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Major work blitz on the Jacques Cartier Bridge on August 16-21

14 August 2019

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to notify users that major levelling and paving work, electrical conduit excavations, drainage and slab repair work, will be carried out on the Jacques Cartier Bridge, during a weekend work blitz, from Friday, August 16 (10:00 p.m.) to Monday, August 19 (5:00 a.m.). During this blitz, there will be major closures to lanes and on and off ramps, on the South Shore and Montreal sides. The sidewalk will also be closed between the Sainte Hélène pavilion and Montréal. Pedestrians will be able to cross the bridge by using the multipurpose path. Detours via the local network will be set up (see enclosed map).

Two complete night closures are also planned on the Jacques Cartier Bridge, in both directions, on Monday, August 19, and Tuesday, August 20, from 11:59 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., for the installation of lane control lights structures. The gradual closure of the lanes will begin around 11:30 p.m. Access will be maintained for emergency services. During the complete closures, the multipurpose path and sidewalk will stay opened.

 

Closure details

Weekend of August 16 (10:00 p.m.) to August 19 (5:00 a.m.) / 1 lane opened toward Montréal and 2 lanes opened toward the South Shore

  • Complete closures of Jacques Cartier Bridge access ramps from Hwy. 134 East and Sainte Hélène Street.
  • One lane opened toward the Jacques Cartier Bridge coming from Hwy. 132/Hwy. 134 West and Charles-Le Moyne Place.
  • Complete closure of the Jacques Cartier Bridge off ramp toward De Lorimier Avenue South.
  • Complete closure of the Jacques Cartier Bridge sidewalk, between the Sainte Hélène pavilion and Montreal.

Monday, August 12, and Tuesday, August 13

  • Complete night closures of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, in both directions, on August 19 and 20, from 11:59 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The gradual closure of the lanes will begin around 11:30 p.m.

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.