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Closure of the Jacques‑Cartier Bridge
June 25, 2017
Due to the rerun of Jacques‑Cartier Bridge's illumination show, the bridge will be completely closed on June 25 from 9:30 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve currently open
June 16 to July 7, 2017
The Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is open to cyclists until July 7.
South Shore Bike Link currently open
June 16 to July 18, 2017
The South Shore Bike Link is open to cyclists until July 18.
Closure of the Aquatic Complex
January 1st to December 31, 2017
Due to construction work near the Aquatic Complex, it will be closed to public and athletes for the 2017 season. Swimmers will still be able to come enjoy the water at Parc Jean‑Drapeau this summer at Jean‑Doré Beach.
Parc Jean-Drapeau
Development and enhancement plan for the south sector of St. Helen's Island (PAMV)
Development and enhancement plan for the south sector of St. Helen's Island (PAMV)

Development and
enhancement plan for the south sector of St. Helen's Island(PAMV)

Description of the project

Building a new and modern development in the south sector of Île Sainte-Hélène by introducing a 65,000-seat natural amphitheatre. The central concourse in front of the subway station pavilion will be expanded so that it can connect to Alexander Calder's L'Homme sculpture and the Biosphere, and extend as far as the Cosmos Bridge. The construction project will result in the improvement of reception, restaurant and security services, as well as enhance active and public transportation.

Objectives

  • Recreate the spirit of Expo 67
  • Become a destination in itself
  • Combine nature and culture
  • Showcase the ingenuity of the site

Deadlines

March to April, 2017 Preparation work
May 2017 to December 2018 Construction work
2019 Opening

Budget

$73.4M contribution of $35M by MAMOT
contribution of $38.4M by City of Montréal

Layout of the sectors



 


Amphithéâtre

Amphitheatre

  • Versatile and flexible place
  • Event programming year-round
  • Drained surfaces and resistant to multiple uses
  • Addition of permanent services (lighting, electrical and event infrastructures)
  • Increased security
  • Enhances the visitors' experience
Allée Calder

Calder Concourse

  • Links the Biosphere and Calder sculpture
  • Enhances the reception experience for visitors
  • Showcases the Calder
  • Creates a symbolic remake of Expo 67
  • Combines a large and convivial plaza
  • Sets up areas that bring a feeling of freshness
  • Allows visitors to get around easier
Promenade riveraine

Riverside Walkway

  • Provides a clearer view of the downtown core
  • Accentuates the connection with the river
  • Links the upper and lower walkways
Village événementiel

Event Village

  • An entertainment site for any event, all year long
  • Restaurant and rest areas
  • A place for concessions when events are being held
  • Integrated furniture
  • Fun water games and sprays
Agora naturelle

Natural Agora

  • Integration and transition between the amphitheatre, main concourse and the original features of the island
  • An area that can accommodate concessions when events are being held
  • An agora that can play host to theatrical plays, small shows, community picnics, etc.
  • New washroom facilities building


Download technical drawingsZIP file, ~20 MB



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