The Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports announced that the Chemin Des Chenaux overpass at Highway 40, in Vaudreuil-Dorion will be closed for an indefinite period.
This bridge, built in 1965, is subject to regular inspections. It has been in load restriction since November 2017. In the course of a recent inspection defects affecting its bearing capacity were noted.
Closure of the bridge is effective starting immediately
- North direction: Cité-des-Jeunes Boulevard , Saint-Charles Avenue, Chemin Dumberry
- South direction: Chemin Dumberry, Saint-Charles Avenue , Cité-des-Jeunes Boulevard
The detour roads will be marked with signs.
The Ministry is finalizing the evaluation of the structure and bearing capacity of the bridge. Details of the required interventions will be announced in early October. The safety of road users on Highway 40 is not compromised.