06/16/2014 01:31 EDT | Updated 08/16/2014 05:59 EDT

Transports Québec invests $4.9B in Quebec roadwork

Quebec's transportation ministry announced it will invest $4.9 billion in roadwork across the province from 2014 to 2016.

A total of $1.4 billion will be spent on renovating and maintaining road infrastructure on the Island of Montreal, including: 

- Highway 13 Tunnel in Dorval: Asphalting, lighting repairs, removal of the paralumes.

- Reconstruction on the Highway 13 overpass that runs above Highway 40.

- Médéric-Martin Bridge: Repair work.

- Turcot Interchange: Maintenance work.

- Highway 20 between Bouchard Blvd. and 1st Avenue: Repairs on the overpass and work on the reserved lane.

- Highway 20 near MacDonald College Road in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue: Repairs on overpass.

- Dorval Circle: Repair work.

- Saint-Pierre Interchange: Repair work.

- Souligny Interchange: Repairs on overpass.

- Décarie Interchange and Highway 40: Repair work and renovations on the north part of the interchange.

- Highway 40 in Kirkland, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue and Senneville: Renovations

- Highway 40, Île aux Tourtes Bridge: Repair work. 

- Highway 40 east between Viau and Galeries-d'Anjou boulevards: Asphalting.

- Highway 40, Galeries-d'Anjou Boulevard: Renovations. 

- Ville-Marie and Viger tunnels: Repair work, renovations on the Bleury Street overpass.

- Monette Overpass, heading towards Montreal: Renovations.

- Intelligent Transportation System (ITS): Modernization of equipment and updates to the control centre.

Quebec Transport Minister Robert Poëti said in total, the investment will create and maintain more than 36,000 jobs.