Half the Mercier Bridge closing for maintenance

12/28/2011 02:08 EST | Updated 02/27/2012 05:12 EST

One side of the Mercier Bridge will be closed to traffic for 24 hours starting Thursday morning.

The closure, which affects the South Shore-bound side of the bridge, will allow crews to perform maintenance work.

East and westbound traffic will share the Montreal-bound section of the bridge between 5 a.m. Thursday and 5 a.m. Friday.

For more information on road closures and maintenance work, see Transport Quebec’s Quebec 511.