Several road closures for Laval area as of March 8

By News Staff

The Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility is informing road users that there will be several closures starting March 8 in the Laval area to be aware of.

The Papineau-Leblanc bridge and a portion of Highway 19 will be completely closed from March 8 to 11, to replace the stays on the structure.

The closure will begin Friday at 10 p.m. and will end Monday at 4:30 a.m.

The roads will be closed going southbound between highway 440 (Jean-Noël-Lavoie) and Henri-Bourrassa Blvd.

A map of road closures is seen
Papineau-Leblanc Bridge sector – Complete closure of Highway 19 (Papineau) from March 8 to 11, 2024. (CNW Group/Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility)

Additionally, there will be a closure going north between Henri-Bourassa and de la Concorde Blvd., but access to Saint-Martin Blvd. will be possible.

If you want to travel between Montreal and Laval, road users can take the Médéric-Martin bridge (A-15) or the Pie-IX bridge (R-125).

Industriel Blvd. ramp exit

Construction work on the Industriel Blvd. exit ramp will resume on March 11.

The closure will include Highway 15 (des Laurentides) and the 440 (Jean-Noël-Lavoie) in Laval, along with service roads and certain ramps.

The construction will be carried out mainly at night to reduce the impact on traffic.

An elevated ramp under construction is seen in Laval
Elevated ramp under construction – A-440 and A-15 interchange in Laval (CNW Group/Ministry of Transport and Sustainable Mobility)

Starting March 11, the left lane on the service road of Highway 15 going northbound towards Highway 440 will be closed.

Highway 15 going northbound, to exit no. 10 A-440 will be closed from at night from March 13 to 14.

The traffic will be diverted to the service roads.

From March 18 to 28, the entire service road of Highway 15 going northbound towards Highway 440 will be completely closed.

Additionally, the ramps on the interchange of highways 440 and 15 will be closed.

The Ministry reminds drivers that the speed limit in construction zones is reduced to 80 km/h on the expressways of highways 440 and 15 and to 50 km/h on the service roads.

The work could be postponed, extended, or cancelled due to weather conditions or operational constraints.

The Ministry recommends that drivers should prepare for a longer travel time if they’re coming to the area because congestion is to be expected.

Detour routes will be marked with temporary signage.

Transport Ministry suggests consulting Québec 511 before you head out on the road.

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