How to avoid traffic this weekend

News 25 August, 2017
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    MONTREAL | weekends follow and resemble each other on the road network of the metropolitan region. A few roads are to be avoided in order to avoid network congestion.

    The Honoré-Mercier bridge will be reduced to one lane on two between Montreal and Kahnawake in the direction of the South Shore of Friday, 21 am to Saturday 8 h.

    Turcot Interchange

    On highway 15 south (Decarie), it will be impossible to take the junction leading to the highway 136 east (highway 720 east/city centre) Friday 23: 59 to Monday, 5 h.

    In addition, motorists travelling on the highway 20 east (from Memory) will not take the ramp leading to the highway 136 east (highway 720 east/city centre) from Friday 23: 59 and continuing until Monday, 5 h.

    Interchange Saint-Pierre

    The exchanger St-Pierre will not be left out because the ramp from route 138 east (from the Honoré-Mercier bridge) to highway 20 east will be closed to traffic from Friday 23 p.m. to Monday, 5 h.


    The Notre-Dame street West will not be an option for motorists between the boulevard Monk, and street Saint-Rémi Friday 20 a.m. to Monday 5 a.m. since it will be completely closed, and this, in both directions.

    Street Williams will be prohibited in the westbound direction between Duke street and Nazareth Friday 22 h Sunday 22 h.

    Of more street, between McGill and Saint-Pierre, Notre-Dame street West will not be accessible from Friday 7 p.m. to Monday 7 a.m.

    North shore and South Shore

    In Laval, the service road of highway 13 south will have only one lane available to traffic from Friday 23 p.m. to Sunday 4: 30 pm.

    Highway 50 will be closed in both directions between exits 285 (boulevard Henri-Fabre) and 279 (Saint-Colomban, chemin Saint-Simon) Friday 21 a.m. to Saturday 5 h.

    In the Montérégie region, the autoroute René-Lévesque (132) will see its number of lanes from three to one to the height of the Champlain bridge in Brossard Friday 22 p.m. to Monday, 1 h.