Visitors alert: Freeway 40 west closed weekends for REM building


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Motorists are being suggested to keep away from a West Island part of Freeway 40 west for 2 upcoming weekends in October.

The freeway’s westbound lanes in Pointe-Claire can be closed to permit for the development of a gantry for the REM’s elevated construction.

“A gantry, a portion of the elevated construction supported by two pillars, can be put in to assist help hundreds whereas leaving a transparent area for car visitors,” in response to the REM.

“On these weekends, though a detour can be doable through the (Freeway 40 west) service street, we suggest that customers keep away from the realm and take Freeway 20 as a substitute.”

Freeway 40 west can be utterly closed on the next weekends:

Friday, Oct. 16 from 10  p.m. to Monday, Oct.  19 at 5 a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 24 from 5  a.m. to Sunday, Oct. 25 at 10 p.m.

The closure impacts an space of Freeway 40 close to St-Jean Blvd. in Pointe-Claire.

The westbound detour begins at exit 52 for St-Jean Blvd. It ends past the CF Fairview Pointe-Claire buying centre.

jmeagher@postmedia.com

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