Name for tenders launched to construct tunnel to increase métro’s blue line

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The town’s transit company launched a name for tenders Monday to construct the tunnel that may function the extension of the métro’s blue line.


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The successful bid is to be introduced within the second half of 2023.

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The agency chosen can be accountable for designing a tunnel boring machine and working it between Pie-IX station and Anjou west. It should even be accountable for standard tunnelling between Pie-IX station and the present tail finish of the blue line, at St-Michel station. It should additionally excavate the brand new Viau and Lacordaire stations.

Promised for the reason that Eighties, the challenge marks the primary time in additional than 30 years the métro is being expanded on the island. The final main enlargement was accomplished in 2007, when the orange line was expanded by three stations in Laval.

As initially deliberate, the extension will span practically six kilometres, including 5 universally accessible métro stations within the boroughs of St-Léonard and Anjou, between the prevailing St-Michel cease and the Galeries d’Anjou mall.

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