The Bonaventure Expressway will be shut down this weekend due to ongoing roadwork.
The expressway will be completely shut down towards Montreal from tonight starting at 8 p.m. until Monday, December 16 at 6 a.m.
Meantime, in the other direction, the expressway will be closed towards the Champlain Bridge from tomorrow, Saturday, at 1 p.m. until Monday at 6 a.m.
Traffic jams are expected in the downtown area and on roads near the Bonaventure Expressway, especially with events both Saturday and Sunday night at the Bell Centre.
The federal bridge authority is advising motorists to use the Jacques Cartier Bridge or Highway 15 off the Champlain Bridge and then the Ville-Marie Expressway.
For more information and detour options, go to the bridge authority's website.