Category archives: Closures and detours

10
July
2014
16:36

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Communications

Honoré-Mercier Bridge: Major Hindrance to traffic planned begining the weekend of July 12 & 13, 2014

We would like to remind the public that half of the lanes the Honoré-Mercier Bridge will be closed for seven weeks from Friday, June 20, at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, August 11, at 5:00 a.m.

One lane will be open per direction while work takes placeConsult the details.

During this period, major work will take place day and night to replace a section of the deck on the federal portion of the Honoré Mercier Bridge, as well as to replace expansion joints and bridge bearings, and to carry out paving and marking work.

Also consult our other information about this major work:

DETAILS OF SEVEN WEEKS HINDRANCES ON THE HONORÉ MERCIER BRIDGE

Speed limit will be 50 km/hr.

  • One lane open towards Montreal (width 3.3 meters).
  • One lane open towards the South Shore (width 3 meters).
  • Service road between Route 132 > 138 closed.
    • Detour by Old Malone Road.
  • Service road between Route 138 > 132 open.
  • Access ramp from Châteauguay towards Montreal closed.
    • Detour by the service road 138 > 132 and the access ramp from La Prairie.
  • Access ramp from La Prairie towards Montreal open.
  • Access ramp from Airlie Street towards the South Shore closed.
    • Expect for buses.
  • Exit towards La Prairie open.
  • Exit towards Châteauguay open.
  • Exits on Montreal shore open.

The upriver bridge (West side) will be completely closed to traffic. One lane will be open per direction on the downriver bridge (East side).

HINDRANCES TO TRAFFIC AND DETOURS MAP

2014-06-20 10_55_58-Pont Mercier -travaux PJCCI 2014 - présentation des travaux_EN.pptx - PowerPoint

Take note that the Honoré-Mercier is under both provincial and federal jurisdictions. For more information, take a look at the Ministère des Transports du Québec’s (MTQ) web page and at the Jacques Cartier Champlain Bridges Incorporated’s (JCCBI) web site.

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09
July
2014
19:52

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Communications

Honoré Mercier Bridge – Complete overnight closure postponed to the night of July 19 to July 20, 2014

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (PJCCI), (the Corporation), wishes to announce to road users that the Honoré Mercier Bridge will be COMPLETELY CLOSED to overnight traffic between Saturday, July 19 at 10:00 p.m. to Sunday, July 20 at 9:00 a.m. This closure was initially planned for Saturday, July 12 at 10:00 p.m. to Sunday, July 13 at 9:00 a.m.

This closure is necessary to proceed with concreting operations in the crossover section between both directions of the bridge.

Road users are encouraged to use the Champlain Bridge as an alternative. The Jacques Cartier Bridge will be temporarily closed on Saturday, July 19, between 8:30 p.m. and approximately 11:30 p.m., for the fireworks presentation.

PJCCI also wishes to remind users that major work is currently underway on the federal section of the Honoré Mercier Bridge and will continue, day and night, for the next seven weeks, from June 20 to August 11, 2014, to replace a section of the deck and replace the expansion joints, install new bearings and proceed with paving and marking work.

Also consult our other information about this major work:

Take note that the Honoré-Mercier is under both provincial and federal jurisdictions. For more information, take a look at the Ministère des Transports du Québec’s (MTQ) web page and at the Jacques Cartier Champlain Bridges Incorporated’s (JCCBI) web site.

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26
June
2014
14:21

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Communications

Honoré-Mercier Bridge: Major Hindrance to traffic planned begining the weekend of June 28 & 29, 2014

We would like to remind the public that half of the lanes the Honoré-Mercier Bridge will be closed for seven weeks from Friday, June 20, at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, August 11, at 5:00 a.m.

One lane will be open per direction while work takes place. Consult the details.

IMPORTANT > Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 > Truck ban is lifted for the day.

Take note that the Honoré-Mercier is under both provincial and federal jurisdictions. For more information, take a look at the Ministère des Transports du Québec’s (MTQ) web page and at the Jacques Cartier Champlain Bridges Incorporated’s (JCCBI) web site.

