Quebec Autoroute 540 (Quebec City)

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For the former Autoroute 540 in the Montreal suburb of Vaudreuil-Dorion, see Quebec Autoroute 540 (Vaudreuil-Dorion) and Quebec Autoroute 30.

Autoroute 540 shield

Autoroute 540
Autoroute Duplessis (Duplessis Autoroute)
Route information
Maintained by Transports Québec
Length: 5.1 km[2][1] (3.2 mi)
Existed: 1966[1] – present
Major junctions
North end: Qc138.svg Route 138
  Quebec Autoroute 40.svg Autoroute 40
South end: Quebec Autoroute 73.svg Autoroute 73 & Qc175.svg Route 175
Location
Major cities: Quebec 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. Exits are numbered from North to South, unlike other Autoroutes which have their exits numbered from South to North.

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