Major work blitz on the Jacques Cartier Bridge on August 9-12

1 August 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, during a weekend work blitz, from Friday, August 9 (10:00 p.m.) to Monday, August 12 (5:00 a.m.). During this blitz, there will be major closures to lanes and on-ramps, on the South Shore side. Detours via the local network will be set up (see enclosed map).

Closure details

Weekend of August 9 to 12

  • Complete closures of Jacques Cartier Bridge access ramps coming from Hwy. 132/Hwy. 134 West and Charles-Le Moyne Place, from Friday, August 9 (10 p.m.) to Monday, August 12 (5 a.m.).
  • One lane opened toward the Jacques Cartier Bridge coming from Hwy. 134 West or the Sainte-Hélène entrance, from Friday, August 9 (10 p.m.) to Monday, August 12 (5 a.m.).


The Jacques Cartier Bridge sidewalk will be completely closed between the Saint Charles access ramp and the stairs (Longueuil), from Friday, August 9 (2 a.m.) to Monday, August 12 (5:00 a.m.). Pedestrians will be able to access the sidewalk by using the stairs located under the bridge, on Saint Charles Street.


*To minimize the impact on users, two lanes will be available toward Montreal, on the Victoria Bridge, from Friday, August 9, to Monday, August 12.



Please note that the Two complete night closures planned on the Jacques Cartier Bridge on Monday, August 12, and Tuesday, August 13, from 11:59 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., for the installation of lane control lights structures, are postponed to Monday, August 19, and Tuesday, August 20.

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.