Pedestrians and cyclists: Winter’s coming soon

As we transition to the winter season, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is keeping a steady watch over weather conditions that may affect the safety of pedestrians and cyclists who use the Jacques Cartier Bridge. Weather conditions on the bridge can be different from those on the shores of the river. There […] ...
10 November 2017   ·


Learn more about the Jacques-Cartier Bridge steel works that will soon begin in Longueuil

In 2014, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) started a major program to reinforce the metal structure of the Jacques Cartier Bridge in order to extend its service life until 2070. Over the next few weeks, major work on the steel structure will continue in Longueuil in the sector of Saint-Charles Street. This […] ...
7 November 2017   ·


Why is the bridge currently lit up in pink?

Many people noticed that the Jacques Cartier Bridge was lit up in pink during the November 5 election night. Why pink? The lights of the Jacques Cartier Bridge change with the seasons based on a 365-colour calendar. Day after day over the year, the colour gradually changes from an energizing spring green, to a radiant […] ...
6 November 2017   ·


The Champlain Bridge under the scope Special lecture at Polytechnique Montréal

For a few years now, our teams have been tracking the real-time behaviour of the Champlain Bridge thanks to an instrumentation system installed throughout the structure. In light of the unique challenges of this aging structure, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) created a monitoring program for all of the Champlain Brid ...
2 November 2017   ·


Solution Bonaventure Environmental Project: West Sector

Solution Bonaventure: The west sector system is now ready to treat 288 m3 of contaminated water per day! From 1866 to 1966, the shore of the St. Lawrence River in the sector of the Bonaventure Expressway was used as a landfill site for industrial and household waste. To deal with the impact of a century’s […] ...
27 October 2017   ·


Discover a peaceful oasis at the approach of the bicycle path on the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure

Users of the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure bicycle path can now enjoy a brand-new rest area. During a walk or ride, come to the area to take a break and admire the scenery from a unique vantage point on L’Île-des-Sœurs.   ...
24 October 2017   ·


Status of the Champlain Bridge: Ensuring safety and mobility through rigorous and constant monitoring

This morning, at a technical media briefing held jointly with the partners of the New Champlain Bridge Corridor (NCPC) project, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) gave an update on the status as well as maintenan ...
20 October 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 […] ...
25 September 2017   ·


The Journées de la culture 2017

Once again this year, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is actively involved in the Journées de la culture from September 29 to October 1 and has three free activities for you to enjoy in the sector of the Jacques Cartier Bridge. Did you know that the pedestrian crossing of the Île Sainte-Hélène […] ...
25 September 2017   ·


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 […] ...
23 September 2017   ·