Traffic may be difficult throughout the weekend between the Champlain Bridge corridor and downtown Montreal. While the Bonaventure Expressway will be reduced to one lane at the height of Nuns’ Island, the strap of the Turcot Interchange, which connects Highway 15 North to Highway 720 East, towards the center -town will in turn completely closed.
After months of work, the reconstruction of the pavement on the elevated portion of the Bonaventure Expressway, between the Champlain Bridge and the city center, is finally over. The big construction site will disappear in a few days. The demobilization of the site and the paving work and pavement marking will result, however various obstacles until Tuesday morning.
All weekend, traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions, at the height of Nuns’ Island. Motorists exiting the Champlain Bridge will not achieve either the Bonaventure from exit 58 of Highway 15 North, which will also be completely closed until 5 am Monday morning. For their part, motorists approaching the city center can not access to the highway by the entry of Brennan Street and headed for the Champlain Bridge
Tomorrow, starting at 20 pm, the highway will be closed between the city center and the Champlain Bridge, and this in both directions. Motorists heading towards the city center will have to leave the motorway at junction 2 of the Pierre-Dupuy Avenue and take a detour road via the local network of the city.
Motorists arriving from the town center on their way to the Champlain Bridge will meanwhile forgetting the Bonaventure and take rather the Ville-Marie highway (A720) and Highway 15 south.
These barriers will also be in place throughout the night from Monday to Tuesday. The highway should be completely reopened before the peak at 5 am Tuesday morning.
In the Turcot interchange, the ramp that connects Highway 15 North to Highway 720 East, towards downtown Montreal, is also closed, day and night, for the whole weekend. Users of Highway 15 coming from Champlain bridge and who go to the city center should take Highway 20 West to exit 67 (Notre Dame / Angrignon Boulevard), before half turn and take Highway 20 eastbound to return to the Turcot interchange and cross, towards the city center.
The ramp will be reopened to traffic Monday morning at 5 am.