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Construction of the Rivière des Prairies railway bridge (RDP2, between Îles Laval and Sainte-Dorothée)

Construction activities
Starting in summer 2020 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., weekdays*
North Shore

Nature of work

The work consists of building a new railway bridge to double the tracks and allow the REM to run above the Rivière des Prairies between Île-Bigras and Sainte-Dorothée, in addition to repairing the existing railway structure.

Construction of the new railway structure will resume in the summer with the continuation of the railway bridge foundation work.

Work sequence and primary anticipated impacts

*The work will take place between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Work before and after this period may be necessary to mobilize and demobilize equipment required for the work, for deliveries and for site clean-up.
The map above shows the construction zones and traffic pattern disruptions that will be set up

Mitigation measures

  • Traffic disruptions:
    • Complete closure of the Chemin du Tour under the railway
    • Local traffic to be maintained in both directions on the section of Chemin du Tour located east of the railway track 
    • Occasional short-term disruptions on Chemin des Rocailles between the park-and-ride lot and Chemin du Tour; flaggers or detours planned 
  • Special attention will be paid to controlling debris and dust caused by the work. Cleaning will be carried out by the work teams, as required

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