Work at Rosemont station
- Project summary
- Impact on customer trips
- Impact on local residents
- Redevelopment of the square
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Duration of the work: July 21, 2022 to the end of 2023
Description of the work:
- Replacement of the waterproofing membrane covering the station’s underground roof
- Reconstruction of the natural ventilation shaft
- Redevelopment of the square around the station into a new public space, on behalf of the City of Montréal
As of Tuesday, November 7, the forecourt of Rosemont Métro station will be fully cleared and accessible.
Impact on customer trips
The station will remain open and accessible at all times. The worksite will not block the station doors leading out to Rosemont Boulevard.
Due to the development of the square around the métro station, bus stop of line 161 West will be relocated on Saint-Denis Street, at stop 51649, as of September 5, 2023.
The worksite area will cover the bus loop and the sidewalk next to the Marc-Favreau library. Pedestrians will no longer be able to cross between the métro station or Rosemont Boulevard and Des Ateliers Street.
The section of the bike path that runs alongside the Marc-Favreau library will be blocked during the work.
Impact on local residents
We will be working on the night of Monday, November 6 to Tuesday, November 7, to remove the infrastructure (jerseys and fencing) located to the west of Saint-Vallier Street. The forecourt will then be fully cleared and accessible as of Tuesday, November 7.
Work will be performed Monday to Friday, between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Work may also take place on some Saturdays in accordance with municipal regulations.
On Monday, September 19, we will start replacing the natural ventilation shaft. This structure, located next to Marc-Favreau library, has reached the end of its useful life.
Some work must be carried out inside the station, at night, when the métro is not operational. To minimize noise as much as possible, we will use low-noise power tools and install soundproofing panels to contain the sound inside the station.
Depending on where you live, you may hear activity coming from inside the station. This step could take a few nights, so we invite you to check this web page for the latest updates.
We understand the impact that this work can have on neighbourhood noise levels. Rest assured that we evaluated all possible scenarios before beginning the work.
Overnight work on concrete slab complete
The work carried out on the nights of September 1 to 2, 6 to 7 and 8 to 9 allowed us to finish repairing the surface of the concrete slab — an essential step in continuing the work to replace the station's waterproofing membrane. We understand the impact that overnight work can have on neighbourhood peace and quiet. We are doing everything possible to limit overnight work.
Concrete work will take place on Saturday, September 10, at the worksite around Rosemont station. The work will begin around 7 a.m. and is scheduled to continue until late afternoon.
While performing work on the night of September 1 to 2, we found that additional repairs must be made on the surface of the concrete slab. Some of these repairs must be done at night, when customers are not present in the station, for safety reasons.
We anticipate having to do two nights of work during the week of September 5, 2022. The scheduled dates are Tuesday, September 6, through Wednesday, September 7, and Thursday, September 8, through Friday, September 9. As weather conditions may change, the exact dates will be posted on this page.
If additionnal work is needed, the dates will be posted on this page and sent via our electronic newsletter which you can subscribe to at the bottom of this page.
Mechanical equipment will be used to break up the concrete. Depending on where you live, you may hear some noise. We are aware that this type of work will affect the peace and quiet of the neighborhood. Rest assured that we evaluated all possible scenarios before beginning the work.
Work will take place Thursday, September 1 to Friday, September 2. The unexpected and essential work will involve repairing the concrete slab at the surface level. While we were replacing the waterproofing membrane this past Tuesday, August 30, we observed that there was damage to the surface requiring repairs in certain places. The work must be done immediately so that Saint-Vallier Street can be reopened before winter.
Mechanical equipment will be used tonight to break up the concrete. Depending on where you live, you may hear some noise. Activity is also expected at the worksite on Saturday, during the day and night, for concrete pouring. Rest assured that we evaluated all possible scenarios before beginning the work.
A large portion of the concrete slab renovations will be done during the day, while the métro is in operation. However, part of the work must be done at night, when customers are not present, for safety reasons.
Some exterior work will have to be done over a few nights. The work will involve using mechanical equipment to scrape away the concrete surface in order to remove the original waterproofing membrane. Depending on where you live, you may hear some noise during this work.
Over how many nights will the work be done?
We will first conduct tests for a maximum of two nights, starting on August 24, 2022*. Based on the results, we will determine whether additional nights will be required to finish the work and, if so, how many. We will do our best to complete this task in as few nights as possible. We understand the impact that overnight work can have on neighbourhood noise levels.
* Work was scheduled to begin the night of August 23 to 24, but due to rain, it was postponed until the following night.
Why does the work have to be done overnight?
Since the work involves the area above the station, it must be done while the métro is not in operation, between roughly 1:30 and 5:00 a.m.
We care about the quality of life of residents living close to our facilities. Rest assured that we will take all measures necessary to keep the impact on residents, businesses and customers to a minimum.
Redevelopment of the square around the station into a new public space, on behalf of the City of Montréal
With new green spaces and bicycle racks, the redeveloped square will be a pleasant, people-focused place of connection for public transit users and neighbourhood residents alike.
Located next to the Marc-Favreau library and the Réseau-Vert multi-functional trail, the new space will add the last touch to the redevelopment of the site of former municipal workshop buildings. The project will also align with the sustainable development goals in the City of Montréal’s 2020-2030 Climate Plan (French only) and with the Rosemont–La-Petite-Patrie borough’s ecological transition efforts.
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Watch our video on waterproofing systems to learn how we protect our métro stations from water infiltrations.
What is a waterproofing membrane?
The waterproofing membrane protects the station from water infiltrations. It covers the station’s underground roof and is therefore located underground. Rosemont’s waterproofing membrane dates back to the station’s initial construction and has reached the end of its useful life.