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Demolition and reconstruction of the new Jean-Talon Bridge

Road  | Major
From May 2020
Centre and Airport

Nature of work

From May 11th 2020, work will resume on the existing Jean-Talon Bridge in order to completely demolish and rebuild the bridge, due to its extremely poor condition. Work will be performed in phases over a two-year period, in order to maintain one lane always opened to traffic in both directions on the bridge, as well as pedestrian traffic.
 

Anticipated work sequence (dates subject to change)

Schedule*

  Work

July 17 11 P.M. to July 19 5 A.M.

Complete closure of the Jean-Talon bridge between De Dieppe Avenue and Aberdare road for the demolition of the northern bridge deck

Demolition work includes:

  • Sawing of the northern bridge deck
  • Demolition of the northern bridge deck, with three power shovels work on both sides of the bridge and on the rails
  • Cleaning of demolition debris - Materials will be transported by trucks for the coming week

July 2020 - 2021

Reconstruction of the northern bridge deck

  • Excavation and demolition of approaches, abutments and bridge walls
  • Pouring concrete foundation piles and pierheads

*Work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Work before and after this time period will be necessary to mobilize and demobilize all elements required to carry out the work and to clean up the site.

Impacts and mitigation measures:

This work will generate high noise levels that may exceed usual recommended standards, despite the mitigation measures that will be implemented:

  • Implementation of noise mitigation measures such as the noise wall, acoustical barriers around noisy equipment such as generators, white-noise alarms on vehicles, etc.
  • A program to monitor and supervise noise, air quality and vibration throughout the work
  • Truck drivers will be made aware that the work is being performed in a residential area.

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