An urban walkway in Montreal connecting the St-Lawrence River and Mount Royal was approved last week! When the project was given the green light last week, there were few details made public. In an article today, the Montreal Gazette revealed more details about the promenade.

What you need to know

  • Distance: 3.8 km
  • Budget: $42 000 000
  • Design: widened sidewalks, green spaces, pedestrian thoroughfares, and information panels
  • Construction schedule: Winter 2016 – May 2017

Street Changes

According to The Gazette, “The pathway will start in the south at the St. Lawrence River, running up McGill St. in Old Montreal, to Viger St., up Beaver Hall Hill, through Phillips Square in front of the Bay, along Ste-Catherine St., up McGill College Ave., along Sherbrooke St., up McTavish St. and along Pine Ave. to the entryway to Mount Royal.”

The project is expected to be created in conjunction with Montreal’s 375th birthday in 2017.

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