Construction work for a drinking water main, part of the Aqueduc de l’Ouest project, is underway in LaSalle. Find out what you need to know about this project, its impacts and the solutions provided by Montréal.
Location of work
Hydro-Québec property, located between Avenue Dollard and 90e Avenue.
- Mid-November to end of November 2022 (approximately 3 days) : preparatory works
- January to summer 2023 : construction of a main drinking water line
- Preparatory works : exploratory excavations
- Construction of a main drinking water line : the method used will be the open-trench excavation method. This excavation method digs from the surface, creating a trench in which new pipes are laid. At the end of work, the site will be returned to its previous condition.
Construction work to come in 2023
Construction of a valve chamber and connection of the chamber to the existing drinking water network on the 90e Avenue, between Rue Airlie and Boulevard Newman, at the Hydro-Québec property.
Construction of the main water line and valve chambers on the Hydro-Québec property. The excavation will be located within the site right-of-way and will run behind the businesses backing onto the property.
Construction of the main water line and connection to the existing network at the corner of the Hydro-Québec property and Avenue Dollard.
Getting around during the project
90e Avenue: Partial and complete barriers are to be expected between Rue Airlie and Rue Newman during construction of the valve chamber and connection of the new line to the drinking water network. Detour routes are planned.
Avenue Dollard: Narrowing of the westbound traffic lane is to be expected between Rue Salley and Rue John-F.-Kennedy during work to connect the new line to the drinking water network.
Detours are to be expected when sidewalks on 90e Avenue and Dollard Avenue are obstructed
A detour will redirect pedestrians when the asphalt path located on the Hydro-Québec property is closed, between Rue Salley and Rue John-F.-Kennedy.
Signal operators will maintain pedestrian and motorist safety and traffic flow.
Access to companies, stores, residences and their parking areas will be maintained.
View the Info-Travaux map for more information about work progress and the impacts on your trips.
Monitoring of noise and vibrations
Companies specialized in noise and vibration monitoring will be conducting periodic acoustic and seismic measurements to ensure the project does not exceed permitted limits.
See the most recent notices to residents.