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Active Mobility Live Network

At all times, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) invites pedestrians and cyclists to be cautious and courteous on the paths and to follow all safety instructions.

Get the latest information about JCCBI’s bicycle and pedestrian network: 

Have a good trip and stay safe!

Multipurpose Path and Sidewalk of the Jacques Cartier Bridge

Active mobility users can use the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose path and sidewalk according to the season’s schedule:

Summer season schedule: open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week*

Active mobility users can use the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose path and sidewalk at any time of the day or night.

*JCCBI would like to remind you that throughout the summer season, occasional closures will be necessary to perform certain maintenance work and that it is essential to respect the closure notices for safety reasons.

Winter season schedule: open from 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., 7 days a week*

*The start date of the winter season will be communicated to you later as it depends on the weather conditions.

Bicycle Path on the Champlain Bridge Estacade

The Bicycle Path on the Champlain Bridge Estacade is open from spring to fall, at the same time as the Parc Jean-Drapeau bicycle network. Depending on weather conditions and the administration of Parc Jean-Drapeau, the opening dates are normally from mid-April to early December. We always communicate the opening and closing dates.

Melocheville Tunnel Sidewalk

Summer season hours: open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week*.

*JCCBI would like to remind you that throughout the summer season, occasional closures will be necessary in order to perform some maintenance work and that it is essential to respect the closure notices for safety reasons.

Winter season schedule: closed*

* The start date of the winter season schedule is set by the City of Beauharnois.

You can cross the St. Lawrence River by bike, and even take the access ramp to spend some time at Parc Jean-Drapeau, thanks to the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose path. Located on the upstream side of the bridge, the 2.7-km path lets you admire a spectacular view of downtown, Mount Royal and the Old Port.

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Jacques Cartier Bridge Sidewalk Sidewalk | OPEN 24/7 Closed between Montreal and Île Sainte-Hélène from September 26, 7 p.m. to December 10, 2021, 11:59 p.m.

Located on the downstream side of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the sidewalk stretches over 2.7 km and has an incredible view of the east side of the city and the Port of Montreal. Enhance your excursion through the pedestrian crossing of the Île Sainte-Hélène pavilion, where a large mural takes you on a quick trip back in time.

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Looking for an exceptional view of the St. Lawrence River and the Champlain Bridge? During the day and evening, cyclists and pedestrians can take the 2-km bicycle path over the ice control structure from Île des Sœurs to the seaway dike bicycle path network.

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Melocheville Tunnel Sidewalk Sidewalk - closed for winter season

Located near the Beauharnois generating station, the Melocheville Tunnel passes directly under the St. Lawrence Seaway to maintain a constant flow of vehicles—and pedestrians! In fact, the tunnel has a dedicated sidewalk that lets you safely walk the 1.4 km under the river.

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