Major Montreal Road Closures Will Immobilize The City This Weekend
How about we all just walk?
Montreal residents are in for another doozy of a weekend complete with major bridge and road closures, and.
To help you navigate the roads this weekend, we've compiled a complete list of closures:
The bridge will be closed on Saturday from 8:30pm to midnight.
The entire bridge will be closed all weekend. Normal traffic will resume at 5am on Monday.
The street will be closed downtown to make way for the largest street fair in Canada. It will reopen to regular-ish traffic on Monday. Parts of the street remain closed pending the resumption of construction on the facelift that will reduce it to one lane.
Access to route A-15 south is closed indefinitely.
Highway 15 – Turcot Interchange
It's best just to say clear of Highway 15. Closures are extensive. Here is a full list:
– Entire highway constricted to two lanes in each direction between Blvd. Gaétan-Laberge and Ave. Atwater
– Northbound to the NDG Tunnel constricted to two lanes in each direction
– Exit 57 northbound is closed
– Exit 61 northbound is closed
– Exit 60 southbound is closed
– Access to route A-15 north is closed
– The entire highway is closed from its wesern terminus to the Turcot Interchange
– Only two lanes are open in borth directions between the Turcot Interchange and the Ville-Marie Tunnel
– Access to A-15 south is closed
– Ave. Greene is closed in both directions until 2019
– Exist 2 westbound is closed
– Access from Fort St. is closed
– On Saturday, the route will be closed between Rue de la Montagne and Ave. Papineau between 8:30pm to midnight
– The Ville-Marie Tunnel is reduced to two lanes between exit 4 and exit 6
– The Viger Tunnel is reduced to three lanes in both directions
– Access from Rue Lucien-L'Allier westbound is completely closed
The highway's northbound lanes are completely closed between Blvd. Saint-Joseph and Ave. St-Pierre. The access ramp to route A-15 is closed as well.
Île-aux Tourtes Bridge
The bridge is still narrowed to two lanes westbound on weekends. There's no word yet if and when the bridge will be fully operational again.
The eastbound ramp to A-20 east will be reduced to one lane. The ramp to A-20 west is completely closed. Blvd. Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue is reduced to one lane in both directions between Rue Pullman and Rue Saint-Jacques.
Lanes in both directions have been narrowed and "diverted," according to the public works website. Officials plan to reopen the lanes by the end of July.
The street is constricted to one lane in each direction between Rue St-Rémi and Rue de Courcelle. The street is completely closed between Ave. Girouard and Blvd. Décarie.