MONTREAL | gateway cycling of the Victoria bridge to Saint-Lambert will be closed for the entire season 2020 for reasons of security, announced on Friday that the Société du parc Jean-Drapeau (SPJD).
Structural problems have been identified on the bridge, and an engineering firm commissioned to assess the situation. The SPJD has come to the decision to close the road following a recommendation from this firm.
The evaluators from the engineering firm found that the gateway no longer has a load-bearing capacity and that it will have to be rebuilt completely in order to be safe again.
The SPJD is currently seeking alternatives to establish a bikeway link temporary by the end of the work.
To cross to Montreal, the cyclists from Saint-Lambert shall take the tracks multi-functional bridges Jacques Cartier and Samuel de Champlain.