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  • Writer's pictureRhonda Massad

Gantry causes road closures as it crosses Hwy 40 in coming weeks

From May 13 to 30, 2022, traffic disruptions are planned on Highway 40 at Henri-Bourassa Boulevard as part of the construction of the REM elevated structure on the West Island. This operation will involve installing the REM deck over Highway 40. This major crossing will be carried out in several phases to complete the tracks in the Technoparc sector leading to the new Marie-Curie station.

Anticipated impacts and mitigation measures: Sections of Highway 40 and service roads in that sector will be closed, as the REM–Highway 40 crossing progresses.

Complete closure of the following sections:

Phase 1 Highway 40 westbound service road Weekends May 13, from 10 p.m., to May 16, at 5 a.m.

Phase 2 Highway 40 West Overnight,* between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. May 16 to 20

Phase 3 Highway 40 East Overnight,* between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. May 23 to 27

Phase 4 Highway 40 eastbound service road Weekends May 27, from 10 p.m., to May 30, at 5 a.m.

*During overnight closures, traffic lanes will remain open during the day.

For full details (namely regarding detours), click here.

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