Integrated PIE-IX BRT Project

Major work

To December 2019: Major work on Pie-IX Boulevard

Until December 2019, we will carry major work on Pie-IX Boulevard between D’Amos Street and Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue. Traffic is maintained at all times in both directions. Two lanes are reconfigured into southbound lanes and one lane remain open for northbound traffic.

Learn more about the mitigation measures to be implemented.

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*Presentation in French only

Work to be carried out:

  • Refurbishment of sidewalks
  • Work – electrical conduits
  • Installation of gas lines
  • Work – drainage sumps
  • Work – telecommunication network underground conduits
  • Work – water conduits (aqueducts)
  • Work – storm drains
  • Refurbishment of road
  • Installation of reserved lanes
  • Construction of reserved lanes
  • Construction of stations
  • Refurbishment of central median
  • Replacement of lighting and traffic lights
  • Planting and landscaping

Work schedule

  • From Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Please be aware that certain work may be carried out at night or on the weekend

The project will be completed in four phases:

  • March 2019 to December 2019: Southbound work
  • As of spring 2020: Northbound work
  • 2021: New configuration of central median and construction of new BRT stations
  • 2022: Final road paving and bus rapid transit service testing

Work plan by section (in French only)

Montréal-Nord

Spring (March, April, May)

  • Between D’Amos and De Castille
  • Between Fleury and Industriel

Summer (June, July, August)

  • Between De Castille and D’Amiens
  • Between Prieur and Fleury
  • Between 47th and 39th

Fall (September, October, November, December)

  • Between D’Amiens and Prieur

Villeray - Saint-Michel - Parc-Extension

Spring (March, April, May)

  • Between 39th and Jean-Rivard

Summer (June, July, August)

  • Between Industriel and Des Grandes-Prairies
  • Between 47th and 39th
  • Between Jean-Rivard and Jarry
  • Between Villeray and Everett
  • Between Bélair and Bélanger

Fall (September, October, November, December)

  • Between Des Grandes-Prairies and 47th
  • Between Jarry and Villeray
  • Between Everett and Bélair

Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie

Spring (March, April, May)

  • Between Bélanger and Saint-Zotique
  • Between De Bellechasse and Dandurand
  • Between Masson and Pierre-De Coubertin

Summer (June, July, August)

  • Between Saint-Zotique and Beaubien
  • Between Dandurand and Masson

Fall (September, October, November, December)

  • Between Beaubien and De Bellechasse

ligne 41, 139 et 439 Mitigation measure: bus traffic

NEW PATH: UNTIL THE END OF THE INTEGRATED PIE-IX BRT PROJECT

Northbound

These northbound bus lines will now be on adjacent streets.

Learn about the new location of the northbound bus stops: line 439 

Learn about the new location of the northbound bus stops: 41 and 139 lines

* Please note that the 355 Pie-IX line will still be in service on Pie-IX Boulevard.

Southbound

The southbound buses still take Pie-IX Boulevard.

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INFORMATION: Southbound bus stops are now located on the central median.

*Presentation in French only

Installation of central median, including:

  • A pedestrian crosswalk
  • A waiting area
  • An access for people with reduced mobility (front door)
  • The work area

Mitigation measure: vehicle traffic

A new road configuration is now implemented on Pie-IX Boulevard between D'Amos Street and Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue.

Traffic circulate on the east side of Pie-IX Boulevard. Two southbound lanes and one northbound lane are maintained at all times.

Vehicles travelling in this area of the Island of Montréal are also able to use the Saint-Michel, Viau and Lacordaire Boulevards.

Laval residents can use the Papineau-Leblanc bridge on Highway 19 (A19) or the Olivier-Charbonneau toll bridge on Highway 25 (A25).

*Vehicle traffic map: in French only

*Presentation in French only

Installation around a sector under construction:

  • There will be local traffic only for local residents and emergency services
  • Spaces will be available for parking for residents
  • A central median will be located in the center of the east and west side of Pie-IX boulevard.

The project

The Pie-IX Boulevard bus rapid transit service (BRT) is a high-performance public transportation project that is integrated into the reconstruction and upgrade of Pie-IX Boulevard. It will offer a rapid, reliable, comfortable, safe and universally accessible bus service between eastern Laval and Montréal.

Work schedule

  • Construction begins: November 2018
  • Service in operation: Fall 2022

The Pie-IX BRT project has three parts

  • Implementation of a public transportation system
  • Complete refurbishment of municipal infrastructure
  • Improvement of public property
Texte importantThe Pie-IX BRT will have 17 stations (15 in Montréal and two in Laval), spread out over 11 km of Pie-IX Boulevard between Saint-Martin Boulevard in Laval and Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue in Montréal. Expected to be up and running in 2022, it will serve more than 70,000 customers a day.

The Pie-IX BRT will have 17 stations (15 in Montréal and two in Laval), spread out over 11 km of Pie-IX Boulevard between Saint-Martin Boulevard in Laval and Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue in Montréal. Expected to be up and running in 2022, it will serve more than 70,000 customers a day.

Comfortable, accessible and safe

  • Spacious and comfortable shelters
  • Electronic displays showing upcoming bus departures in real time
  • Safe pedestrian access
  • Boarding for wheelchair users
  • Tactile paving
  • Strips marked on the ground
  • Pedestrian crossing lights with digital and audio countdown

   

Rapid and reliable

  • Frequency comparable to that of the métro during peak periods
  • Lanes reserved exclusively for buses
  • Fare purchase and validation in station
  • Rapid boarding through all bus doors
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Did you know?

The Pie-IX BRT will offer a frequency comparable to that of the métro during peak periods.

Reconstruction of Pie-IX Boulevard

The City of Montréal will use the BRT project to upgrade its water and sewer networks, which are currently at the end of their useful lives. The City will reconstruct the foundation, road, sidewalks and grass medians of Pie-IX Boulevard between Henri-Bourassa Boulevard and Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue.

The project will improve residents’ surroundings by planting several hundred trees, widening sidewalks, refurbishing the road, medians and lighting, and installing new traffic lights. The improvements will create a multifunctional environment where public transportation will be an important part of residents’ travel habits.

Pie-IX BRT: 17 stations in 2022

Notice to residents and businesses

Consult the notices communicated to residents and businesses (French only)

FAQ

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions section for more information on the integrated Pie-IX BRT project

Information evenings were held in 2018 and February 2019 (see presentations below). The purpose of these sessions was to present the project as a whole, the detailed phasing of the work and the planned mitigation measures. These presentations were followed by a question and discussion period with the citizens and the project team.

 

Presentations (in French only):

In the spring of 2017, to answer the concerns expressed by shops, industries and institutions, the integrated project bureau set up the Comité d'affaires SRB Pie-IX (Pie-IX BRT business committee).

Minutes of meetings (in French only):

Presentations (in French only):

Good neighbours committees were formed. The committees give Pie-IX Boulevard residents a chance to meet periodically during the work to receive up-to-date information and share their concerns. This ongoing cooperation is aimed at minimizing or avoiding negative impacts of the work on citizens and maximizing positive benefits.

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