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Lachine Canal National Historic Site
Parks Canada has announced an investment of $170 million until 2021 for the Lachine Canal National Historic Site to upgrade its facilities and thus enhance the overall experience of more than a million people who visit the site annually.
In parallel to this major work, sites related to external projects affect the infrastructure of the Lachine Canal as well as its users. On this page, you will find information related to the work that has an impact on users of the path and the banks.
Arondissement Le Sud-Ouest - CN-Wellington Bridge
Work by Immeuble VDS Inc. to adjust the bearings on one of the spans of the canal railway bridge.
Period and duration: this work will be carried out at night, between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., from Thursday, September 28 to Monday, October 2, 2023.
Notice to users: Potential obstructions on the path. Flagmen will be present to ensure user safety. We ask everyone to respect the signs in place.
Arrondissement Le Sud-Ouest - Place des Bassins
Construction of an underground electricity transmission line
Period: September 11 to October 13, 2023
Notice to users: Closure of sections of the path on the north side (Peel Basin) and south side (between Montmorency and de Condé streets) of the canal; a corridor will be created parallel to the path for pedestrians and cyclists. Flagmen will be present throughout the work. We thank you for respecting the existing signage.
Le Sud-Ouest Borough - Charlevoix and des Seigneurs Bridges
Decreasing of the allowed weight limits
Period and duration: As of January 2020 for an indefinite period
Notice to users: For the Charlevoix Bridge that crosses the canal at the level of Charlevoix Street, the new load capacity is now 22 tons, 34 tons and 44 tons respectively for vehicles of one unit, two units and three units. For the des Seigneurs Bridge that crosses the canal at the level of des Seigneurs Street, the new load capacity is now 26 tons, 36 tons and 48 tons respectively for vehicles of one unit, two units and three units. Vehicles whose weight exceeds the stated limits are invited to use an alternative route.
For more details, please consult press releases web page.
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