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MacDonald Road closed Vehicular traffic will be difficult on March 4, 2018 Two‑way traffic on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve MacDonald Road closed
 

MacDonald Road closed

March 5-6, 2018

Due to construction on March 5 and 6, MacDonald Road will be closed between the Concorde Bridge and Cosmos Bridge. Detour via the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve.

Vehicular traffic will be difficult on March 4, 2018

February 19 to March 5, 2018

Due to the running of the Montréal Hypothermic Half‑Marathon, vehicular traffic will be prohibited on Île Notre‑Dame from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 4. The Tour‑de‑l'Isle road from the P8 branch‑off will also be closed from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The circulation of traffic on MacDonald road will be intermittent.

Two‑way traffic on the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve

December 1st, 2017 to April 14, 2018

As of December 1st, the portion between the hairpin (northern part of the circuit) and the PAvillon du Canada will become two‑way for motorists. The bike path of the circuit will not be maintained. Please use caution and share the road.

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
Signe solaire

Signe solaire

Designed by Jean Le Fébure for Canada's Centennial exhibition in Toronto in 1967, the work was later loaned to the Man and His World exhibition. This sculpture is one of the few sculptural works by this artist who was primarily known as a painter and muralist.

In collaboration with a team of chemists at the Saclay nuclear centre in France, Le Fébure designed a new fibreglass‑based material into which he amalgamated aggregates of stone and metal with epoxy and polyesters.

The artist concocted Signe solaire with this material by adding bronze filings. The work is designed to reflect the reality of a contemporary world through the use of cutting‑edge production techniques.

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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