Pierre Laporte Bridge

Also known as: Pont Pierre-Laporte, New Quebec Bridge
Pierre-Laporte Bridge, Saint-Nicolas, Les Chutes-de-la-Chaudière-Ouest, Levis, Quebec, Canada
Pierre Laporte Bridge is a minor waterways place on the Saint Lawrence Seaway (North Atlantic to South Shore Canal) between St Pierre et Miquelon (Entrance to the Saint Lawrence Seaway) (780.05 miles to the east) and SLS - Richelieu Junction (Junction of the Saint Lawrence Seaway with the Richelieu River at Sorel-Tracy) (95.72 miles to the west).
The nearest place in the direction of St Pierre et Miquelon is Pont Du Quebec; 0.15 miles away.
The nearest place in the direction of SLS - Richelieu Junction is SLS - Sainte-Anne Junction (Junction of the Saint Lawrence Seaway with the Sainte-Anne River); 44.32 miles away.

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There is a bridge here which takes a motorway over the canal.


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The Pierre Laporte Bridge (French: Pont Pierre-Laporte) is the longest main span suspension bridge in Canada. It crosses the Saint Lawrence River approximately 200 metres (660 ft) west of the Quebec Bridge between Quebec City and Lévis, Quebec. It is the longest non-tolled suspension bridge in the world.

It was originally named the New Quebec Bridge and was supposed to be called Pont Frontenac (Frontenac Bridge) until it was renamed in honour of Quebec Vice-Premier Pierre Laporte, who was kidnapped and murdered during the October Crisis of 1970 as construction of the bridge was nearing completion. The bridge was constructed for the Province of Quebec, Department of Roads in a joint venture with the private firm of Parsons Transportation Group.

It carries Autoroute 73, north from Autoroute 20, the Trans-Canada Highway, to Quebec City and Autoroute 40, and northwards towards Saguenay.

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French Restaurant
  • La Fenouillière
    3100 Chemin Saint-Louis, Quebec, G1W1R8 — 1567 yards to the north.
Pizza Place
Yoga Studio
Musical Instrument Store
  • MSP Musique
    140 Marie-Victorin, Lévis, G7A 2T2 — 658 yards to the south.
Hair Salon
  • Équilibre Beauté Santé (Skin Care Service, Makeup Artist)
    601-B route Des Rivières, Lévis, G7A 2T7 — 1189 yards to the south.
Hotel Resort
Video Creator
Art Gallery
Shopping & Retail
  • Créations Reka (Interior Design Studio, Home Decor)
    608 Route des rivières, Lévis, G7A 2T6 — 1193 yards to the south.
Emergency Rescue Service
Women's Health Clinic
  • Prenato (Pregnancy Care Center, Medical Company)
    Quebec — 1435 yards to the north.
Train Station
  • Gare VIA Sainte-Foy (Transportation Service)
    3255 ch. de la Gare, Quebec, G1W 3A8 — 1301 yards to the northwest.
  • Sainte-Foy station (Landmark & Historical Place)
    Quebec — 1297 yards to the northwest.
Italian Restaurant
Car Wash
Petting Zoo
Pet Service
Computer Company
  • CODE 18 (Computer Repair Service)
    155 Rte Marie-Victorin, Lévis, G7A 2T3 — 726 yards to the south.
Amusement & Theme Park
Local Business
  • Studio Aumont
    205, route Marie-Victorin, Saint-Nicolas, G7A 2W9 — 1098 yards to the south.
Travel & Transportation
Community Organization
  • Tango Québec
    Ville de Québec, Quebec — 618 yards to the north.
Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant
  • Ben & Florentine (Family Style Restaurant, Canadian Restaurant)
    770, Route des Rivières, Local 101, Lévis, G7A 2V1 — 1610 yards to the south.
Arts & Entertainment
  • MC Collection
    Lévis, Quebec, G6W 2X1 — 357 yards to the southeast.
  • Pont Pierre-Laporte (Landmark & Historical Place)
    Quebec — 42 yards to the northwest.
  • Quebec Bridge (Dim Sum Restaurant, Landmark & Historical Place)
    Quebec — 252 yards to the northeast.
  • Pierre Laporte Bridge (Landmark & Historical Place)
    Quebec — 48 yards to the west.
  • Pont de Québec (Landmark & Historical Place, Dim Sum Restaurant)
    Quebec — 252 yards to the northeast.
  • Galopin (French Restaurant)
    3135, chemin Saint-Louis, Quebec, G1W 1R9 — 1436 yards to the north.
Medical Center
Movie Theater
  • CinéMarie (Magazine)
    Quebec — 452 yards to the north.
Food Truck