Major work blitz on the Jacques Cartier Bridge on August 23-26

21 August 2019

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to notify users that major levelling and paving work and slab repair work, will be carried out on the Jacques Cartier Bridge, during a weekend work blitz, from Friday, August 23 (10:00 p.m.) to Monday, August 26 (5:00 a.m.). During this blitz, there will be major closures to access ramps, on the South Shore side. Detours via the local network will be set up (see enclosed map).


Closure details 

Weekend of August 23 (10:00 p.m.) to August 26 (5:00 a.m.)

  • 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.

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.