Past and Upcoming Major Projects
The city is continuing its efforts to offer the public a high-quality road network, lasting infrastructures and a pleasant living environment. In addition to periodic work, a number of major projects take place each year across the territory. Here is a list of upcoming major projects and a summary of those that have just been completed.
Ongoing and upcoming major projects
A variety of projects are currently under study. As soon as the details are known, they will be unveiled here.
June 14, 2021
Mobilisation, trench marking and work planningJune 15 and 16, 2021
Excavation of trenches with machinery and start of archaeological workJune 17, 18 and 21, 2021
Archaeological work with manual excavations. This work could be extended if necessary in the event of significant finds.
Au terme de ce projet, le moulin, l’escalier, la grotte, la croix et le cimetière seront remis en état afin d’en assurer la pérennité et d’améliorer l’expérience des visiteurs. Ces cinq vestiges seront également illuminés et constitueront un parcours historique à découvrir. Grâce à la participation d’archivistes des Sœurs Grises de Montréal et à la Société du Musée du Grand Châteauguay (SMGC), cinq panneaux d’interprétation mettront en valeur les attraits et
relateront leur histoire.
Awarded to Construction Valrive, the contract to repair the heritage elements should be completed by mid-July. The operations will begin with masonry work in the grotto and with the complete reconstruction of the grand staircase, which will be brought back to current standards while retaining its original cachet. The cemetery will then be embellished with landscaping, including paths and more vegetation. The cross’s base will be solidified, and the mill will be the last element to undergo a beautiful rejuvenation, particularly with the repair of its masonry.
This $1.5 million project is being carried out in part thanks to the Fonds d’appui au rayonnement des régions from the Ministère des Affaires municipales et de l’Habitation, as well as the financial participation of the Grey Nuns of Montréal. Ville de Châteauguay, for its part, assumes nearly half of the costs. Héritage Saint-Bernard, acting as site manager, is collaborating on the project, as is the Société du Musée de Grand Châteauguay.
Impact on the public
Ville de Châteauguay will try to minimize the impact of the work on visitors to Île Saint-Bernard. Access to the site will still be possible. The work will take place during the week, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. The asphalt path and green spaces will be accessible, but the site’s tranquillity will be disturbed during the work. A portion of the grassy area behind the mound will be reserved for workers and their equipment, and access will be restricted. Also, the areas under construction will be barricaded.The public will be requested to keep a distance to ensure everyone’s safety. Information panels will indicate the duration of the work and the safety instructions to be observed.
Note: dates will be revised due to the suspension of the rehabilitation work. The resumption of work is expected to take place around mid-August.Works on grotto
Tuesday, April 6 to Friday, July 9, 2021Works on staircase
Thursday, April 22 to Tuesday, July 13, 2021Trench works
Friday, April 30 to Wednesday, May 12, 2021Reconstruction of the cross
Tuesday, May 4 to Thursday, July 15, 2021Mill works
Tuesday, April 6 to Thursday, May 27, 20211
April to June 2021
Investment amounting to $2,7m ($625,000 each park structure and $100,000 $ per sanitary installation)
Each water parks includes:
Alfred-Dorais Park (boul. Primeau)Elmridge Park (rue Elmridge)Philippe-Bonneau Park (rue Craik)
- A minimum surface area of 3,200ft2 (300m2)
- A 10-foot-wide paved access that provides universal access
- Smart controllers which will ensure eco-responsible consumption of
- A spectacular major attraction
- Different theme
- 20 ground sprays
- 10 above-ground structures
- 2 arches
- 5 mats
- Special features for small children
- 5 mobile elements
- A section with “mister cooling system” where you can cool down without getting wet
- A “continuous mode” on demand to let water run without a break for a period of time.
- A drinking fountain
There will be a new Maison des aînés residence for seniors in Châteauguay in 2022.
The future facilities will include 10 units and will have 120 places for seniors and will be located at 200-214 rue Principale.
The project is to be completed by Fall 2022.
For more details visit the Portail Santé Montérégie.
Past major projects
Here are a few of the major projects that have been carried out in recent years.
The redesign of Rue Craik, between Dunver and Boulevard Saint-Francis, included:
- Construction of a sidewalk on the east side of the street
- Construction of a concrete border and a bicycle path on the west side
- Replacement of a section of the watermain and the residential drains between Dunver and Drouin
- Replacement of the lighting network on wooden poles
- Creation of 64-place parking lot in the south-west section of Parc Philippe-Bonneau
The work took 15 weeks and represented an investment of $3.3 million.
A complete presentation of the project (In French only) was offered at an information meeting on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
The redeployment and modernization of Boulevard Industriel between Highway 30 and Rue Pascal consisted of:
- Construction of a new boulevard with a compact rolled concrete surface and four lanes
- Construction of a multipurpose path to improve accessibility to the boulevard on foot and by bike
- Construction of a stormwater drainage system
- Redesign of the entry to the city
The work took 39 weeks in 2019 and 2020 and was divided into four sections:
- Section 1, between Boulevard Ford and Rue Bombardier
- Section 2, between Rue Bombardier and Rue Bélanger
- Section 3, between Rue Bélanger and Rue Pierre-Boursier
- Section 4, between Rue Pierre-Boursier and Rue Pascal
This redesign represented an investment of $12 million.
A complete presentation of the project (In French only) was offered at an information meeting on June 20, 2018.