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Closure of René-Lévesque Boulevard South starting Tuesday, December 5

As part of the construction of the new Champlain Bridge, Signature on the Saint Lawrence wishes to inform road users of a long-term disruption on L’Île-des-Sœurs.

Starting Tuesday, December 5, 2017 (5 a.m.) René-Lévesque Boulevard South between Champlain Bridge and the Claude-Robutel Roundabout will be completely closed. René-Lévesque Boulevard North still has one lane open pending a temporary lane that will be open during weekday rush hours during the winter of 2018.

Here are our recommended routes for Pointe Sud and Pointe Nord road users on L’Île-des-Sœurs.

For some weeks now, work has been under way to optimize L’Île-des-Sœurs Boulevard, made necessary by the other work in the area. A traffic light will give Pointe Nord road users access to Hwy-15 South and the Champlain Bridge, whereas some access points near the Place du Commerce Roundabout will be expanded to two lanes. Finally, the STM will benefit from a reserved lane.

Here is a map of the improvements to L’Île-des-Sœurs Boulevard, effective Tuesday, December 5 (5 a.m.):

There will be signs indicating the various detours and police officers will be strategically placed to limit the impact on traffic in the area. Drivers are encouraged to check our website and to follow us on Twitter @nouv_champlain for the latest information on the traffic disruptions. You can learn about the main disruptions on the Waze community-based traffic and navigation app as well.

We also strongly urge drivers to check the MTQ website at www.quebec511.info before setting out or to follow the MTQ on Twitter @Qc511_Mtl for information on all disruptions in the Greater Montreal road network. Public transit users can visit the STM or RTL websites to see the impact on their routes and bus stops.

 

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