MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Société de transport de
Montréal (STM) wishes to inform its customers that the Place Dupuis
entrance of the Berri-UQAM station, located at 850 Boulevard de
Maisonneuve East, will be closed from September 19 to December 18 for
This closing will enable the STM to repair the concrete slab, replace
the floor covering and the stairs, replace the swing doors with
butterfly doors - including one automatic door - repair the ceilings,
replace light fixtures, and carry out other electrical and mechanical
While this work is being done, the station will still be accessible via
the Berri Street entrance. No bus stops will be moved.
The work will be carried out in two stages. As of October 25 and until
the work is finished, Place Dupuis will be accessible from inside the
With 12.6 million customers passing through its turnstyles each year,
Berri-UQAM is the busiest métro station in the STM transit system.
Major repairs begun in summer 2010 are expected to be finished in 2017.
This work is being carried out as part of the Major repairs to the
Berri-UQAM station project, in which Transports Québec and the STM are
For further information, the STM invites its customers to visit www.stm.info/travaux or to call 514 STM-INFO.
SOURCE: Société de transport de Montréal