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Southern Terminus: R-175 (Boulevard Laurier) junction near Université Laval.

Northern Terminus: A-40/A-73 interchange.

Routing: A-740 is a short highway highway that runs north-south to the west of Downtown Quebec City.  The highway is 7.4km in length.

Pictures on this page are arranged in order from south to north.  A-740 North photos are left-aligned in the last column, while A-740 south photos are right-aligned.  Center-line pictures are centered within the last column.



Location

Description

Photo

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Bound

Autoroute 740 ends at a signalized intersection with Route 175.  Click here for R-175 images.

Ville de Québec

View looking northerly along Autoroute 740 from just north of Boulevard Laurier.  Autoroute 740 has been designated in honour of Robert Bourassa.  Robert Bourassa was the 22nd Premier of Quebec, sitting from 1970-1976 and again from 1985-1994.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

View approaching the exit to Université Laval.  Beyond this traffic signal, Autoroute 740 is a full freeway northerly to beyond the Autoroute 40/73 interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Northbound signage at the off-ramp to Chemin des Queatre-Bourgeous and Chemin Ste-Foy.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Autoroute 740 passes through a short tunnel beneath the closely spaced Chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois and Chemin Ste-Foy interchanges.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Evening view looking northerly along Autoroute 740 from Chemin Ste-Foy.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 07/11/2016

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Northbound advanced signage for the upcoming Autoroute 440 interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Advanced signage for the off-ramp to Autoroute 440 East towards Downtown Quebec City.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

View looking northerly at the off-ramp to Autoroute 440 East.  Autoroute 740 meets Autoroute 440 at a convoluted interchange.  Many of the ramp connections are made via signalized intersections, and not free-flow ramps as one would typically expect between two freeways.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

View at the southbound off-ramp to Autoroute 440 East towards Downtown.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Southbound advanced signage for the ramp to A-440 East.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Northbound view at the off-ramp to Autoroute 440 West.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Signage at the southbound ramp to A-440 West.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Southbound signage in advance of the off-ramp to A-440 West.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Southerly view at the off-ramp to Rue Jacquard.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Southbound advanced signage for exit 6.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

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Ville de Québec

During a recent reconstruction project, a bus-only ramp was completed linking A-740 and Route 138.  Conventional vehicle access to Route 138 is provided via a standard interchange ahead.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Northbound advanced signage for the off-ramp to Route 138.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

View looking northerly at the off-ramp to Route 138.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Southerly view as Autoroute 440 passes beneath the Route 138 overpass.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

View looking southerly approaching the Route 138 interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Southbound advanced signage for the Route 138 interchange.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Northbound view at the off-ramp to Boulevard Père-Lelièvre

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Southerly view a the Boulevard Père-Lelièvre interchange

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Northbound advanced signage for the ramp to Autoroute 40-East and Autoroute 73-North.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Northerly view at the off-ramp to Autoroute 40-East and Autoroute 73-North.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Ville de Québec

Northbound signage at the off-ramp to Autoroute 40/440.

Photographer: Scott Steeves

Date: 10/03/2014

High-res: (1440x960)     (2400x1600)

Autoroute 40/73 is the major autoroute across the northern section of Quebec City.  Click here for A-40 images and here for A-73 images.


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