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Project description

The City of Luxembourg will soon be carrying out upgrade works in Merl, on Rue des Ligures, Rue de la Barrière, Rue de Virton and Rue de St. Gengoul. These works are being carried out in cooperation with:

Service Canalisation (Sewer Department):
• Installation of combined water pipelines and a wastewater collection system in the Rue de la Barrière / Rue des Ligures / Rue des Celtes sector.
• Reconstruction of the local sewer lines on Rue de St. Gengoul and Rue de Virton.
• Installation of a rainwater line and wastewater line intended for special development plan zones located upstream of Rue de Merl.
• Temporary installation or deviation of the water, gas (high-, medium- and low-pressure) mains and various dry utility networks.

Service Voirie (Roads Department):
• Complete upgrade of the public road:
• Surfacing of pavements with asphalt mixes.
• Delineation of roadside parking bays using 20/10/8 Luxembourg sandstone-coloured paving stones.
• Surfacing of the traffic lane with asphalt mixes.
• Installation of pedestrian crossings for people with reduced mobility.
• Traffic calming: narrowing of roads with the installation of planter boxes

Service Ouvrages d'art (Civil Engineering Department): Demolition and full reconstruction of the M9 structure.
Service Eaux (Water Department): Replacement of the principal water mains and deteriorated connections to houses.
Service Éclairage public (Public Lighting Department): Replacement of public lighting cabling and street lamps.
Service TIC (ITC Department): Extension and/or upgrade of Luxembourg City's fibre-optic network. Extension of the Hotcity network.

Creos Luxembourg SA Electricité: 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. Upgrade of the existing high-voltage grid.
Creos S.A. Gaz: Replacement of the mains and a number of connections to houses. Upgrade of the existing high-voltage grid.
Post Technologies & Eltrona: Replacement and upgrade of the sub-pavement network and of connections to houses along the entire work site.

Works schedule

Commencement of work: September 2019

Contractual deadline: 500 working days

End of work: 2021

Traffic information

  • Pedestrian access to private properties maintained throughout
  • Pedestrian passage on one side of the road maintained throughout
  • Vehicular access for emergency services maintained throughout
  • Vehicular access to private properties as long as physically possible
  • Removal of parking spots as the work progresses

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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 Éclairage public

Daniel Perrard 4796-4989

VDL - Service Voirie

Caroline Blaise


VDL – Service Canalisation Gilles Biskup


VDL – Construction mediators


Creos Luxembourg Gaz

Gary Scheid 2624-5821

Creos Luxembourg Électricité

Marco Ferreira 2624-5780

POST Télécommunication

CALL CENTRE 8002-8004