Quebec Autoroute 440 (Laval)

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Autoroute 440
Autoroute Laval
Route information
Maintained by Transports Québec
Length: 18.2 km[2][1] (11.3 mi)
Existed: 1974[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: A-13 in Laval
  A-15 / A-19 in Laval
East end: A-25 in Laval
Highway system

Quebec provincial highways

A-410 A-440
For Autoroute 440 in Quebec City, see Quebec Autoroute 440 (Quebec City).

Autoroute 440 (or A-440, also known as Autoroute Laval) is a provincial highway that runs across the city of Laval, Quebec from Autoroute 13 to Autoroute 25. It is currently 18.2 km (11.3 mi) long, proceeding across Île Jésus on an east-west axis. It links every highway or expressway that connects Montreal to the North Shore.

Originally, it would have continued West in the Avenue des Bois corridor and crossed Rivière des Prairies on Bigras and Bizard Islands. On the latter island, the right-of-way is actually a public park. On the Island of Montreal, the A-440 right-of-way is just west of Boulevard Chateau-Pierrefonds. The autoroute would have ended at the Chemin Sainte-Marie interchange (Exit 49) on Autoroute 40.

  • Western terminus: Av. Des Bois (Ste-Dorothée neighbourhood) (km 16)
  • Eastern terminus: Autoroute 25 (St-Vincent-De-Paul neighbourhood) (km 34)
  • Lowest Annual Average Daily Traffic: 13 500 vpd (between R-117 and Avenue des Bois) (2000)
  • Highest Annual Average Daily Traffic: 131 000 vpd (between Des Laurentides blvd. and Industriel blvd.) (2000)

Years of construction[edit]

A-440 was built over the following timeline:

From Exit To Exit Date
Route 117 19 A-15 22 1974
A-13 17 Route 117 19 1975
A-15 22 Route 335 25 1975
Route 335 25 A-19 27 1976
A-19 27 A-25 South (now
Route 125 South)
34 1979
Route 125 South, (former
A-25 South)
34 New A-25 South (existing
autoroute renumbered)
(?) 2011

Note: Only service roads were originally built from A-13 to Boulevard Industriel (Exit 24), but they were signed as Autoroute 440 until the autoroute was completed in 1994.

Interchanges from West to East[edit]

Municipality No. Intersecting Roads Notes
Laval (16) Avenue des Bois Exit number not signed, based on kilometre post
17 Quebec Autoroute 13.svgAutoroute 13 (Autoroute Chomedey)
19 Qc117.svgRoute 117 (Boulevard Curé-Labelle) / Boulevard Chomedey
22 Quebec Autoroute 15.svgAutoroute 15 (Autoroute des Laurentides)
24 Boulevard Industriel
25 Qc335.svgRoute 335 South (Boulevard des Laurentides) / Boulevard René-Laennec
27 Quebec Autoroute 19.svgAutoroute 19 (Autoroute Papineau) / Qc335.svgRoute 335 North (Boulevard Des Laurentides)
30 Qc125.svgRoute 125 to Pie-IX Bridge / Montée Saint-François
34 Qc125.svgRoute 125, formerly Quebec Autoroute 25.svgAutoroute 25 To Pie IX Bridge
(?) New Quebec Autoroute 25.svgAutoroute 25 To Olivier Charbonneau Bridge Former Autoroute 25 between interchange 34 and interchange (?) was renumbered to Quebec Autoroute 440.svg Autoroute 440

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Répertoire des autoroutes du Québec" (in French). Transports Québec. Retrieved 2008-02-23. 
  2. ^ Ministère des transports, "Distances routières", page (?), Les Publications du Québec, 2005

External links[edit]

Route map: Google / Bing