Quebec Autoroute 20

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Autoroute 20
Autoroute Jean-Lesage
Autoroute du Souvenir
Trans-Canada Highway
Route information
Maintained by Transports Québec
Length 579.7 km[1][2] (360.2 mi)
Existed 1964[1] – present
Main section
Length 534.5 km (332.1 mi)
West end Highway 401 towards Cornwall, ON
Major
junctions
A-30 in Vaudreuil-Dorion
A-520 in Dorval
A-13 in Montreal
A-15 in Montreal
A-720 in Montreal
A-10 in Montreal
A-25 (TCH) in Boucherville
A-30 in Sainte-Julie
A-55 in Drummondville
A-955 in Sainte-Eulalie
A-73 near Quebec City
A-85 (TCH) near Rivière-du-Loup
East end Route 132 near Rivière-du-Loup
Rimouski section
Length 45.2 km (28.1 mi)
West end Route 132 near Rimouski
East end Route 132 in Mont-Joli
Location
Major cities Vaudreuil-Dorion, Pointe-Claire, Montreal, Brossard, Longueuil, Boucherville, Sainte-Julie, Beloeil, Saint-Hyacinthe, Drummondville, Lévis, Montmagny, Rivière-du-Loup, Rimouski, Mont-Joli
Highway system

Quebec provincial highways

A-19 A-25

Autoroute 20 is a Quebec Autoroute, following the Saint Lawrence River through one of the more densely populated parts of Canada, with its central section forming the main route of the Trans-Canada Highway from the A-25 interchange to the A-85 interchange. At 585 km (363.5 mi), it is the longest Autoroute in Quebec. It is one of two main links between Montreal and Quebec City; the other is the A-40.

There are two sections of the A-20, separated by a 57 km (35.4 mi) gap. The mainline extends for 540 km (335.5 mi) from the Ontario border to its current terminus at Trois-Pistoles. The second, more northerly section is far shorter (44 km (27.3 mi)). Constructed as a super two autoroute (one lane in each direction), this section of the A-20 bypasses Rimouski to the south and ends at a roundabout junction with Highway 132 in Mont-Joli. While the Quebec government has completed environmental and economic reviews of the impact of linking the two sections of Autoroute 20,[3] it has not committed the funds necessary for construction. Citing the high number of accidents on the Rimouski-Mont-Joli link of the A-20,[4] many politicians in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region have criticized the government's lack of progress in linking the two sections of autoroute and twinning the two-lane portion.

Description[edit]

Autoroute du Souvenir[edit]

The ending of Ontario Highway 401 marks the beginning of Autoroute 20.

Montérégie[edit]

The A-20 begins at the Ontario-Quebec border near Rivière-Beaudette as the continuation of Ontario Highway 401, the westernmost section of the A-20 was named the Autoroute du Souvenir (Remembrance Highway) in 2007 to honour Canadian veterans. Road marker signs on this stretch of the autoroute feature a poppy (a traditional symbol of Remembrance in Canada).

At km 29, the A-20 crosses A-30 (former A-540) before becoming an urban boulevard for approximately eight kilometers (km 30 to 38) in Vaudreuil-Dorion and L'Île-Perrot. This stretch of highway takes the A-20 across the Ottawa River, the speed limit is 50 km/h (30 mph) in Vaudreuil-Dorion and 70 km/h (45 mph) in L'Île-Perrot. The A-20 once again becomes a limited-access highway at km 38, just before crossing the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal onto the Island of Montreal.

Montreal Region[edit]

The A-20 then traverses the West Island (in French, l'Ouest de l'Île) along the north shore of Lac Saint-Louis to an interchange with the A-520. Commonly called the Dorval Interchange, this exit is the main access to Montreal's Trudeau International Airport. Further east, the A-20 crosses the A-13 at its southern terminus, and then, at the St. Pierre Interchange, Route 138 west towards the Mercier Bridge.

Just west of downtown Montreal, the A-20, A-15, and A-720 meet at the Turcot Interchange. From this interchange, A-15 continues north to Laval while A-20 east is multiplexed with A-15 south on the approach to the Champlain Bridge. Traffic bound for the city centre continues as the A-720 (Autoroute Ville-Marie).

