traffic.
Highway 520 is getting a makeover this summer, meaning detours for nighttime motorists.
Parts of the Turcot Interchange will be closed, as will a section of Highway 30 in Boucherville.
Quebec's largest pension fund manager, La Caisse de depot et placement, and a provincial investment agency recently provided $12.8 million to support the deployment.
The West Island got its first look at a proposed electric train line that will link the area to the airport, South Shore, Deux-Montagnes and the downtown core on Thursday night.
The group Destination Centre-Ville is calling on the city and the province to speed up road repairs by having work continue later into the night.
One more summer of closures as crews replace the bridge deck, with only one lane open in each direction from June unil August.
Just in case you thought there were not enough roads closed in Montreal, a heavily-used highway exit is now closed.
A number of roads, ramps and bridges will be closed this weekend because of road construction and the annual Tour de L’ile.
The STM confirms that of the 220 bus routes, about 140 are affected by construction.