Montreal, May 2, 2007 - The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) wishes to inform clients that several work sites related
Beginning May 4, 2007,
the STM resumes work in phase II
of its R�no-Stations programme
Montreal, May 2, 2007 - The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) wishes to inform clients that several work sites related to phase II of its R�no-Stations programme will be active between May 4 and the end of November 2007.
The stations undergoing these works are Namur, Honoré-Beaugrand, Radisson, de la Savane and Plamondon. The work schedule for each station is as follows:
Namur: May 4 to the end of November 2007
Honoré-Beaugrand: May 7 to mid-October 2007
Radisson: May 7 to mid-October 2007
De la Savane: May 7 to the end of November 2007
Plamondon: May 22 to the end of August 2007
The work carried out during this time will mainly consist of repairing floor slabs and staircases.
In addition to that, fenestration work will also be carried at Plamondon station. There, some bus routes will be deviated as of June 18 because of the temporary closing of the south entrance building. As a result, information squads will be on hand around the station in the days preceding the start of work and afterwards to provide transit users and residents with adequate information.
While the work is being carried out, the STM will have to temporarily close station entrances and shut down escalators for short periods of time in stations undergoing repairs. Clients and passengers will be advised of these closings and/or shutdowns prior to the fact.
These repairs, particularly breaking up the concrete slabs, could produce some noise inside these stations. The STM would like to thank transit users in advance for their usual cooperation and understanding.
The ministère des Transports du Québec (MTQ) and the STM take pride in working together on such a major métro modernisation project, whose scope entails expenditures of some $ 75 649 000. The MTQ will cover 75% of that amount, or about $ 57 million.
Essential to maintaining the métro’s built assets, the repair works scheduled for phase II of the R�no-Stations programme will be on-going until 2009.
Under the generic heading of RÉNO MÉTRO, a transit information campaign about the work undertaken in specific stations will include on-site posters, the distribution of information fliers, as well as ads on the STM website and the InfoSTM page inside the métro newspaper, in addition to messages on the
STM-INFO telephone system (514 786-4636) and follow-up press releases.
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