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Project description

Creos - Électricité is carrying out infrastructure work on the streets around Place Dargent and on Rue de Mühlenbach, Rue d'Eich, Rue Laval and Rue München-Tesch. These works are being done in collaboration with:

Service Voirie (Roads Department): Upgrade of the streets in question and installation of pedestrian crossings for people with reduced mobility.

Service Eaux (Water Department): Replacement of the principal water main and partial replacement of deteriorated connections to houses.

Service Éclairage public (Public Lighting Department): Replacement and upgrade of the public lighting system, and replacement of street lamps.

Service TIC (ITC Department) (Fibre optics): Extension of the fibre-optic network with Hotcity.

Service Canalisation (Sewer Department): Replacement of the wastewater and rainwater collection system and of connections to houses on part of Rue d'Eich.

Service Circulation (Traffic Department): Replacement and extension of the existing traffic network.

Creos Électricité: Replacement of electrical cables embedded in the pavements and of connections to houses. Installation and replacement of a medium-voltage and high-voltage multi-cable electrical conduit. Upgrade and cleaning of medium-voltage/low-voltage manholes.

Creos Gaz: Replacement of the principal gas main and replacement of deteriorated connections to houses.

POST Technologies: Replacement and upgrade of home networks that have deteriorated. Replacement of old cables with very high-speed fibre-optic cables.

Works schedule

Commencement of work: March 2019

Planned duration: 325 working days

Planned completion: summer 2020

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.

Starting on 14 July 2019, Rue d'Eich will be one-way in the direction of the city centre, between Montée Pilate and Rue Auguste Laval. Starting on 28 July 2019, Rue München-Tesch will be one-way in the direction of Kirchberg, between Rue Auguste Laval and Rue de Stavelot.

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 of Luxembourg will try to ensure access for deliveries to local businesses throughout the duration of the works. A temporary delivery location for restaurant owners has been put in place near the work site.

For public transport users:

The following changes to public transport services will be in effect:

  • From 14 July 2019 to the end of December 2019

Municipal bus lines 10 and 11 travelling towards Beggen and Steinsel will be rerouted as of the "Eecherplaz" stop via Rue Auguste Laval, Rue München-Tesch and Rue Raspert. The "Eecher Klinik" stop will be replaced by a temporary stop in front of No. 8 on Rue de Beggen.

Due to these traffic changes, bus lines 10, 11, 12, 21 and 23 may experience delays; the City of Luxembourg recommends that bus users allow for longer travel times.

  • From 28 July 2019 to 15 September 2019

Bus line 8: coming from Kirchberg, line 8 will end at "Weimerskirch-Duerf". The "Lavals Park" and "Eich, centre culturel" stops will not be served. 

Line 12: travelling towards the city centre, line 12 will be rerouted between the "Van der Meulen Quai 2" and "Eecherplaz Quai 3" stops via the N11 (Dommeldange bypass). The "Biechelchen", "Tommys Bruch", "Knupp" and "Lavals Park" stops will be replaced by the "Dommeldange, Contournement" stop.

As construction progresses, the traffic constrictions will change.

Progress to date

Project update:

An exemption from the 2019 collective summer leave has been granted for this works project. The works are progressing as scheduled, and the contractor is even two weeks ahead of their schedule.

How long will the work take?

Planned completion: summer 2020.

What work has already been completed?

The first and second phases of the works have been completed.

What remains to be done?

We are currently entering phases 3a and 3b of the works. These new phases will require changes in traffic flows on Rue d'Eich and Rue München-Tesch. (See traffic information above.)

On section 1 on the odd-numbered side of Rue d'Eich, the contractor will begin by installing the temporary water and gas mains. The contractor will then begin the sewage works and then conclude with the work on the dry utility networks for the needs of Creos Électricité, Post Luxembourg, the Service TIC and the Service Éclairage public.

On section 5 on Rue München-Tesch, from the left side of the bridge in the direction of Kirchberg, the contractor will start by installing the gas mains and then conclude with the work on the dry utility networks for the needs of Creos Électricité, the Service TIC and the Service Éclairage public.

The works to put in place the main conduit crossings will also start at the official beginning of the collective summer leave. The works are expected to be carried out mainly on weekends.

Your home utility connections

  • As part of the construction project, City representatives and private contractors will visit residents' homes
  • to assess the condition of their existing connections.
  • If you wish to have your existing connections replaced, please inform the City representatives during this on-site inspection.

If you experience any problems with your gas, water or communications networks, please call the numbers below, which are available 24/7:

  • Service Eaux – Tel: 4796-2883
  • Creos Électricité – Tel: 8002-9900
  • Creos Gaz – Tel: 8007-3001
  • Post Luxembourg – Tel: 8002-8004
  • Eltrona – Tel: 499 466 888

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

The date of the weekly meeting will be publicised at a later date.

Contacts

DEPARTMENT

CONTACT

PHONE NO.

Creos Luxembourg Électricité

André Degraux

2624-5783

VDL – Service Eaux:

Tom Wagener

4796-4334

VDL – Service TIC

Luis Carvalho

4796-3834

VDL – Service Circulation

Paul Bourg

4796-3370

VDL – Service Eclairage public

Daniel Perrard

4796-4989

VDL – Service Voirie

Bob Bremer

4796-3032

VDL – Service Canalisation

Katarina Pecirep

4796-3072

VDL – Construction mediators

chantiers@vdl.lu

4796-4343

Creos Luxembourg Gaz

Gary Scheid

2624-5816

POST Télécommunication

Armand Kruse

4991-5924


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Contact details

20-22, rue des bains
L-1212 Luxembourg

Opening hours

Monday–Friday

8:30–17:00