Reconstruction of the Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge

Rank 2024


Industry Sector: Transportation

Project Type: Bridge

Project Value: $2.3 billion

Funding Source: Public

Province: Quebec

City / Region: Montreal

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2030

The Île-aux-Tourtes bridge, which was commissioned in 1965, is located on autoroute Félix-Leclerc (autoroute 40) and links the island of Montréal (village of Senneville) and the Montérégie region (city of Vaudreuil-Dorion). This key structure is part of the strategic road network supporting trade. To ensure its sustainability, it will be rebuilt north of the existing bridge. The new bridge will include: three lanes in each direction; a multipurpose path; and wide shoulders designed for bus traffic only. 

Project Owner: Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable

Engineer: Tetra Tech-Cima+-Aecom (owner’s engineer); Arup / FNX-INNOV (Independent certifier); WSP (consulting engineer-Phase I/technical support services)

Contractor: Groupe Nouveau Pont Île-aux-Tourtes (Dragados Canada inc., Roxboro Excavation inc., Construction Demathieu et Bard (CDB); ACS Infrastructure Canada

Other Key Players: Strategia conseil (risk and financial advisor); Price-Waterhouse (management consultant); Marsh (insurance consultant); AGAT Labs

Legal: Gowling WLG