News from the worksite – it’s going up, up, up!

18 April, 2018 – Work on the new Maison de Radio-Canada is moving ahead at a feverish pace! The Central Equipment Room should be delivered by summer, while the main studio and building are starting to take shape.   Central Equipment Room The building that will house the Central Equipment Room (CER), along Viger St., […]

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Main studio starting to take shape

Construction work on the main studio’s exterior structure is now underway and will continue through mid-March. Work will then begin on the interior structure. It’s like a box within a box – a concept designed to optimize acoustics in the studio. Interested in the project? Follow the progress of construction on the project website, with […]

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Despite the winter cold, construction work on the new MRC continues to move along

Great news! The roadwork on René-Lévesque Blvd. will be completed by the end of next week and all lanes will be reopened to traffic. Meanwhile, substantial work is getting underway on the Viger side to connect the water supply system. Because the work has to be done in the middle of the second traffic lane, […]

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Follow the progress of the new MRC worksite

Have fun following the progress of the new MRC worksite. Explore the site in detail via informative imagery, and see answers to some intriguing questions. The new MRC worksite is changing rapidly: there’s something new to see every day! Have a look at the latest view from our live cam.   And here’s an overview […]

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Traffic Disruption on René-Lévesque Blvd. from November 1 to 24

To relocate a City of Montreal water main, traffic will be diverted on René-Lévesque Blvd. between Visitation and De Lorimier streets from November 1 to 24. So please note the following: Parking will be prohibited on the north and south sides of this stretch of boulevard. The eastbound lanes of traffic will be diverted to […]

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Important Information pertaining to Work Schedule

As permitted under the Règlement sur les nuisances occasionnées par des travaux de construction adopted by the Ville-Marie borough, construction work on our site can be carried out from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays. Work is prohibited on Sundays and holidays. The same schedule applies to deliveries and other construction-related operations. […]

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The worksite will soon be hopping!

4 August 2017 – Major work will begin on August 7. There will be a lot of activity and truck traffic on the worksite for the new Maison de Radio-Canada between 7 am and 6 pm, Mondays to Fridays. During the August 7–25 period, a fence will be set up around the perimeter to secure the […]

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Soil remediation work in Papineau parking lot

6 June 2017 – ​Soil remediation work is currently underway in certain parts of the property. Some trees had to be removed as part of this job, with others due to be felled in the fall during excavation work. Many of the trees will be transformed into street furniture or wood chips used for landscaping. […]

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Permanent closure of Papineau parking lot

May 16, 2017 – The cultural events going on in the neighbourhood and the construction of the future Maison de Radio-Canada will involve changes for our visitors. The parking lot on the Papineau Ave. side of the building will be permanently closed as of Friday, May 26 at midnight. Parking may be available in the […]

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