LONGUEUIL, QC, June 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to advise road users that once again this year, the Jacques Cartier Bridge will be completely closed to traffic from approximately 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. for the fireworks displays at La Ronde.
As every year, the bridge will be open to pedestrians so they can enjoy the show. This year's first fireworks display will take place on Saturday, June 22, so drivers should avoid the bridge Saturday night. Road users are invited to use the Champlain or Victoria Bridges, as well as the Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine Bridge-Tunnel, during this period.
Also note that bicycles and animals will not be allowed on the bridge site (or the bike path as of approximately 8:15 p.m.) during this event, and that the bridge will be progressively reopened to traffic starting at 11:30 p.m.
2013 fireworks schedule:
- Saturday, June 22: Australia
- Friday, June 28: England
- Friday, July 5: Hong Kong, China
- Friday, July 12: Spain
- Saturday, July 20: United States
- Wednesday, July 24: Croatia
- Saturday, July 27: Canada
- Wednesday, July 31: Italy
- Saturday, August 3: Finale des étoiles Loto-Québec
To follow the firework schedule, we invite you to visit www.jacquescartierbridge.ca.
SOURCE: The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated
For further information:
The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI)
Office: 450 651-8771, ext. 232
Cell: 514 249-1940