Traffic on Montreal’s freeway network may still be difficult this weekend, while delays due to numerous works are expected in the coming days.
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Hwy 13 near Dorval between Exit 2 (Hickmore Street) and Hwy 40 is closed until 5 a.m. Tuesday. In a press release, Mobilité Montréal proposes taking Hickmore Street, then Chemin de la Côte-de-Liesse Est, Highway 520 East and Highway 40 East. Users heading to Hwy 520 West will continue on Hickmore Street and make a U-turn on Ness Street.
Near Pointe-Claire, the access road between the Saint-Jean Boulevard exit and the Doyon Avenue entrance is closed until 5 a.m. Monday, this time for work related to the Réseau Express metropolitan (REM) project. The Mobilité Montréal proposes a detour via the boulevards Saint-Jean South and Hymus.
In addition, the eastbound Ville-Marie Tunnel between the Turcot interchange and the entrances to Notre-Dame Ouest and de la Cathédrale streets will be closed until 5am on Tuesday. Mobility Montreal proposes two diversions. Motorists coming from Highway 20 East and Highway 15 South must first proceed via the ramp to Highway 15 South and take exit 60 (Boulevard Gaétan-Laberge, Verdun, Montreal Downtown) to access the Bonaventure Expressway and Robert-Bourassa Boulevard to get . Motorists coming from Autoroute 15 North are advised to take the ramp onto Autoroute 20 West, make a U-turn at Exit 65 (Angrignon Boulevard) and take Autoroute 20 East.
For the second straight weekend, the east ramp, which leads from Highway 20 East (Exit 63) to the Honoré Mercier Bridge, will also be closed until Monday morning. A detour is recommended by continuing on Highway 20 East and turning at exit 65 (rue Saint-Jacques, Boulevard Angrignon) via Boulevard de Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.
Finally, Rue Notre-Dame Est between Rue Viau and Rue Dickson is closed until 5 a.m. Tuesday for concrete work under the responsibility of the Port of Montreal Authority. Mobilité Montréal suggests that motorists take a detour via rue Hochelaga and boulevard Pie-IX.