South Shore[edit]

Multiplexed with the A-10 and A-15, all three autoroutes cross the Saint Lawrence River via the Champlain Bridge to the South Shore (in French, Rive Sud). The multiplex splits south of the bridge, the A-20 parallels the south shore of the river through suburban Longueuil. The junction with the A-25 affords a direct connection to the Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine Bridge-Tunnel and Montreal's East End. The Trans-Canada Highway joins the A-20 at this junction.

Autoroute Jean-Lesage[edit]

The largest section of the A-20 (from its junction with A-25 to its easternmost terminus) is named after Jean Lesage, who served as Premier of Quebec from 1960 to 1966, during the Quiet Revolution. Autoroute Jean-Lesage currently exists as two discontinuous sections separated by about 55 kilometers:

  • The main section between the Louis-Hippolyte-Lafontaine Bridge-Tunnel and Trois-Pistoles in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region.
  • A shorter section that serves as a bypass of Rimouski and extends east to a final terminus at Route 132 in Mont-Joli.

Main section[edit]

Centre-du-Québec[edit]

From the junction with A-25, the A-20 travels east, away from the St. Lawrence River, at kilometer 98, the A-20 intersects the A-30 near Mont Saint-Bruno, crossing the Richelieu River (km 112) just north of Mont-Saint-Hilaire. Bypassing Saint-Hyacinthe, the A-20 forms a multiplex with Route 116 for six kilometers between exits 141 and 147, this section of the A-20 in Centre-du-Québec is located the furthest from the St. Lawrence River (approximately 45 kilometers). Between Drummondville and Sainte-Eulalie, the A-20 forms a multiplex with A-55 for 37 kilometers.

Quebec City Region[edit]

The A-20 continues across the St. Lawrence Lowlands and Quebec's agricultural heartland. The autoroute once again parallels the river as it approaches metropolitan Quebec City, from this point eastward, the A-20 is never more than five kilometers from the river. At km 312, the A-20 crosses the A-73, a north-south link between Saint-Georges and Quebec City via the Pierre Laporte Bridge. While the control city on the A-20 is listed as "Québec", the autoroute never enters the city proper, before departing the region the A-20 bypasses suburban Lévis.

Chaudière-Appalaches and Bas-Saint-Laurent[edit]
Autoroute 20 eastbound, south of Rivière-du-Loup

This section of the A-20 offers the motorist splendid views over the St. Lawrence River and the mountains of the Côte-Nord, especially Mont-Sainte-Anne and Le Massif, as it continues eastward, the A-20 passes the regional centres of Montmagny and La Pocatière before approaching Rivière-du-Loup and the junction with A-85 at km 499. The Trans-Canada Highway departs the A-20 at this interchange and travels south on A-85 toward Edmundston, New Brunswick and the Maritime Provinces. The eastern end of the main section of the A-20 is located in Trois-Pistoles, approximately 40 kilometres east of Rivière-du-Loup.

Rimouski section[edit]

The second section of Autoroute Jean-Lesage (km 597 to km 641) connects Rimouski to Mont-Joli, it begins at a junction with Route 132 in the village of Le Bic, approximately 55 km from the current terminus of the A-20 main section. Like its larger counterpart, the Rimouski section of the A-20 parallels the St. Lawrence, providing a southern bypass of Rimouski before ending (at another junction with Route 132) at the western approach to Mont-Joli.

This section of the A-20 is currently a single carriageway with occasional passing lanes, it was built to accommodate an eventual expansion to four lanes and most overpasses include the clearance needed to accommodate the additional lanes. The high accident rate along this section of the A-20 have prompted many politicians to call for the highway to be expanded to two lanes in each direction.

An electric fence has been installed on both sides of the highway between km 621 and 628 to prevent moose from crossing the road, while at km 624 an underpass has been constructed to allow wildlife to pass under the highway safely.

Future[edit]

Transports Québec (MTQ) is currently engaged in several projects designed to connect the two segments of the A-20 as well as replace outdated sections.

