09/14/2014 09:53 EDT | Updated 11/14/2014 05:59 EST

Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal closes roads in Outremont, Plateau

The Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal takes place today and that means road closures around Outremont and the Plateau  Mont-Royal boroughs.

Race organizers are urging people to use public transit. For north-south journeys, they recommend using St-Laurent Boulevard or St-Urbain Street.

The following streets will be closed during the race: 

- Parc between des Pins and Mont-Royal West (til 11:59 p.m.)

- Côte-Sainte-Catherine between Parc Avenue and Mont-Royal West (til 11:59 p.m.)

- Côte-Sainte-Catherine from Villeneuve / Maplewood to Mont-Royal (til 5:30 p.m.)

- Côte-Sainte-Catherine from Vincent-D'Indy to Villeneuve / Maplewood (til 5 p.m.)

- Camillien-Houde from Mont-Royal to Remembrance (til 6:30 p.m.)

- Remembrance from Camillien-Houde to Cote-des-Neiges (til 6:30 p.m.)

- De la Tour from Decelles to Chemin de la Polytechnique (til 5 p.m.)

- De la Polytechnique from Chemin de la Tour to Chemin de la Rampe (til 5 p.m.)

- De la Rampe from Chemin de la Polytechnique to Edouard-Montpetit (til 5 p.m.)

- Côte-des-Neiges(east side) from Remembrance to Gatineau (til 5 p.m.)

- Mont-Royal from Côte-Sainte-Catherine to Camillien-Houde (til 5:30 p.m.)

- Vincent D'Indy from Édouard-Montpetit to Cote Sainte-Catherine (til 5 p.m.)

- Édouard-Montpetit from de la Rampe (Louis-Colin) to Vincent D'Indy (til 5 p.m.)

- Gatineau from Côte-des-Neiges to Maréchal (til 5 p.m.)

- Maréchal from Gatineau to Decelles (til 5 p.m.)

- Decelles from Maréchal to de la Tour / Queen-Mary (til 5 p.m)

For a map of the race route and road closures, click here.