Major Maintenance Work on Bonaventure Expressway - Overnight work beginning September 8 at Exit 2



    LONGUEUIL, QC, Sept. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - The Jacques Cartier and Champlain
Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) wishes to announce major maintenance work on the
Bonaventure Expressway. Roadwork to repair the joints will be undertaken
beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2009 on the Bonaventure Expressway in the area
of Pierre-Dupuy Avenue (Exit 2 of the Bonaventure Expressway).
    Work to repair three expressway joints will necessitate complete closure
of the expressway according to the following schedule:

    
    - Tuesday, September 8 from 10:00 PM to Wednesday, September 9 at
      6:30 AM: Complete closure of the Bonaventure Expressway going east
      (Champlain Bridge) at Exit 2 (Scenario A)
    - Wednesday, September 9 from 9:00 PM to Thursday, September 10 at
      5:00 AM: Complete closure of the Bonaventure Expressway going west
      (Downtown Montreal) at Exit 2 (Scenario B)
    - Thursday, September 10 from 10:00 PM to Friday September 11 at 6:30 AM:
      Complete closure of the Bonaventure Expressway going east (Champlain
      Bridge) at Exit 2 (Scenario A)
    - Friday September 11 from 11:00 PM to Saturday, September 12 at 2:00 PM:
      Complete closure of the Bonaventure Expressway going east (Champlain
      Bridge) and west (Downtown Montreal) at Exit 2 (Scenario C)
    

    Detour routes have been provided for in the area of the roadwork. Users
are nevertheless encouraged to use other South Shore bridges during the repair
work as well as taking public transportation.

    
    Details of the closings:

    Scenario A:
    -----------

    Complete closure of the Bonaventure Expressway going east (Champlain
    Bridge) at Exit 2 including:


    1. Closing of the Wellington St. onramp
    2. Complete closure of Pierre-Dupuy Ave. under the Bonaventure Expressway
    3. Closing of one of two lanes on Pierre-Dupuy Ave. going south and on
       Des Irlandais Street going north

    Scenario B:
    ----------

    Complete closure of the Bonaventure Expressway going west (Downtown
    Montreal) at Exit 2 including:

    1. Closing of the Mill St. onramp (east side)
    2. Complete closure of Pierre-Dupuy Ave. under the Bonaventure Expressway
    3. Closing of one of two lanes on Pierre-Dupuy Ave. going south and on
       Des Irlandais Street going north

    Scénario C :
    -----------

    Complete closure of the Bonaventure Expressway going east (Champlain
    Bridge) and west (Downtown Montreal) at Exit 2 including:

    1. Closing of the Wellington St. onramp
    2. Complete closure of Pierre-Dupuy Ave. under the Bonaventure Expressway
    3. Closing of one of two lanes on Pierre-Dupuy Ave. going south and on
       Des Irlandais Street going north

    For further information, please visit the JCCBI website at www.jccbi.ca.
    




For further information:

For further information: Jean-Vincent Lacroix, AGC Communications,
Office: 514 849-7000, ext. 230, Cell: (514) 249-1940, jvl@agccom.com; Source:
André Girard, Vice-President, Communications, The Federal Bridge Corporation,
(450) 468-5775, andre.girard@pontsfederaux.ca

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