Long-term clo­sures to be­gin on Fri­day

Changes made to fa­cil­i­tate Tur­cot work; High­ways 40, 13 to see nightly shut­downs

Montreal Gazette - - CITY - JA­SON MAGDER

As of Fri­day, the High­way 15 south ac­cess to­ward the Cham­plain Bridge from the Ville-Marie Ex­press­way will be closed at 10:30 p.m. un­til some time in 2019.

The entrance to High­way 15 south from De La Vérendrye Blvd. will also be closed start­ing at 11:59 p.m.

These are the first two of sev­eral clo­sures com­ing this fall as part of the Tur­cot In­ter­change re­con­struc­tion project.

Next month, there will be sev­eral other clo­sures in the in­ter­change, no­tably the Fort St. and the Lu­cien L’Al­lier St. en­trances to the west­bound Ville-Marie, the StJac­ques St. exit off the west­bound Ville-Marie, and the High­way 20 west ac­cess from the Dé­carie Ex­press­way. All the clo­sures are ex­pected to last un­til some­time in 2019.

There will also be sev­eral night­time clo­sures this week for provin­cial in­spec­tors to ex­am­ine the struc­tures on High­way 13 and High­way 40.

High­way 40 east­bound was closed near High­way 13 overnight Tues­day. The entrance from south­bound High­way 13 to the east­bound High­way 40 also was closed.

On Wed­nes­day night, west­bound High­way 40 will be closed at High­way 13 and the entrance from south­bound High­way 13 to the west­bound High­way 40 will also be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next day.

On Thurs­day, the ramp from High­way 40 west to High­way 13 north will be closed and the entrance from High­way 13 north to High­way 40 west will be closed. The High­way 13 south entrance to the east­bound High­way 40 will be closed, and the ser­vice road on both sides of High­way 40 near High­way 13 will also be closed. The Thurs­day clo­sures will all be from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

On Fri­day night, High­way 13 south at High­way 40 will be closed from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. and the north­bound high­way will be closed at High­way 40 from 1:30 a.m. to 5 a.m.

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