Work operations set to resume on February 11, 2019

6 months ago

The municipal administration wishes to inform you that work operations as part of the Sainte-Catherine Ouest project will resume on Monday, February 11, 2019. Phase 1 of the projet will consist of reconstruction work on underground infrastructures beneath Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, between Boulevard Robert-Bourassa and Rue De Bleury.

Work steps

Lot 1 west - Start: February 11, 2019 - End: fall 2019
Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, between Boulvevard Robert-Bourassa and Rue Saint-Alexandre

Lot 1 east - Start: February 11, 2019 - End: summer 2019
Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, between Rue Saint-Alexandre and Rue De Bleury

Work schedule

  • Monday to Saturday, inclusively

  • Two consecutive work shifts, totalling 18 hrs./day

  • Possibility of 24 hrs./24 hrs.

  • Possibility of Sundays and public holidays

Nature of the work

Replacement, rehabilitation and addition of underground sewer infrastructures: sewers, water systems and urban public utilities. For further details, visit the following Web page to view the presentation (in french only) given at the information session on January 22, 2019:

Impacts and mitigation measures

Access: Access to homes, buildings and stores will be maintained at all times. Development of pedestrian corridors and safe walkways for pedestrian traffic. Information and commercial access signage will be installed on site to faclitate pedestrian traffic.

Traffic: Be attentive to the signage and the change in the direction of traffic on certain streets (see the hatched arrows on the diagram below):

Parking: No parking in the work zone and parking restrictions in the vicinity of the work site. Follow the dynamic parking guidance system in the sector (electronic parking signs).

Buses: Service maintained, with possible changes to schedules and routes. STM-INFO (514 786-4636) or

Waste and recycling collections: service maintained
Snow removal on sidewalks and roads: service maintained

In the days to come, the contractor is expected to prepare the work site for the installation of work signage

The municipal administration is well aware of the inconvenience that these work operations may cause and is taking every necessary measure to minimize the impacts. Thank you for your invaluable cooperation.


Stay informed!

Go to the projet page at for regular updates and register now to receive the newsletter and the notice concerning electronic work operations. And remember to confirm your registration by e-mail.

Liaison officer assigned to the project: Louis-Philippe Alie (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Telephone: 514 867-9339. e-mail:


To report a situation at any time, contact 311 and mention that your call concerns work operations carried by the Direction des infrastructures de la Ville de Montréal.

Work operations from February to May 2019