Redevelopment of the Champ-de-Mars district

Last updated April 15, 2021
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A strategic focus point in the heart of Ville-Marie, the Champ-de-Mars district is undergoing a transformation. What for?  To revitalize this historic district with a striking identity and a diversified urban landscape that has witnessed much of Montréal’s history and evolution.

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Summer 2020 through 2024

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with possible work evenings and weekends as needed.


The Champ-de-Mars district is bounded by Boulevard René-Lévesque to the north, Rue Atateken to the east, Rue Notre-Dame to the south and Rue De Bleury to the west.


  • Demolition of the pedestrian tunnel and its entrances – summer and fall 2020
  • Water main repairs on Rue Gosford – summer 2020
  • Construction of the Place des Montréalaises – spring 2022 through 2024
  • Work on the Cité administrative – through 2024
  • Work on Square Viger – through November 2021 (phase 1)


  • Revitalize the sector and make it more accessible.
  • Improve cyclist and pedestrian mobility.
  • Recreate connections between neighbourhoods, in particular thanks to a new aerial link that will replace the old tunnel and link the Champ-de-Mars Metro station and Vieux Montréal.
  • Create an attractive urban landscape that pays tribute to prominent Montréal women, past and present.

Visit these sites to learn more about the various components of this project:

Work in Progress Notices

The city is taking steps to minimize the impact of public works projects on your daily life. To learn about the project’s progress and view recent notices to local residents, consult the Info-travaux map.