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.
Montreal road construction projects will see Highway 20 between the Saint-Pierre and Turcot Interchanges, Bonaventure Highway (A-10) and Highway 15 from Nuns' Island and the Turcot more than frustrating to navigate, and it is wise to avoid them.
The FTQ-Construction and the Steelworkers union are calling for rapid intervention from Minister of Labour Jean Boulet to better protect workers on Quebec's road construction sites, the day after another CNESST report on the death of a road construction flagger.