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Abundance of snow: closure of the South Shore Bike Link Two-way traffic on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve Traffic tie-ups on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve Abundance of snow: closure of the South Shore Bike Link
 

Abundance of snow: closure of the South Shore Bike Link

November 17-22, 2018

Due to the abundance of snow on the Route-Verte, the South Shore Bike Link is closed and will reopen on Friday morning. The bike link between the South Shore (Saint-Lambert) and Parc Jean-Drapeau will be closed from December 1, 2018 to April 15, 2019.

Two-way traffic on the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

November 17, 2018 to April 15, 2019

The portion between the Cosmos bridge and the Pavillon du Canada is two-way for motorists. The bike path of the circuit is not maintained during winter season. Please use caution and share the road.

Traffic tie-ups on Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

November 17, 2018 to April 1st, 2019

Due to construction work, all users of Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in the Paddocks and Jean-Doré Beach sector, can expect possible traffic tie-ups.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

Parc Jean-Drapeau
La Porte de l'amitié

La Porte de l'amitié

The Puerta de la amistad (Porte de l'amitié or Friendship Gate), created by the Mexican artist, Sebastián, was offered by the Federal District Department of Mexico in 1992 at the signing of the NAFTA free-trade agreement. The work was delivered to Montréal in 1994, arriving by ground transportation, in four separate parts.

The work, which is composed of three columns and topped by a diagonal, represents two entry points, one large and one small, and symbolizes universal access and the circulation of ideas. There are seven components on the cross-sectional part of the art work; the number represents wisdom. The diagonal section conveys height and the pursuit to infinity.

Schedule

All year 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Due to enhancement and development work in the south sector of Île Sainte-Hélène (PAMV), this art work has been temporarily stored on Île Notre-Dame in the Floralies Gardens. The City of Montréal's Public Art Bureau (BAP) has proceed to the removal of the art piece.

The BAP currently works, in collaboration with the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau, on a relocation and enhancing plan. The BAP will restore the art piece, in partnership with the artist, before its reinstallation in spring 2019.

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