Major weekend work blitzes in July, August and September

8 July 2019

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to notify users that major levelling and paving work, electrical conduit excavations and slab repair work, will be carried out on the Jacques Cartier Bridge approaches, in July, August and September, over seven weekend work blitzes.


Two work blitzes are planned in July, during the weekends of the 12 to the 15 and the 19 to the 22. During these blitzes from Friday (10:00 p.m.) to Monday (5:00 a.m.), there will be major closures to lanes and the on-ramps and off-ramps on the South Shore side. Detours via the local network will be set up. See enclosed maps.


Closure details in July 

Weekend of July 12 to 15

  • Complete closure of Hwy. 134/Taschereau Blvd. West access ramp, from Friday, July 12 (10:00 p.m.) to Monday, July 15 (5:00 a.m.)

Weekend of July 19 to 22

  • Complete closure of the bridge’s exit ramp toward Hwy. 132, from Friday, July 19 (10:00 p.m.) to Monday, July 22 (5:00 a.m.)


  • Complete closure of Hwy. 134 access ramp toward Hwy. 132, from Friday, July 19 (10:00 p.m.) to Monday, July 22 (5:00 a.m.)


  • Complete closure of the Jacques Cartier Bridge for the International des Feux Loto-Québec, on Saturday, July 20, from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

This work is being closely coordinated with our mobility partners and is part of the major repairs being done to extend the service life of the Jacques Cartier Bridge.


These planned closures during the work are required to ensure user and worker safety. JCCBI recommends that users plan their trips accordingly. Note that this work could be postponed due to unsuitable weather conditions.


For real-time information about JCCBI’s work, follow the Twitter accounts for each of our structures: @pontChampBridge, @pontJCBridge and @pontHMBridge. To plan their travel, users can consult the Live Traffic section of our website, which includes in-progress road closures or obstructions, camera feeds, and the seven-day work schedule. Users can also get text or email alerts about major closures or emergency work.