Complete closure of the Île-aux-Tourtes bridge over the weekend of March 15-18, 2024

Montréal, March 11, 2024. – The Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable wishes to inform road users that the Île-aux-Tourtes bridge, linking Senneville and Vaudreuil-Dorion on the Highway 40 (Félix-Leclerc) corridor, will be completely closed to traffic from Friday evening to Monday morning. This closure is required for preparatory work to build the approaches to the new Île-aux-Tourtes bridge.

Closures and traffic management

On Highway 40, between Senneville and Vaudreuil-Dorion

  • Complete closure of Autoroute 40 westbound between Exit 41 – Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue/Boul. des Anciens-Combattants/ Autoroute 20 westbound/Île Perrot and the entrance from avenue Saint-Charles, from Friday, March 15, at 11:59 p.m., until Monday, March 18, at 5 a.m.
    • In the westbound direction, access to Chemin Senneville will be maintained for users travelling to this area.
  • Complete closure of eastbound Autoroute 40 between Exit 35 – Vaudreuil-sur-le-Lac/Vaudreuil-Dorion/Av. St-Charles and the entrance from Boulevard des Anciens-Combattants, from Friday, March 15, at 11:59 p.m., until Monday, March 18, at 5 a.m.
    • The ramp leading from autoroute 40 to the Île-aux-Tourtes bridge will be closed at the interchange with autoroute 30. Users are invited to use Autoroutes 20 and 21 instead.
  • On Monday March 18 at 5 a.m., the temporary configuration of two lanes towards Vaudreuil-Dorion and one towards Montreal will be restored on the bridge.

Detours will be marked with temporary signage. The Ministry advises road users who will have to travel in the area to allow extra time to reach their destination.

Work may be postponed due to unfavourable weather conditions or operational constraints. Therefore, before taking to the road, we recommend you consult Québec 511, a practical tool to help you plan your travel.

The Ministry thanks road users for their cooperation. For their own safety and that of other workers, it is essential to respect the signage in place.