Two major road closures planned for downtown Montreal
WATCH ABOVE: Montrealers will have to find alternate routes to get downtown as a whole new round of street closures are set to begin.
MONTREAL – It seems the construction blitz isn’t quite over.
Guy Street between Sainte-Catherine Street Ouest and de Maisonneuve Street will be closed beginning next Thursday, Aug. 20.
The city said a contractor doing sewer work noticed a concrete block that wasn’t in the blueprints.
“We’re talking about underground infrastructure at the Montreal city centre core that is over 130 years old,” said Lionel Perez, a Montreal city councillor.
“So, obviously the plans that we have that are 40-years-old don’t reflect necessarily the reality.”
The Green Avenue entrance to the eastbound Ville-Marie will be closed indefinitely beginning August 20 and Selby Street will be permanently closed.
More closures are planned on the Ville-Marie in the coming months.
Transport Québec said it will provide written notice to all residents who are directly affected.
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