The Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke (MCK) is advising the community that the Canadian Pacific Railway’s Vegetation Management Program will take place tomorrow. The application of the herbicide will happen on the ballast section of the tracks, and will only be done once this season. If weather conditions force a cancellation, alternate dates have been scheduled for Thursday and Friday. The MCK reassures the community that all safety precautions will be taken during the application.
There will be a complete closure in both directions of the Mercier Bridge overnight tomorrow. It begins at 11 pm Friday until 5 am on Saturday. The ramp from Highway 20 West to the 138 to the Mercier Bridge will close at 5 a.m. Saturday and reopen at 5 a.m. Monday. The 138 ramp to Highway 20 East will be closed from 4 a.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Monday. Also: Heading downtown will also be difficult this weekend. The ramp from Decarie south to the 136 east will close just before midnight Friday and reopen at 5 a.m. Monday. The ramp from Highway 20 East to the 136 will be closed at the same time.