Weekend traffic: fireworks will block Jacques-Cartier bridge

Here’s what to look for during the Fête nationale weekend.

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Here are some closures for drivers to watch out for in and around Montreal for the Fête nationale weekend.

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The source tunnel: Completely closed towards Longueuil from midnight to 6am on Friday, and only one lane open towards Montreal during the same period.

Jacques Cartier Bridge: Completely closed to drivers on Saturday from 8:30pm to 11:30pm so pedestrians can watch the fireworks. Access ramps will be closed from 20:00

Honoré Mercier Bridge: From 2:00 am on Saturday to 7:00 am on Sunday, one of the two spans will be closed, and one lane open in each direction in the remaining span. The same closures apply provisionally between 7am on Sunday and 5am on Monday.

Expressway Ville-Marie: From Sunday at 11 pm to Monday at 5 am Exit 6 (Berri St., St-Laurent Blvd.) will be closed.

Highway 10: From Sunday at 10pm until Monday at 5am, the east and west entrances to Marie-Victorin Blvd. on Highway 10 will be closed.

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Highway 13: From Sunday at 9 pm to Monday at 5 am, two of the three lanes will be closed between Exit 2 (Hickmore St.) and the next entrance on Highway 13 North. Southbound, two of the three lanes are closed from the Highway 520 East exit and the Hickmore entrance. The ramps from Highway 520 to Highway 13 South are also closed.

Highway 15: In Laval, south exit 14 towards Curé-Labelle Blvd. and Dagenais Blvd. will be closed from 21:00 on Thursday to 04:30 on Friday.

Highway 15/40 interchange: The ramp connecting Highway 15 South to Highway 40 East will be closed on Friday from 12:30 pm to 5 am.

Highway 20/30 interchange: In Boucherville, the Highway 20 West service road towards Montreal will be closed Saturday at 11:59 pm until Monday at 5 am

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Highway 20: From Sunday at 11 pm to Monday at 5 am, three of the four lanes will be closed on Highway 20 East at exit 62 (Dollard, St-Pierre Aves.), and two of the three lanes in both directions between 1st Ave. and St. – Exchange Pierre. In Longueuil, during the same period, exit 90 westbound (Varennes, LaPrairie) will be closed. Also in Longueuil, exit 82 eastbound (Jacques-Cartier Bridge) will be closed from 9pm on Sunday to 5am on Monday.

Highway 40: Departures for Côte-Vertu Blvd. will be closed Sunday night, westbound at 8:30 pm and eastbound at 11 pm, both until Monday at 5 am. Sunday at 5 am on Monday. From Sunday at 10:30 pm to Monday at 5 am, Exit 71 Westbound (St-Laurent Blvd.) will be closed. In Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, it will be completely closed westbound on Anciens-Combattants Blvd. from 11 pm on Thursday to 5 am on Friday, with traffic diverted to the service lane.

Route 125: Pie-IX Blvd. will be closed Sunday at 10pm until Monday at 5am between St-Martin and de la Concorde Blvds., the south side of Route 125 will be fully closed and one of the two lanes will be closed on the north side.

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