Redevelopment of Boulevard Maurice-Duplessis and Boulevard Albert-Hudon

Last updated March 14, 2024
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Boulevard Maurice-Duplessis between Rue Langelier and Boulevard Louis-H.-La Fontaine and Boulevard Albert-Hudon between Boulevard Maurice-Duplessis and Rue Léger will be redeveloped. The objective is to make travel safer for residents and to improve the quality of their living environment.

A growing area

Several construction projects are changing travel dynamics in the area.

Among them are an elementary and a high school being built by the Société québécoise des Infrastructures (SQI) and the Centre de services scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’île (CSSPI), as well as an assisted living facility on the Hôpital Rivière-des-Prairies site.

Things to know about the construction site


Start date: Construction is scheduled for this fall.

Temporary safety measures at the intersection of Boulevard Maurice-Duplessis and Boulevard Albert-Hudon will be deployed in the spring of 2024.

Check this page regularly for details about construction.


The purpose of the redevelopment project is to:

  • Promote active travel (on foot or by bike) and make it safer
  • Ease traffic congestion, while accommodating the industrial sector’s truck transportation needs
  • Make public transportation more efficient
  • Increase greening to combat heat islands
  • Upgrade lighting and signage

Boulevard Maurice-Duplessis segment

The project includes:

  • Widening sidewalks
  • Greening and tree planting
  • Creating protected unidirectional cycle paths in each direction
  • Maintaining parking and reserved lanes for buses
  • The removal of a lane of traffic by direction

Boulevard Albert-Hudon segment

Boulevard Albert-Hudon will become one way northbound to secure pedestrian routes. Sidewalks will be widened and greening increased.

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