Cracks in a tunnel under de Maisonneuve blvd. led city officials to evacuate several buildings and shut down metro service in August of 2007. (CP / Peter McCabe)
Montreal Mayor Gerald Tremblay insists the underground city is safe but that precautionary inspections are needed at several major downtown buildings.
The city will send out notices to building owners, asking that they inspect their aging facilities immediately.
Quebec's building watchdog, the Regie du Batiment, is expected to send similar notes to the landlords.
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