Greater Montréal[edit]

The MTQ plans to rebuild A-20 (currently an urban boulevard) through Vaudreuil-Dorion and Île-Perrot as a limited-access highway. There is no timeline for this project presently.

In Montréal, the MTQ has a major work project underway that will shift the autoroute north between Route 138 and the Turcot Interchange, this new roadway will be complete by the end of 2019.

Bas-Saint-Laurent[edit]

Long-range plans by the MTQ call for the two sections of the A-20 to meet. A 9.8 km section of single carriageway was opened to traffic on December 3, 2011 between Cacouna and L'Isle-Verte. As part of this project, a few kilometers of the highway near Cacouna was moved 1.5 km to the south and the old roadbed was destroyed. The MTQ timeline for completing the highway to Trois-Pistoles was met; it opened to traffic in November 2015. Overpasses were constructed for the St-Paul, St-Éloi and Drapeau roads.

Regarding the section from Trois-Pistoles to Le Bic, an environmental impact study is underway. Frustrated by the long delay in linking the two sections of the A-20, in 2013, Rimouski's Mayor proposed paying for the construction by tolling the autoroute.[5]

Citing predictions for an increase in ferry traffic to and from the Côte-Nord as a result of the Quebec government's Plan Nord, in 2011 the Mayor of Matane called for the further extension of the A-20 to his city.[6]

Popular culture[edit]

Autoroute 20 serves as the backdrop to the popular 2002 Quebec film Québec-Montréal by Ricardo Trogi about seven twenty-something travellers driving between the two cities.

The Quebec French expression "à l'autre bout de la 20" (in English, at the other end of the 20) refers to Montreal when the speaker is in Quebec City, and to Quebec City when one is in Montreal.

Other names[edit]

Older Anglophone Montrealers sometimes still refer to the section of the A-20 west of the city as Highway 2-20 (or "The Two and Twenty"), but the Route 2 designation was dropped in the mid 1970s.

Exit list[edit]

