Infrastructure Canada

Infrastructure Canada

June 19, 2015 06:00 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada

MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 19, 2015) -

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Members of the media are invited to attend an important event to mark the beginning of construction of the new Champlain Bridge with the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec; and other invited guests.

Date: Friday, June 19, 2015
Time: 1: 30 p.m. *
Location: Construction site of the new Champlain Bridge**
Montréal, Quebec
(See directions below)

** For safety reasons, closed-toe shoes and long clothing are advised on the construction site.

*Following the event there will be a Media Technical Briefing

Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: Bell Solutions Centre
1 Carrefour Alexander-Graham-Bell
Building E, main floor
Verdun, Quebec

DIRECTIONS

Directions to access the event location from Montreal:

-Take Bonaventure Expy/Autoroute 10 E, Champlain Bridge direction
-Take exit 5 toward Île des Sœurs
-Merge onto Boulevard Île-des-Sœurs
-At the roundabout, take the 4th exit (you will be on Boulevard Île-des-Soeurs going north)
-Continue onto Boulevard de Île-des-Sœurs
-Boulevard Île-des-Sœurs turns toward the right and becomes Chemin de la Pointe-Nord
-Turn right at Jacques-le-ber street
-At the roundabout, pass the 2 exits, a flagman will greet you at the access road and show you how to access the event location.

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Contact Information

  • Vincent Rabault, Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Infrastructure,
    Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs,
    and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada
    for the Regions of Quebec
    613-943-1838

    Infrastructure Canada
    613-960-9251
    Toll free: 1-877-250-7154
    media@infc.gc.ca
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