Construction will prompt the closure of several highways in Montreal this weekend, while many roads and bridges throughout the province continue to be closed due to flooding.
Drivers who use the Turcot Interchange will find many connections closed from midnight Friday May 3 until 5 a.m. Monday May 6.
They include: Highway 15 South (Decarie Expressway) to Highway 20 West and Route 136/Highway 720 (Ville Marie Expressway)
Highway 20 East to Route 136/Highway 720 (Ville Marie Expressway)
Highway 20 East to Highway 15 South
Highway 15 North to Route 136/Highway 720 (Ville Marie Expressway)
Meanwhile the Robert Bourassa Blvd. entrance to the Ville Marie Expressway is closed until 5 a.m. Monday May 6 while the city of Montreal does work on a water main.
MUHC adjacent closure
Saint Jacquee St. will be closed between Decarie Blvd. and Glen Rd. from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday.
The entrance to Highway 15 south from René Levesque Blvd. will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday.
Route 132 East and West will be closed from Friday night until Monday morning. The Marie-Victorin service road will be open.
Jacques Cartier Bridge
This weekend only one lane will be available in each direction for drivers, from 11 p.m Friday, May 3 until 5 a.m. Monday, May 6.
One sidewalk will periodically be closed as well, with pedestrians and cyclists being directed toward the path on the other side of the bridge.
The access ramp from Jean Drapeau Park toward Montreal will also be closed.
One of the southbound lanes will be closed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. on the night of Sunday May 5, and for the next three nights.
In Mirabel Route 117, Curé Labelle Blvd., is closed between Sainte-Marguerite and Highway 50.
Train service is free during the week on the Saint Jerome line until Route 117 reopens, but passengers on the weekend must buy a ticket.
Many smaller roads are closed throughout the Ottawa Valley because of flooding.