LONGUEUIL, QC, June 25, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to advise road users that a section of the
Bonaventure Expressway will be replaced in 2013. This work is part of
the major rehabilitation program of the federal section of the
Bonaventure Expressway, which started in 2010 and allows for the annual
refurbishment of one of the raised sections of this stretch of the
This major work will begin the week of June 25 and continue until the
winter. The project will be carried out in several phases and result in
the replacement of an entire section of the expressway, which is made
up of four (4) spans, including the rehabilitation of piers and pier
The phasing of this major project will make it possible to maintain two
open lanes in each direction for the majority of the roadwork.
Night and weekend closures, as well as traffic delays (15 minutes or
less) will be added during the various phase changes and worksite
mobilizations. Notices will be posted to announce each phase and
The City of Montreal has also started work on the section of the
expressway located on the other side of the Lachine Canal. These are
two separate rehabilitation projects.
First phase implementation: complete closures from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The first phase of this work will begin at night, from Wednesday, June
26 to Thursday, June 27 and from Thursday, June 27 to Friday, June 28,
from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. During these periods, the Bonaventure Expressway
will be completely closed to traffic in both directions. Detours will
be implemented for road users.
Following the installation of signal systems for the first phase, two
lanes will be kept open in each direction. The exit to Ramp 2 (for
Pierre-Dupuy Avenue) on the Bonaventure Expressway towards the
Champlain Bridge will remain closed during this first phase.
To follow our work and to stay informed of upcoming closures, we invite
you to visit www.champlainbridge.ca.
SOURCE: The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated
For further information:
Sources and information:
The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI)
Office: 450 651-8771, ext. 232
Cell: 514 249-1940
The Federal Bridge Corporation
Tel.: 450 468-5775