L’International des Feux Loto-Québec is back: Join us for the 36th edition on the Jacques Cartier Bridge
Correction: June 15, 2022
For immediate release
Longueuil, June 14, 2022 – The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is pleased to welcome young and old alike to the Jacques Cartier Bridge to enjoy the 36th edition of L’International des Feux Loto-Québec. Starting June 25, the Montreal sky will light up again during nine evenings of different themes.
New: Smoking limited to areas on the bridge
To provide a smoke-free environment for all spectators, smoking is no longer permitted on the bridge during the fireworks except in designated areas. Smoking areas will be set up on the bridge during these events. The map of these areas as well as the current guidelines are posted on JCCBI’s website.
To ensure spectator safety during the fireworks, JCCBI would also like to advise users that the bridge will be completely closed in the evening from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Note that the bridge access ramps will be closed prior to the event at approximately 8 p.m. Access will be maintained for emergency services.
The sidewalk and multipurpose path will remain open to pedestrians only: cyclists will not be allowed to ride their bikes anywhere on the bridge. The sidewalk and the multipurpose path will be completely closed between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. during these events. Only pedestrians, strollers and people with reduced mobility will have access to the bridge; bicycles will not be allowed on the bridge. We invite you to plan your travel accordingly.
Dates to remember
Montreal’s skyline will shine bright on Wednesday and Saturday evenings as the world’s greatest pyrotechnic artists display their talents:
- Saturday, June 25 – Je Me Souviens (opening)
- Saturday, July 2 – Tribute to Prince (special tribute)
- Saturday, July 9 – Bells and Drums (Mexico)
- Wednesday, July 13 – Evolution of the Hungarian Music Culture (Hungary)
- Saturday, July 16 – Myths and Legends of Quebec (Canada)
- Wednesday, July 20 – Italian’s Heart (Italy)
- Wednesday, July 27 – Dance with the Stars (Croatia)
- Wednesday, August 3 – 60 Years of Unforgettable Music (England)
- Saturday, August 6 – Tribute to Genesis (Finale des étoiles Loto-Québec)
For real-time information about JCCBI’s work, follow the Twitter accounts for each of our structures: @pontJCBridge, @pontHMBridge, @pontChampBridge, @SecBonaventure and @mobiliteactive. To plan their travel, users can visit our website for live traffic conditions, live camera feeds, and our work advisories. Users can also subscribe to our email alerts to get updated information about the work and traffic hindrances planned on the structures under our responsibility.
As a manager of important infrastructure, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated is a Crown corporation established in 1978 that is responsible for the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the original Champlain Bridge, the Champlain Bridge Estacade, the Île des Sœurs Bypass Bridge, the federal sections of Bonaventure Expressway and the Honoré Mercier Bridge, as well as the Melocheville Tunnel. The Corporation manages, maintains, and repairs these important Greater Montreal structures to ensure the safe passage of thousands of users every day. It also ensures that these critical structures remain safe, fully functional and aesthetically pleasing both today and in the future. JacquesCartierChamplain.ca
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For more information
Nathalie Lessard, Director, Communications
Office: 450-651-8771, ext. 2232