More than 45 years after it was built, the Ville-Marie tunnel (A-720 East) will now undergo major renovations along with the neighbouring Viger Tunnel (A-720 West), built in 1986; it's a 10-year project and a total cost of $2 billion.
Those driving an electric vehicle in Quebec will get to continue leaving the change in the cup holder next year as the government is continuing its toll-free program for those who switched or are going to switch from fuel injectors to electric batteries.
Motorists planning to head to downtown Montreal this weekend are advised to avoid Highway 15 North near Nuns' Island and the Ville-Marie Expressway (R-136/A-720) this weekend as major roadwork is planned that will result in road closures.
Montreal metro riders will no longer have to glare at their cell phones displaying no bars or no service while on transit as the STM (Societe de Transport de Montreal) announced Thursday it will have 4G LTE service throughout the trains, tunnels and stations in the city.
Once again, the span of Highway 15 northbound between Nuns' Island and Gaetan-Laberge Blvd. will be closed this weekend, and there will be majore closures in the Sainte-Pierre and Turcot interchanges and on the Honore-Mercier Bridge.
On Saturday, perhaps to celebrate the unseasonably warm weather, cyclists were pedalling along St. Denis St.'s new express bike lane. But not everyone is a fan of the new feature, which took away two lanes of car traffic.
Roadwork is scheduled this weekend as always, and commuters should avoid Highway 20 West after the Turcot Interchange, and expect delays if travelling on Highways 13, 40 and 10 in addition to the Honore-Mercier Bridge.
Those planning on driving on Highway 15 or the Bonaventure Highway near Nuns' Island may want to reconsider as major roadwork is scheduled. Work is also scheduled in the Turcot Interchange and on Highway 40.