Archeological Study Begins at Byron Lot

An archeological study is set to begin at the Byron Lot this week.

City Crews are studying the site on Queen Street near Montreal to determine the feasibility of it becoming a potential parking garage.

"Our initial tests indicated we need to do more archeological investigation. This will involve drilling additional bore holes and making test pits. We need to patch the surface once the study is completed," says Sheila Kidd, director of transportation.

"This additional work is expected to take one month. Permit parkers who use the lot have been relocated to accommodate this work."

The findings will be considered along with other key elements of the potential parking structure, including; parking capacity, amenities, safety, and security to develop a recommendation for the site.

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