Region Location km mi Exit Destinations Notes
Montérégie Rivière-Beaudette 0.0 0.0 Highway 401 west – Toronto Quebec–Ontario boundary
2.5 1.6 2 Route 325 to Route 338 – Rivière-Beaudette, Saint-Télesphore
Saint-Zotique 5.3 3.3 6 Chemin Saint-Thomas
9.2 5.7 9 Saint-Zotique, Saint-Polycarpe, Saint-Télesphore
Les Coteaux 11.4 7.1 12 Les Coteaux
Coteau-du-Lac 13.6 8.5 14 Route 201 south – Pont Monseigneur Langlois, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
16.4 10.2 17 Route 201 north – Saint-Clet, Coteau-du-Lac
18.6 11.6 19 Chemin Saint-Emmanuel
Les Cèdres 21.5 13.4 22 Chemin Saint-Dominique
25.0 15.5 26 Saint-Lazare, Les Cèdres
Vaudreuil-Dorion 27.6 17.1 29 A-30 to A-40 / Highway 417 – Mirabel Airport, Gatineau, Ottawa, Montreal, Sorel-Tracy to toll bridge A-30 exit 5
31.6 19.6 Route 342 (Route Harwood) At-grade intersection
32.7 20.3 Route 338 (Chemin de Lotbinière) At-grade intersection
33.3 20.7 Avenue Saint-Henri At-grade intersection
Ottawa River 33.7–
34.2
20.9–
21.3
Taschereau Bridge
PincourtTerrasse-Vaudreuil city line 34.3 21.3 35 Boulevard Cardinal-Léger – Terrasse-Vaudreuil, Pincourt
L'Île-Perrot 36.7 22.8 Boulevard Don-Quichotte At-grade intersection
37.2 23.1 Boulevard Perrot At-grade intersection
37.8 23.5 Chemin de L'Île-Claude, Rue de L'Île-Bellevue Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Ottawa River 38.1–
38.4
23.7–
23.9
Galipeault Bridge
Montreal Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue 38.5 23.9 39 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue
Baie-D'Urfé 41.3 25.7 42 Rue Morgan
Beaconsfield 43.8 27.2 45 Avenue Woodland
47.2 29.3 48 Boulevard Saint-Charles
Pointe-Claire 48.7 30.3 49 Avenue Cartier
49.9 31.0 50 Boulevard Saint-Jean Signed as exits 50S (south) and 50N (north) westbound
51.5 32.0 51 Chemin du Bord-du-Lac Eastbound exit and entrance
Dorval 52.6 32.7 53 Boulevard des Sources
53.8 33.4 54 Boulevard Pine Beach, Boulevard Fénelon
54.5 33.9 56O P.E. Trudeau Airport
54.9 34.1 56E A-520 east / Avenue Dorval
Montreal 57.5 35.7 58 55e Avenue
59.3 36.8 60 A-13 north / 32e Avenue – Laval, Mirabel Airport A-13 exit 1
61.0 37.9 61 Rue Norman Westbound exit and entrance
61.9 38.5 62 1re Avenue, Rue Saint-Jacques / Avenue Dollard Westbound exit via exit 63
62.7 39.0 63 Route 138 west – Pont Mercier
63.9 39.7 64 Route 138 east / Rue Saint-Jacques, Boulevard Angrignon Route 138 exit 4
65.1 40.5 67 Rue Notre Dame, Boulevard Angrignon Eastbound exit via exit 64
67.3 41.8 68
63[i]
A-15 north (Autoroute Décarie) – Saint-Jérôme
A-720 east (Autoroute Ville-Marie) – Montreal Centre-ville
Turcot Interchange; western end of A-15 overlap; A-15 exit 63; exit numbers follow A-15
69.4 43.1 62[i] Boulevard de la Vérendrye, Avenue de l'Église
70.6 43.9 61[i] Rue Atwater, Rue Saint-Patrick
71.8 44.6 60[i] A-10 west / Rue Wellington – Montreal Centre-ville A-10 exit 4
73.5 45.7 58[i] A-10 west – Montreal Centre-ville Western end of A-10 overlap; A-10 exit 4
74.0 46.0 57[i] Île des Sœurs
Saint Lawrence River 74.4–
77.2
46.2–
48.0
Champlain Bridge
Montérégie Brossard 77.6 48.2 75 A-10 east to A-30 / I-89 – Sherbrooke, Québec, Vermont Eastern end of A-10 overlap; A-10 exit 6
78.7 48.9 Boulevard Rome Eastbound exit is via A-15 south exit
78.1 48.5 A-15 south / Route 132 west to I-87 – La Prairie, New York Eastern end of A-15 overlap; western end of Route 132 overlap; A-15 exit 53
79.1 49.2 Boulevard Marie-Victorin Eastbound exit only
Saint-Lambert 79.5 49.4 76 Boulevard Simard
80.6 50.1 78 Route 112 (Boulevard Laurier) – Pont Victoria, Montreal
82.9 51.5 79 Avenue Notre-Dame
Longueuil 84.5 52.5 81 Boulevard Lafayette Eastbound exit and entrance
85.2 52.9 82 Route 134 (Boulevard Taschereau) – Pont Jacques-Cartier, Montreal
