Construction on Rue Grand Trunk: Status and impacts

Last updated December 20, 2022
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Work is ongoing on Rue Grand Trunk, in Le Sud-Ouest. Find out what’s new with the project and measures being taken by the city to minimize impacts on your getting around.

News from the work site

Read the latest news on the project and what the City is doing to mitigate its impact.

Work in progress

Work resumes - Rue Grand Trunk, between Rue D’Argenson and Square Tansey - Starting from the week of October 16, 2023, to spring 2024:

Starting from the week of October 16, 2023, work will resume on Rue Grand Trunk. Following analyses, corrective work is required.

Please note that the section will be temporarily asphalted by the end of 2023.

A winter break will follow, and the final layer will be applied in spring 2024.

Getting around during the project

  • To carry out this work, partial and complete street closures will be needed at different times during the project. For more information about each phase of the work, read the Notices to residents at the bottom of the page.
  • Access to residences, businesses and municipal buildings will be maintained at all times. The people in charge of the work will collaborate closely with merchants and institutions to minimize unforeseen blockages of their buildings and impacts on their daily activities.
  • Cyclists should avoid taking Rue Grand Trunk throughout the project and will be invited to use other alternative routes, such as Rue Centre and Rue De Condé.

Mitigation measures


Mitigation measures are put in place to improve mobility in the area, including:

  • Local traffic routes;
  • Suggested detours for road users;
  • Pedestrian corridors.

The work will be planned in such a way as to reduce obstructions to traffic in the area. At each stage of the work, a traffic plan will be designed by a team of traffic management specialists in collaboration with Le Sud-Ouest. The traffic concepts will be communicated to local residents as well as drivers, cyclists, pedestrians and emergency services, to maintain the maximum possible mobility in the area.

For more information on project progress and possible impacts on your movements, check out the Info-Travaux map.

Noise pollution

Construction work likely to make noise will be restricted to a limited schedule between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on weekdays. In compliance with municipal regulations and to maintain the project timetable, it might happen that work continues on the weekend.


Excavations required for this project will generate vibrations that might be felt by residents close to the project. A firm of independent experts will be mandated to carry out surveys (especially photographic) of buildings neighbouring the site. These inspections are to document the condition of these properties before and after the work. In the unlikely event that damage is identified, an expert report could help to determine whether it is due to vibration caused by the construction. Properties subject to this procedure will be contacted by the city.

Work in Progress Notices

View the most recent notices to residents.