Monday, August 15, 2011

Downtown Repairs Hurting Businesses

Downtown Repairs Hurting Businesses -- Montreal Gazette

Sewer work at Ste. Catherine and Drummond affecting local merchants

MONTREAL- A complicated sewer repair in downtown Montreal that started in early July has hurt business in the area, store managers say.

The city once again blocked off a cross-shaped portion of Ste. Catherine and Drummond Streets on Monday because of a leaky sewer discovered on July 6.

A deep hole in the street reveals old pipes and water running into the ground.

Patrick-Jean Poirier, a Ville Marie borough spokesperson, said the sewer is at least 100 years old.

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My Comment: Walked by last week .... what a mess.

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