Jacques Cartier bridge and its metropolitan functions (Montreal)

Jacques Cartier bridge, Montreal

Set in the the urban scenery of Montreal, Jacques Cartier bridge is a main traffic asset, an urban lookout and an artistic spot.

Street art, Jacques Cartier bridge montreal

Street art (photo by B. Hervé)

Financial district backgound montreal

Financial district background (photo by B. Hervé)

Inner backyard, Montreal

Inner backyard (photo by B. Hervé)

The bridge was run in may 1930, 14 with only three traffic lines. The ones left were thought for potential trams. Traffic increase has made the five lines only used by cars. Every year, the bridge is crossed by 34,7 million of vehicules.

A main road traffic, Jacques Cartier bridge Montreal

A main road traffic (photo by B. Hervé)

A main road traffic, Jacques Cartier bridge Montreal

A main road traffic (photo by B. Hervé)

Path for bikers and pedestrians Cartier bridge Montreal

Path for bikers and pedestrians (photo by B. Hervé)

House of the USA during the World’s fair of 1967, the biosphere, actual museum of the environment, is accessible from the Jacques Cartier bridge.

Leading to the biosphere, St-Helen's island

Leading to the biosphere, St-Helen’s island (photo by B. Hervé)

Leading to the biosphere, St-Helen's island

Leading to the biosphere, St-Helen’s island (photo by B. Hervé)

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