Although the City of Vaudreuil-Dorion maintains its infrastructure on an ongoing basis, traffic can be impeded by work or events. Every effort is made to reduce the impact on pedestrians, cyclists, residents and motorists.
Here you will find a list of road work projects under way so that you can change your usual route if need be. You'll also be informed about projects coming up in the next few months.
Note that dates are subject to change, as project schedules may be affected by factors such as weather.
2017 Upcoming work
- This Fall, we will re-do the sub-base and complete the paving and border installation on Cartier Street between Cité-des-Jeunes Boulevard and Leclerc Street.
- Paving and storm drain work is also expected to be completed this Fall on Montée de la Côte-Double.
- Traffic lights will soon be installed at the corner of De la Gare Boulevard and Maurice-Richard Street and paving work will be completed. Following this, we will begin construction work (sewer, aqueduct and roadways) on a section of Maurice-Richard and Phil-Goyette streets.
- This Fall, the road will be re-paved on Harwood between highways 20 and 40. The Ministère des Transports du Québec has allocated a grant that will cover up to 50% of the cost of eligible work.
- Levelling and resurfacing work on Cité-des-Jeunes Boulevard between Leclerc Street and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin Avenue will be completed shortly.
- Work to re-develop the parking lot at Lorne-Worsley Park is slated to begin this Fall.
Bike path network
- Plans for a new bike lane (98% off road) on Chemin Dumberry are being finalized so that the work can be carried out in the Fall. This portion, newly added to the network, will connect the bike path on Saint-Charles Avenue to Chemin des Chenaux.
- The off-road bike path on De la Fabrique Avenue, connecting Harwood Boulevard to the bike path on Dumont Street, will soon be completed. Lighting will also be installed and a new parking lot added. In 2018, we will also add nut trees, apple trees, berry bushes (gooseberries, raspberries and blueberries), hop bushes, bean plants, medicinal plants (wild ginger and chicory) as well as herbs (thyme and chives). Over 455 plants will be used as part of a carefully-thought-out arrangement. Everything will be orchestrated to ensure a self-sufficient ecosystem that is attractive to both people and the surrounding fauna. In fact, residents will be welcome to serve themselves to the harvest.
- The bike path on Henry-Ford Street will be extended all the way to White Street. A two-way bike path will also be added on this street to allow users to reach Cité-des-Jeunes Boulevard. A new pedestrian/cyclist bridge will be built over Quinchien River. The City is currently awaiting approval from the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les Changements climatiques (MDDELCC). Work is slated to be carried out at the end of the Fall.
- Last January, the Government of Canada announced an investment of $275,000, covering half of the total cost of the project aimed at extending the two-way bike path on Saint-Charles Avenue between Chemin Dumberry and Dollard Street. The project is slated to be completed in the Fall.
- The bike path on André-Chartrand Avenue between Des Aubépines and Valois streets is near completion.
- A multi-function bike path will be added on Harwood Boulevard between the Taschereau Bridge and Saint-Jean-Baptiste Avenue. This new layout, expected to be completed in the Fall, will help ensure the safety of users.
- Between now and the Fall, the City will complete the addition of the multi-function bike path on Chemin Paul-Gérin-Lajoie.
Parks and green spaces
- Starting in September, we will work on developing a green space at the corner of Chemin Paul-Gérin-Lajoie and Saint-Charles Avenue with a view to adding an intergenerational water feature. This project will be supported by a $150,000 grant from the Government of Canada.
- A firm of engineers is finalizing plans for construction work aimed at supplying drinking water to the Hudson-Acres/Tree Farm and Ritchie sectors and a geotechnical study is currently underway. The plans must then be sent to the MDDELCC for approval. Work is slated to begin in 2018.
- At the end of 2017, the City will be installing an ultraviolet ray water treatment system at the Saint-Lazare well to ensure the distribution of drinking water in the Dorion sector. This is intended to be an additional measure for improving the quality of drinking water.
Repair of the Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge
The Ministère des Transports du Québec is embarking on a new phase of repairs to the Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge on Highway 40 from June 26, 2017 until winter 2018. The project consists of repairing beams on the westbound section. Dynamic traffic management measures based on peak-hour circulation will be implemented, using removable barriers to minimize the impact on traffic.
Westbound (towards Vaudreuil-Dorion)
3 lanes open 2:00 – 7:00 PM on weekdays
2 lanes open outside this period
Trucks excluded from the left lane
Eastbound (towards Montreal)
3 lanes open from midnight until noon and 9:00 – 11:59 PM
2 lanes open outside this period
In the event of unfavorable weather conditions or operational constraints, the start of work in the westbound direction may be postponed.
To report potholes
If you see a pothole or other potential road hazard, there are several ways to report it: