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Project description

The City of Luxembourg is carrying out upgrade works on Avenue Monterey (between Rue Philippe II and Place d'Armes). These works are being done in collaboration with:

  • VDL – Service Voirie (Roads Department): complete upgrade of the road superstructure.
  • VDL – Service Eaux (Water Department): replacement of the principal water mains and deteriorated connections to houses.
  • VDL – Service Éclairage public (Public Lighting Department): replacement of cables for public lighting systems and street lamps.
  • VDL – Service TIC (ICT Department – network and communications): extension and/or upgrade of Luxembourg City's fibre-optic network.
  • Creos Luxembourg SA Électricité: replacement of the low-voltage/medium-voltage grids, replacement of a number of connections to houses and installation of a backup conduit along the entire work site.
  • Creos Luxembourg SA Gaz: replacement of gas mains and certain connections to houses.
  • Post Luxembourg: replacement and upgrade of the sub-pavement network and of connections to houses along the entire length of the work site.

Works schedule

Commencement of work: February 2020
Planned duration: 120 working days
Planned completion: July 2020

Traffic information

What is the current traffic situation?

For vehicular traffic:

Avenue Monterey (between Rue Philippe II and Place d'Armes) will be closed to traffic.

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.

Progress to date

Project update:

The works are expected to last until the 2020 collective leave for the summer.

How long will the work take?

Planned completion: summer 2020.

What work has already been completed?

The work site has been fenced off for the first phase.

What remains to be done?

The contractor is currently digging trenches on the odd-numbered side of Avenue Monterey between Rue Philippe II and Place d'Armes so that temporary water and gas mains can be installed.

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 of Luxembourg has implemented a series of measures, including the option to participate in meetings regarding the progress of the work. 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 Monday at 10:00 at the site.

Contacts for this work site




VDL – Service Coordination des chantiers (Work Site Coordination Department)

Romain Breuer


VDL – Service Eaux

Steve Philippi


VDL – Service TIC

Patrick Antunes


VDL – Service Circulation (Traffic Department)

Marc Schumacher


VDL – Service Éclairage public

Daniel Perrard 


VDL – Service Voirie

Joé Welter


VDL – Service Canalisation

Gilles Biskup


VDL – Construction mediators


Creos Luxembourg Gaz

Carlos Diogo Simoes


Creos Luxembourg Électricité

Claude Almeida


POST Télécommunication

Bureau Technique (Technical Office)


the department

Contact details

20-22, rue des bains
L-1212 Luxembourg

Opening hours



Contact details

3, rue du Laboratoire
L1911 Luxembourg

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