Rue Chaline closure in Saint-Lazare


On Friday, April 26 the Town of Saint-Lazare announced Rue Chaline will remain closed approximately until mid-July 2019. The closed section is off-limits to both vehicles and pedestrians.

Geotechnical engineers inspected the site and confirmed the heavy rains of the past few weeks accelerated the ground erosion on both sides of the culvert. Work is underway to ensure the drinking water supply and fire safety.

The alternate route of Rue de Carillon will be regularly leveled with a grader to improve the comfort of motorists however, the city cannot mark lanes on the road because of its gravel surface. Motorists are asked to respect the posted speed limits. As well, a call has been made to Canada Post to temporarily move the mailboxes for greater ease of access and is currently awaiting a reply.

The Town will keep residents informed with weekly updates.

Community Alert System

The Town encourages residents who haven’t already subscribed to the community alert system to do so at in order to receive alerts by email, their landline, cell phones or by text messages.

The City will also use this method to inform residents of the reopening of Rue Chaline.

The town closed a section of Rue Chaline between Chemin Saint-Louis and RueCondora/Place Cardin for safety reasons following a preliminary inspection of the Quinchien River carried out by the Ministry of Public Safety on Thursday, April 25, 2019, and at the request of the Ministry of Transport of Quebec.

The detour plan is available at

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