The commute into Montreal from the South Shore slowed to an even slower crawl than normal Thursday because of a truck fire. Around 5:10 a.m. the trailer of an 18-wheeler travelling north on Highway 25 caught fire.
There is one more weekend of work necessary on the Turcot Interchange before its new configuration comes into effect. Once it's done the new spaghetti-like loop of ground-level transfers will be in place and several highway entrances and exits will be closed for years to come.
With work on the Turcot Interchange having passed the halfway point, the consortium in change of construction showed off the newly-created ramps and roadways that drivers will begin using in the next few weeks.