List of crossings of the Rivière des Prairies

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This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Rivière des Prairies from the Saint Lawrence River upstream to the Ottawa River (Lac des Deux Montagnes).

Crossing Year Carries Location Coordinates and comments
Le Gardeur Bridge Qc138.svg Route 138 connects Montreal (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles) with Repentigny (North Shore) via Île Bourdon 45°42′13″N 73°29′1″W / 45.70361°N 73.48361°W / 45.70361; -73.48361
Laurier Railway Bridge[1] Canadian National Railway
Via Rail
connects Montreal (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles) with Repentigny/Charlemagne (North Shore) via Île Bourdon 45°42′10″N 73°29′8″W / 45.70278°N 73.48556°W / 45.70278; -73.48556
Charles de Gaulle Bridge Quebec Autoroute 40.svg Autoroute 40 connects Montreal (Rivière-des-Prairies—Pointe-aux-Trembles) with Terrebonne (Lachenaie district) (North Shore) 45°42′7″N 73°30′32″W / 45.70194°N 73.50889°W / 45.70194; -73.50889
Olivier Charbonneau Bridge[2][3][4](French) Quebec Autoroute 25.svg Autoroute 25 connects Montreal (Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles) with Laval (Saint-François) (Île Jésus) 45°38′16″N 73°37′14″W / 45.63778°N 73.62056°W / 45.63778; -73.62056
*2011 [A]
Pie IX Bridge Qc125.svg Route 125 connects Montreal (Montreal North) with Laval (Duvernay/Saint-Vincent-de-Paul) (Île Jésus) 45°35′57″N 73°38′49″W / 45.59917°N 73.64694°W / 45.59917; -73.64694
Centrale de la Rivière des Prairies (3 dams)[5][6] Hydro-Québec connects Montreal (Ahuntsic-Cartierville) with Laval (Duvernay) via Île de la Visitation and Île du Cheval de Terre, dam from Montreal to Île de la Visitation is upstream from (west of) the Papineau-Leblanc Bridge. 45°35′17″N 73°39′21″W / 45.58806°N 73.65583°W / 45.58806; -73.65583
Papineau-Leblanc Bridge Quebec Autoroute 19.svg Autoroute 19 connects Montreal (Ahuntsic-Cartierville) with Laval (Duvernay) 45°34′34″N 73°40′1″W / 45.57611°N 73.66694°W / 45.57611; -73.66694
Viau Bridge Qc335.svg Route 335 connects Montreal (Ahuntsic-Cartierville) with Laval (Pont-Viau) 45°33′26″N 73°40′32″W / 45.55722°N 73.67556°W / 45.55722; -73.67556
Montreal Metro Tunnel Montreal Metro Line 2 Orange connects Montreal (Ahuntsic-Cartierville) with Laval (Pont-Viau)
Unnamed bridge connects Montreal (Ahuntsic-Cartierville) with Île Perry,[7] Partial crossing
Bordeaux Railway Bridge Canadian Pacific Railway
Quebec Gatineau Railway
AMT Blainville-Saint-Jerome
connects Montreal (Ahuntsic-Cartierville) with Laval (Laval-des-Rapides) (via Île Perry). Includes a bicycle bridge[8]Route Verte 1 & 2[9] 45°32′53″N 73°41′58″W / 45.54806°N 73.69944°W / 45.54806; -73.69944
Médéric Martin Bridge Quebec Autoroute 15.svg Autoroute 15 connects Montreal (Ahuntsic-Cartierville) with Laval (Laval-des-Rapides) 45°32′25″N 73°42′45″W / 45.54028°N 73.71250°W / 45.54028; -73.71250
Lachapelle Bridge Qc117.svg Route 117 connects Montreal (Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Saint-Laurent) with Laval (Chomedey) 45°31′58″N 73°43′41″W / 45.53278°N 73.72806°W / 45.53278; -73.72806
Unnamed bridge Promenade des Îles connects Laval (Chomedey) with Île du Tremblay (Chomedey) only Partial crossing
Unnamed bridge Promenade des Îles connects Île du Tremblay (Chomedey) with Île Paton (Chomedey) only Partial crossing
Unnamed bridge Promenade des Îles connects Laval (Chomedey) with Île Paton (Chomedey) only Partial crossing
Louis Bisson Bridge Quebec Autoroute 13.svg Autoroute 13 connects Montreal (Pierrefonds-Roxboro/Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Saint-Laurent) with Laval (Chomedey and Sainte-Dorothée) 45°30′42″N 73°45′54″W / 45.51167°N 73.76500°W / 45.51167; -73.76500
Road bridge (name, if any, to come) connects Îles Laval with Sainte-Dorothée within Laval only Partial crossing
Railway bridges, R des P 1916 Canadian National Railway
AMT Deux-Montagnes
connects Montreal (Pierrefonds-Roxboro) with Îles Laval (Île Bigras station)
Now owned by the AMT
45°30′59″N 73°50′52″W / 45.51639°N 73.84778°W / 45.51639; -73.84778
connects Îles Laval with Sainte-Dorothée on Île Jésus (Laval Island). 45°31′18″N 73°51′19″W / 45.52167°N 73.85528°W / 45.52167; -73.85528
Jacques Bizard Bridge Boulevard Jacques Bizard connects Sainte-Geneviève with Île Bizard 45°29′15″N 73°52′5″W / 45.48750°N 73.86806°W / 45.48750; -73.86806 Partial crossing
Laval-sur-le-Lac Île-Bizard Ferry[10][11][12] a reaction ferry connecting Montreal (Île Bizard) with Laval (Laval-sur-le-Lac) Seasonal Partial crossing

See also[edit]


A Construction of the Highway 25 Bridge started in early 2008 and was finished in May 2011. It is a toll bridge.


  1. ^ Charlemagne et son histoire. Comité des fêtes du soixante-quinzième anniversairee de Charlemagne. 1986. pp. 134–135. ISBN 2-9800711-1-0. 
  2. ^ A25, the name of the private consortium that built the bridge and operates the toll system. Opens in (French), click on English
  3. ^ Renamed
  4. ^ Renamed.1
  5. ^ Hydro-Québec
  6. ^ Hydro-Québec
  7. ^ Île Perry
  8. ^ Bicycle path
  9. ^ Route Verte
  10. ^ "Montreal Area Cycling Trails: Île Bizard Trail". Archived from the original on 2008-04-21. Retrieved 2008-11-11. 
  11. ^ "Laval-sur-le-Lac/Île-Bizard crossing". Tourisme Québec. Retrieved 2008-11-12. 
  12. ^ Vélo Québec

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