Complete closure of René-Lévesque boulevard between the Champlain Bridge and the Claude-Robutel roundaboutfrom January 19 to 22, 2018

UPDATE 01/22/2018 – 7:15 a.m : The René-Lévesque boulevard is now open

As part of the construction of the new Champlain Bridge, Signature on the Saint Lawrence would like to inform road users that René-Lévesque boulevard (north) between the Champlain Bridge and the Claude-Robutel roundabout on Nun’s Island will be completely closed from  9 p.m. on Friday, January 19th to  9 p.m. on Monday, January 22nd in order to  carry out roadway rebuilding work, that need to be done.. Note that the access ramp to downtown (A-10 west) from the Claude-Robutel  will reopen the night of January 18th to 19th.

While René-Lévesque boulevard is closed, commuters will be able to use the Île-des-Soeurs boulevard as a detour. Proper signage will be installed to indicate the route to be followed. Moreover, STM buses will have access to a reserved lane leading to Île-des-Sœurs boulevard.

Note that on Monday, January 22nd, the traffic lights on Île-des-Sœurs boulevard will be operating in flashing mode. Plus, SPVM police officers will be on hand to direct morning and afternoon rush-hour traffic.

Drivers are encouraged to check our website or follow us on Twitter @nouv_champlain for up-to-date information about the traffic disruptions. You can learn about the main disruptions on the Waze community-based traffic and navigation app as well.

We also strongly urge drivers to check the MTQ website before setting out or to follow the MTQ on Twitter @Qc511_Mtl for information on all disruptions in the Greater Montreal road network. Public transit users can visit the STM or RTL websites to see what impact this will have on their routes and bus stops.