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As a main gateway to the city, the Bonaventure sector has a vital economic importance for Montreal. It includes the federal section of the Bonaventure Expressway as well as the Clement Bridge.

In a nutshell
In a nutshell

Opening of the Bonaventure Expressway: 1967

Traffic lane configuration


3 lanes towards Montreal

3 lanes towards Samuel-De Champlain Bridge / A-15 N. | A-20 W.

Speed limited to 70 km/h along the Hwy.


Trucks restrictions

A maximum height of 4.4 m. to drive under the Victoria Bridge.

Any non-standard dimensions must be submitted to PJCCI.

Technical data

Total length of the Bonaventure Expressway: 4.5 km


SECTION 10: This elevated section of the expressway starts over the Peel Basin of the Lachine Canal and ends at the Victoria Bridge.

Total length: 1,135 m

SECTION 11: This section starts west of the Victoria Bridge, runs along the St. Lawrence River, and ends before the Clément Bridge.

Total length: 1,111 m

SECTION 12: This section extends from Exit 4 to the north end of Gaétan-Laberge Boulevard.

Total length: 1,562 m *including the federal section of Gaétan-Laberge blvd.

SECTION 13: This section consists of the Clément Bridge and the S viaduct. It also includes two other viaducts on île des Soeurs.

Length: 708 m

Technical data
Clément Bridge

Built in 1966, the Clément Bridge connects to the Bonaventure Expressway from île des Soeurs and the Samuel De Champlain Bridge. This structure has eight spans, each consisting of thirteen precast prestressed concrete beams. Its total length is 332.4 m, its width is approximately 20.5 m, and it has two traffic lanes in each direction.

Clément Bridge
Innovative environmental project | Solution Bonaventure

Did you know that this sector was used in the past as a landfill for industrial and household waste? The Corporation therefore carried out an innovative environmental project to protect the St. Lawrence River from groundwater contaminants.

Learn more

Innovative environmental project | Solution Bonaventure

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