A tunnel still also young, even 60 years later!

The Melocheville Tunnel turns 60 this week! At 227.6 metres long and 28.5 metres wide, this underground structure is made up of 18 caissons and a traffic lane in each direction, a sidewalk on the north side, and three ventilation shafts (one air exhaust and two air intakes). Construction on the structure, which was formerly […] ...
21 September 2017   ·


On your marks, get set… rock ’n’ roll! Oasis Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon on the Jacques Cartier Bridge

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is pleased to welcome a impressive number of runners this year for the 27th annual Rock ’n’ Roll Oasis Montréal Marathon. To ensure runner safety during the event, the bridge will be completely closed the morning of Sunday, September 24. Access will be maintained for emergency serv ...
18 September 2017   ·


The Île Sainte-Hélène pavilion: A treasure from the past

In your travels over the Jacques Cartier Bridge, you’ve probably noticed one of the four turrets on the roof of the Île Sainte-Hélène pavilion found half-way between Montreal and the South Shore. Built between 1927 and 1931, this Art Deco building, a rare style in Montreal, is, of course, located on Île Sainte-Hélène. With a […] ...
11 September 2017   ·


Living Connections model on display at Place des Arts

A model of the Jacques Cartier Bridge illumination project will be on display from September 7 to 12 at Place des Arts for the “De Ville-Marie à demain” exhibit. An official event for the celebrations of Montreal’s 375th anniversary, this major exhibit will combine 3D models, panels and virtual presentations of the significant buildings and ...
7 September 2017   ·


Solution Bonaventure East Sector: An innovative project to stem the flow of contaminated water into the St. Lawrence River

For 100 years, the shore of the St. Lawrence River was used as a landfill for industrial and household waste that has caused major contamination problems. The Solution Bonaventure Environmental Project, which was launched in June 2016, now ...
6 September 2017   ·


The Corporation teams up with Opération Bonne Mine to help kids start the school year off right!

This fall, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is helping primary school students through the Opération Bonne Mine program of the Société Saint-Vincent de Paul. The goal of this initiative is to help relieve some of the financial pressure on families at the start of the school year and help kids see school […] ...
28 August 2017   ·


Jacques Cartier Bridge illumination project on display in Longueuil

From August 30 to September 29, an exhibit of large-format photographs featuring the illumination of the Jacques Cartier Bridge will be on display in the main hall of the SSQ Tower-Longueuil (1225 Saint-Charles West), where the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) has its head office. These photos give you an up-close look of ...
25 August 2017   ·


Steel work on the Jacques Cartier Bridge: Phase one now complete

Launched in spring 2016, the first phase of major work was recently completed to reinforce the metal structure of the Jacques Cartier Bridge on the Montreal side. During this phase, four braces and eight bottom chords were replaced and 150 gusset plates and 17 diagonals were reinforced. About 100,000 rivets were also replaced with bolts. […] ...
17 August 2017   ·


JCCBI helping the community

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) has recently joined forces with Spectre de rue to find a sustainable solution to issues related to homeless people and drug users near the Jacques Cartier Bridge (Montréal sector). Spectre de rue is a non-profit organization that has been working in Montréal’s Centre-Sud area for more than […] ...
11 July 2017   ·


Pierre-Étienne Flandin

Pierre-Étienne Flandin studied in France at the Lycée Carnot, where he received his degree in political science and law before being called to the bar in Paris. A politician with a true passion for transportation, he was the Minister of Public Works in France when the Harbour Bridge was renamed the Jacques Cartier Bridge. He […] ...
30 June 2017   ·