Travel Alert for Commercial Trucks Traveling into Quebec

07 August 2018

The purpose of this message is to inform carriers and trucks drivers from other provinces and neighbouring states of temporary restrictions to heavy vehicles on the Pont Honoré-Mercier (Mercier Bridge) to maintain fluidity during maintenance work. Mercier Bridge is located on route 138 and is a link to Montreal from the Montérégie region. 

Restrictions apply to trucks, tractors semi-trailers (3 or more axles) during traffic peaks on weekdays (Monday to Friday) at the following hours:

  • Between 5h-9h30 AM Northbound toward Montreal
  • Between 15h-19h PM Southbound toward Chateauguay.

Restrictions are effective from July 3rd until the end of the maintenance project.

In addition,  to facilitate alternative routes, toll on A-30 will not be effective for trucks at the following times:

  • between 4h30 – 10h AM toward Vaudreuil-Dorion
  • between 14h30 – 19h30 PM toward Brossard

Proper signage will be installed and enforcement will be conducted on a permanent basis to maintain road safety and facilitate compliance.

Further information is available on Québec 511 and at 1 866 341-5724. Finally, the trucking industry as well as the trade community will remained informed of any changes to those restrictions.

We would appreciate if you could circulate this notice through your networks.


Dave Henry
Direction générale de la sécurité et du camionnage

Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports

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