A cyclist was injured early Tuesday morning in the lower Laurentians - struck by a vehicle that fled after the impact. The 21-year-old driver of the car was arrested shortly after and brought in for questioning.
On Saturday, there were four serious motorcycle accidents in different areas around the province. Most motorcyclists walked away with serious injuries, but an accident in Laval involving a 22-year-old man was fatal.
In the Turcot Interchange, Highway 15 northbound will be closed at exit 63 just after the Champlain Bridge. All ramps heading to Decarie Expressway northbound will also be closed, so the first chance to get into the trench will be at Edouard-Montpetit.
Today, Quebec’s Transport Minister announced that his ministry is investing a total of $15 million dollars into feasibility studies for nine transit projects covering Montreal, Laval, the North Shore, and the South Shore.
With traffic on the Mercier Bridge reduced to one lane in each direction creating havoc for motorists, a group of South Shore mayors met with Quebec’s transport minister on Thursday to find ways to relieve the pressure.
Crane operators gathered in Montreal Tuesday morning to discuss what they will do about new provincial regulations.
They are in the second day of a province-wide wildcat strike to protest the change in regulations for specialized construction workers.
Parts of Highway 40 and 13 will be closed this weekend as crews work on the overpass, while heading west through the Turcot Interchange will be impossible, and the Victoria Bridge will be closed. The Jacques Cartier Bridge will be closed for a bicycle ride on Sunday, and other routes will be closed over the weekend.