Quebec Autoroute 540

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Autoroute 540
Autoroute Duplessis
Route information
Maintained by Transports Québec
Length: 5.1 km[2][1] (3.2 mi)
Existed: 1966[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: A-73 / Route 175 in Québec
  A-40 in Québec
North end: Route 138 in Québec
Location
Major cities: Québec City
Highway system

Quebec provincial highways

A-540 A-573

Autoroute 540 is a short spur highway, connecting Route 138 to Autoroute 73 and linking the Jean Lesage International Airport with the Pierre Laporte Bridge. It is also known as Autoroute Duplessis, honouring former Premier Maurice Duplessis.

Exit list[edit]

Exit numbers on Autoroute 540 are numbered from north to south, unlike other Autoroutes which are numbered from south to north. The entire route is located in Québec City, Capitale-Nationale

km mi Exit Destinations Notes
0.00 0.00 Route 175 north (Boulevard Laurier)
10 Route 175 south (Pont de Québec) / Chemin Saint-Louis Southbound exit and northbound entrance; exit 134E on A-73
9 A-73 south (Pont Pierre-Laporte) to A-20 – Montréal Southbound exit and northbound entrance; exit 134O on A-73
8 Boulevard Hochelaga
6 Chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois
5 Chemin Sainte-Foy
3 A-40 (Autoroute Charest) to A-440 – Québec Centre-Ville, Montréal Signed as exits 3E (east) and 3O (west)
Avenue Jules-Verne At-grade intersection; terminus of freeway section
5.10 3.17 Route 138 (Boulevard Wilfred-Hammel) – Québec, Trois-Rivières At-grade intersection
5.10 3.17 Aéroport Jean-Lesage Continuation beyond Route 138 via Route de l'Aéroport
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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 / Google

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