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19
June
2014
15:04

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Communications

Honoré-Mercier Bridge: Major Hindrance to traffic planned begining the weekend of June 21 & 22, 2014 for 7 weeks

We would like to remind the public that half of the lanes the Honoré-Mercier Bridge will be closed for seven weeks from Friday, June 20, at 9:00 p.m. to Monday, August 11, at 5:00 a.m.

One lane will be open per direction while work takes place.

IMPORTANT > Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 > Truck ban is lifted for the day.

During this period, major work will take place day and night to replace a section of the deck on the federal portion of the Honoré Mercier Bridge, as well as to replace expansion joints and bridge bearings, and to carry out paving and marking work.

DETAILS OF SEVEN WEEKS HINDRANCES ON THE HONORÉ MERCIER BRIDGE

Speed limit will be 50 km/hr.

  • One lane open towards Montreal (width 3.3 meters).
  • One lane open towards the South Shore (width 3 meters).
  • Service road between Route 132 > 138 closed.
    • Detour by Old Malone Road.
  • Service road between Route 138 > 132 open.
  • Access ramp from Châteauguay towards Montreal closed.
    • Detour by the service road 138 > 132 and the access ramp from La Prairie.
  • Access ramp from La Prairie towards Montreal open.
  • Access ramp from Airlie Street towards the South Shore closed.
    • Expect for buses.
  • Exit towards La Prairie open.
  • Exit towards Châteauguay open.
  • Exits on Montreal shore open.

The upriver bridge (West side) will be completely closed to traffic. One lane will be open per direction on the downriver bridge (East side).

TRUCKS PROHIBITED DURING RUSH HOUR

In order to facilitate car traffic, trucks will be prohibited from MONDAY TO FRIDAY according to the following schedule:

  • From 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. > towards Montreal > trucks prohibited
  • From 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. > towards the South Shore > trucks prohibited

PUBLIC TRANSIT ENCOURAGED – DEDICATED LANE CREATED

During this work, road users are strongly encouraged to use the various types of public transit and favour carpooling.

CHÂTEAUGUAY BUS – See CITSO website

  • Dedicated bus lane at the bridge approaches to facilitate access.
  • Park-and-ride spots in Châteauguay: 419 spots.

CIT FROM HAUT-SAINT-LAURENT – See CIT website

CANDIAC TRAIN LINE – See AMT website

  • 18 departures during the week from Candiac (See full schedule)
  • The train goes to Vendôme (33 minutes to get there) and Lucien-L’Allier (40 minutes to get there)

Available parking spots on this line:

  • Sainte-Catherine: 849 spots
  • Candiac Station: 375 spots
  • Delson Station: 170 spots
  • Saint-Constant: 351 spots

DETOURS VIA OTHER BRIDGES

Traffic will be particularly heavy during this work; here are a few alternatives:

Detour via the Champlain Bridge

  • Access will be easier before 6 a.m. towards Montréal; during the summer, the Champlain Bridge has reserve capacity early in the morning
  • The Champlain Bridge will also be easier to access via the on-ramp coming from Route 132 West
  • Coming from La Prairie, Candiac, Delson, Saint-Constant or Sainte-Catherine, you can use this route (see route) to more easily reach this ramp

Detour via the A-30 Express (toll bridge)

  • To access Montreal via the A-20 or A-40 (see routes) or if heading towards Ottawa, Gatineau or Toronto

HINDRANCES TO TRAFFIC AND DETOURS MAP

2014-06-20 10_55_58-Pont Mercier -travaux PJCCI 2014 - présentation des travaux_EN.pptx - PowerPoint

 

Take note that the Honoré-Mercier is under both provincial and federal jurisdictions. For more information, take a look at the Ministère des Transports du Québec’s (MTQ) web page and at the Jacques Cartier Champlain Bridges Incorporated’s (JCCBI) web site.

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