For any information regarding the work, please contact the Public Works and Infrastructure Department at 514-453-8981, ext. 381.
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After consultation with a select group of citizens, major work is planned on :
Shamrock Street, Place Shamrock and Place Ridgewood, in 2022.
While the work is in progress, local traffic will be allowed. However, depending on the status of the work, you may not have direct access to your driveway for a short time. However, you will be able to park nearby.
The work will involve the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the infrastructure of the streets listed above. Therefore, a temporary water supply system will be set up and connected to your home.
The work will include the following:
- Installation and connection of a temporary aqueduct system
- Excavation to replace the water and sewer system (sanitary and rainwater)
- Paving and laying of curbs
September 1st, 2022 - Barriers and excavations
Please note that the Shamrock & Briardale intersection is now completely closed. Also note that the intersection of 8th Avenue & Shamrock and the Willowtree & Shamrock intersection are now accessible to local traffic. The passage through the church parking lot at 278 Shamrock remains accessible to local traffic from WillowTree Street, with a pedestrian diversions installed. Shamrock Street is open to traffic between Northcote and Baiview.
September 13, 2022 - Barriers and excavations
Postponement of one day for the complete closure of the intersection of Ridgewood Place and Shamrock Street which will now take place from September 14 to September 16 inclusively. Please note that a temporary access, closed with hazard tape, will be installed by the contractor at the corner of 139 Ridgewood Place for emergency services if required (see purple arrow on the sketch). Access for an emergency truck to Ridgewood Place must therefore come from Forest Avenue.
Complete closure of the intersection of Martel Street and Shamrock Street as of September 14. Emergency access to Martel Street will be via 8th Avenue.
September 30, 2022 - Barriers and excavations
From September 30 to October 3 inclusively, please note that Shamrock Street will be completely closed to traffic via Forest Street and via 5th Avenue. The Martel and Shamrock intersection will also remain completely closed.
October 4, 2022 - Barriers and excavations
From Tuesday, October 4, 2022 to October 6, 2022 inclusively - Closure of one lane on 5th Avenue at Shamrock Street. Alternating traffic with road marshals during regular working hours. Alternating traffic with traffic signal during non-working hours. Bike lane off duty - Bicycle traffic in the alternate lane.
Starting Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - For approximately 3 weeks work will begin in Ridgewood Place - No vehicular access for citizens during the week. Each weekend, a temporary road will be re-established to ensure vehicular access for residents.
For emergency services, a temporary path marked with T-RV-10 visual markers will be available at all times. This temporary emergency road will encroach on the property of certain citizens and will not be available to residents. Access is limited to emergency situations only.
Starting Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - For approximately 2 weeks - Work will begin on Shamrock Place. Access will be limited for some residents.
Does your property require special attention during the work?
Let us know if:
- You have an irrigation system in your front yard
- Survey markers are present
- You have plans to modify your driveway
- You have had sewer problems
- There is any other relevant information
If you have plans to widen your driveway, it would be very important to inform us as soon as possible to avoid additional interventions at the end of the work. For a few years after the work is completed, the Town may refuse to cut the curb to preserve the quality of the work. The maximum width authorized for a single-family home's driveway is 6.7 meters (22 feet). A few other criteria and standards also apply.
We recommend that you contact the Town Planning Department (514-453-8981, ext. 332) as soon as possible to find out the criteria that apply to your property.
For any other information regarding the work, please contact the Public Works and Infrastructure Department at 514-453-8981, ext. 381.
This new configuration was done to reduce the speed of cars and to ensure the safety of pedestrians. Curb extensions are physical traffic calming measures. They increase the safety of road users. There are several possible traffic calming measures.
Benefits of curb extensions include:
- Reduced pedestrian crossing distance (from 4 lanes to 2 lanes);
- Increased motorist attention by changing the geometry at the intersection;
- Increased visibility at the intersection for both the pedestrian and the vehicle;
- Preventing parking at intersections;
- Between extensions, pedestrian traffic goes through parking spaces and not in a traffic lane.