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Belair: Avenue des Archiducs and Allée Léopold Goebel

Project description

The City is carrying out upgrade works in Belair, on Avenue des Archiducs and Allée Léopold Goebel. These works are being done in cooperation with:

  • Service Canalisation (Sewer Department): Replacement of the water collection system(s) between Allée Léopold Goebel and Rue Schrobilgen. Replacement of deteriorated home utility connections.
  • Service Eaux (Water Department): Replacement of deteriorated connections to houses.
  • Service Éclairage public (Public Lighting Department): Replacement of cables for public lighting systems and street lamps.
  • Service TIC (ITC Department): Extension and upgrade of Luxembourg City's fibre-optic network. Extension of the Hotcity network.
  • Service Voirie (Roads Department): Upgrade of the road and pavements on Avenue des Archiducs. Upgrade of the roundabout on Allée Léopold Goebel. Installation of pedestrian crossings for people with reduced mobility.
  • Creos Luxembourg SA Électricité: Replacement of the electrical cables in the pavements and the connections to houses.
  • Creos Luxembourg SA Gaz: Replacement of deteriorated connections to houses.
  • Post Luxembourg: Replacement and enhancement of networks in the pavement and of the connections to houses.

Works schedule

Commencement of work: October 2018

Planned duration: 220 working days

Planned completion: late 2019

Traffic information

What is the current traffic situation?

For vehicular traffic:

The streets in question will be blocked off, one by one, as the project progresses; a 3.5-metre wide vehicle passage will be guaranteed at all times for local residents and emergency services. Avenue des Archiducs will be closed to all traffic except local residents and suppliers. Allée Léopold Goebel will be open to all traffic. Vehicular access to private properties will be maintained as long as physically possible. Pedestrian access and access for emergency services will be guaranteed throughout the duration of the works.

For businesses and deliveries:

The City will try to ensure access for deliveries to local businesses throughout the duration of the works.

For public transport users:

No changes.

As construction progresses, the traffic constrictions will change.

Progress to date

Project update:

The work on section 2 (roundabout on Allée Léopold Goebel) is scheduled to begin in September 2019.

Work on section 3 is ongoing and should be finished by the end of August 2019.

How long will the work take?

Planned completion: end of 2019

What work has already been completed?

On section 1 (Avenue des Archiducs and Allée Léopold Goebel), the work to replace the existing utility infrastructure has been completed on the odd-numbered side and the base course is currently being laid.

What remains to be done?

Section 1: Certain utility components still need connecting, after which the base course will be laid on the odd-numbered side of Avenue des Archiducs and Allée Léopold Goebel. The street will be resurfaced in September 2019.

Section 2: Work on the area around the roundabout on Allée Léopold Goebel will begin in September 2019.

Section 3: The work currently underway on the north end of Avenue des Archiducs (between Allée Léopold Goebel and Val Sainte-Croix) will be completed by the end of August 2019.

Stay informed

To make life easier for residents while these works are being carried out, the City has implemented a series of measures, including the option to participate in site meetings. Residents affected by the works may participate in these meetings to obtain additional information about the project's progress and present any complaints they may have.

Weekly site meetings

Every Friday at 9:30 at the site.

Contacts for this work site




VDL – Service Coordination des chantiers

Romain Dias


VDL - Service Eaux

Carole Kirch


VDL – Service TIC

Micael Da Silva


VDL – Service Circulation

Josh Den Hollander


VDL – Service Eclairage public

Daniel Perrard


VDL – Service Voirie

Caroline Blaise


VDL – Service Canalisation

Gilles Biskup


VDL – Construction mediators


Creos Luxembourg Gaz

Gary Scheid


Creos Luxembourg Électricité

Marco Ferreira


POST Télécommunication



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