Pie-IX BRT: Work phase 3 beginning March 22

Press release

The integrated Pie-IX BRT project office will begin phase 3 of the project on March 22.

The work will mainly involve building the inner reserved lane and the central median, installing permanent lighting, new traffic lights and BRT shelters, and doing landscaping work. Construction work will also begin on the tunnel to the future Blue line métro station at Jean-Talon and Pie-IX, resulting in the intersection being closed for a two-year period beginning in summer 2021.

This work phase will continue into December and require a new lane configuration on Pie-IX Boulevard. Only one northbound lane and one southbound lane will be open, resulting in new bus detours.

Virtual information sessions

Residents who would like to know more about this new work phase can sign up for one of the virtual information sessions taking place on March 9 and 10, for the Montréal-Nord and Laval and Rosemont—La Petite-Patrie, Saint-Léonard and Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension sectors, respectively.

Project summary

Financed by the Ministère des Transports du Québec, the Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain and the City of Montréal, the Pie-IX BRT is a leading, high-performance public transit project integrated into the work to rebuild and upgrade Pie-IX Boulevard between eastern Laval and Montréal.

  • The BRT service between Laval and Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue in Montréal (excluding the Jean-Talon and Pie-IX section) is still slated to be commissioned in fall 2022.
  • The commissioning of the Jean-Talon section, including construction of a pedestrian tunnel between the Pie-IX BRT and the future Blue line extension station, is planned for 2023.
  • The detailed engineering work on the BRT between Pierre-De Coubertin Avenue and Notre-Dame Street will continue in 2021. Start dates for the work and commissioning will be announced at a later date.

For more information on the Pie-IX BRT project, visit pieixbrt.ca