Square Montgomery

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File:Brussels - Le rond-point Montgomery .jpg
View of the Square Montgomery roundabout

Template:Italic title Square Montgomery (French) or Montgomeryplein (Dutch) is a major intersection in the east of Brussels in the commune of Woluwe-Saint-Pierre. It is named in honor of Field Marshal Montgomery. It is situated on the intersection of Avenue de Tervueren and the boulevards Brand Whitlock and Saint-Michel. Below the square, Montgomery metro station is a stop for trams 7, 25, 39 and 44, while tram 81 and various STIB bus services stop at surface level.

Description

At surface level, the traffic intersection takes the form of a multi-lane roundabout. Traffic not turning is routed through two tunnels: the Tervuren Tunnel takes vehicles travelling on the Avenue de Tervueren under the junction, while traffic on the greater ring (boulevards Brand Whitlock and Saint-Michel) is routed away from the intersection via the Montgomery Tunnel.

The centre of the roundabout is occupied by a large fountain, while a statue of British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery stands on Avenue de Tervueren facing it.

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