Quebec Autoroute 440 (Laval)

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Autoroute 440
Autoroute Jean-Noël-Lavoie
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 (TCH) / 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 Jean-Noël-Lavoie and previously 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/TCH 22 1974
A-13 17 Route 117 19 1975
A-15/TCH 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)
16 (A-25) 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) Route 148 (Avenue des Bois) Exit number not signed, based on kilometre post
17 A-13 (Autoroute Chomedey) – Montreal, P.E. Trudeau Airport, St-Eustache
19 Route 117 (Boulevard Curé-Labelle) / Boulevard Chomedey
22 A-15 (TCH) (Autoroute des Laurentides) – Mirabel Airport, Saint-Jérôme, Montreal
24 Boulevard Industriel
25 Route 335 south (Boulevard des Laurentides) / Boulevard René-Laennec
27 A-19 (Autoroute Papineau) / Route 335 north (Boulevard Des Laurentides)
30 Route 125 / Montée Saint-François
34 Route 125 formerly Autoroute 25 To Pie IX Bridge
16 (A-25) A-25 Former Autoroute 25 between interchange 34 and interchange 16 of the new A-25 alignment was renumbered to 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: Bing