88.5 55.0 85 Boulevard Roland-Therrien
92.5 57.5 89 A-25 (TCH) north to A-40 – Tunnel Louis-H.-Lafontaine, Montreal
Route 132 east – Boucherville, Varennes
Western end of Trans-Canada Highway overlap; eastern end of Route 132 overlap; Route 132 exit 15; A-25 exit 0
92.7 57.6 90 Boulevard Marie-Victorin
93.6 58.2 91 Boulevard Industriel, Rue Métropole
Boucherville 94.3 58.6 92 Boulevard Mortagne
95.1 59.1 93 Rue Nobel Eastbound exit only
97.3 60.5 95 Boulevard de Montarville
99.7 62.0 98 A-30 to A-10 – Saint-Hubert Airport, Brossard, Sorel-Tracy, Châteauguay, USA A-30 exit 83
Sainte-Julie 102 Sainte-Julie, Saint-Amable, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
105 Route 229 – Saint-Basile-le-Grand, McMasterville
Saint-Mathieu-de-BeloeilBeloeil city line 109 Rue Saint-Jean-Baptiste – Beloeil, Saint-Mathieu-de-Beloeil
Beloeil 112 Route 223 (Rue Richelieu) – Beloeil, Saint-Marc-sur-Richelieu
Mont-Saint-Hilaire 113 Route 133 (Chemin des Patriotes) – Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu
115 La Grande-Allée – Saint-Jean-Baptiste, Saint-Damase
Sainte-Madeleine 120 Route 227 – Sainte-Madeleine, Saint-Jean-Baptiste
La Présentation 123 La Présentation, Saint-Hyacinthe
Saint-Hyacinthe 130 Route 137 / Route 235 – Saint-Hyacinthe, Granby, Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin, Saint-Denis-sur-Richelieu Signed as exits 130S (south) and 130N (north)
133 Rue Girouard – Saint-Hyacinthe
134 Rue Yamaska – Saint-Hyacinthe
138 Route 224 – Sainte-Rosalie, Saint-Simon
Saint-Simon 141 Route 116 west to Route 137 south – Sainte-Rosalie, Saint-Hyacinthe, Granby Western end of Route 116 overlap
143 Route 211 to Saint-Valérien-de-Milton
Saint-SimonSaint-Liboire city line 145 Saint-Simon, Saint-Liboire
147 Route 116 east – Upton, Acton Vale Eastern end of Route 116 overlap
Sainte-Hélène-de-Bagot 150 Saint-Hugues
152 Sainte-Hélène
MontérégieCentre-du-Québec region line Saint-Nazaire-d'ActonSaint-Eugène city line 157 Saint-Nazaire, Wickham
Centre-du-Québec Saint-Eugène 160 Route 239 – Saint-Eugène, Saint-Guillaume
Saint-Germain-de-Grantham 166 10e Rang de Saint-Germain
170 Route 122 – Saint-Germain-de-Grantham, Yamaska, Sorel
Drummondville 173 A-55 south to I-91 – Drummondville, Sherbrooke, Vermont Western end of A-55 overlap; A-55 exit 128
175 Route 143 north (Boulevard Lemire) – Saint-Bonaventure, Saint-François-du-Lac Western end of Route 143 overlap
177 Route 143 south – Saint-Majorique-de-Grantham, Drummondville Eastern end of Route 143 overlap
179 Chemin du Golf
Saint-Charles-de-Drummond 181 Saint-Charles-de-Drummond, Drummondville, Saint-Joachim-de-Courval
Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover 185 Route 255 – Baie-du-Febvre, Saint-Cyrille-de-Wendover, Saint-Félix-de-Kingsey
Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil 191 Sainte-Brigitte-des-Saults
196 Route 259 – Nicolet, Sainte-Perpétue, Notre-Dame-du-Bon-Conseil, Quebec
Notre-Dame-du-Bon-ConseilSaint-Léonard-d'Aston city line 200 Saint-Léonard-d'Aston
Saint-Léonard-d'Aston 202 Rang du Moulin-Rouge
Sainte-Eulalie 204 Rang des Cédres, Rang des Plaines
210 A-55 north / A-955 / Route 161 – Victoriaville, Saint-Albert, Warwick, Bécancour, Trois-Rivières, Sainte-Eulalie, Saint-Valère Eastern end of A-55 overlap; A-55 exit 145; A-955 exit 15
215 Rang des Épinettes
Sainte-Anne-du-Sault 220 Route 261 – Bécancour, Daveluyville, Victoriaville
Saint-Louis-de-Blandford 228 Route 165 (2e Rang de Saint-Louis-de-Blandford) – Princeville, Plessisville, Thetford Mines
235 Route 162 / Route 263 – Lemieux, Princeville, Victoriaville, Saint-Louis-de-Blandford
Manseau 243 Route 218 – Manseau, Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets
Villeroy 253 Route 265 – Villeroy, Plessisville, