Active Mobility Live Network

Video recording | Virtual public meeting about the first season of winter operations on the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose path and sidewalk

On April 13, 2021, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) held a virtual meeting with active mobility enthusiasts. This meeting provided an opportunity to review the first season of the winter operation of the multipurpose path and sidewalk of the Jacques Cartier Bridge, to gather comments from users and to answer their questions. 

If you were unable to attend the meeting, we invite you to view the video recording of this public meeting.

To view the presentation given at this meeting, click here. 

In general, users were very satisfied with this first year of winter operations.

Jacques Cartier Bridge | Multipurpose path and sidewalk open 24/7

The Jacques Cartier Bridge path and sidewalk are open all day and night for active mobility users.

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would also like to remind the public that there will be occasional night closures throughout the summer for different types of maintenance work. Please remember that it is essential to adhere to closure notices for safety reasons.  

As for the bicycle path on the Champlain Bridge Estacade, it will open to users starting mid-April, at the same time as the Parc Jean-Drapeau bicycle network. 

JCCBI invites pedestrians and cyclists to be cautious and courteous on the paths and to follow all safety instructions throughout the season. 

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

Have a good season and stay safe! 

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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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 - Opened

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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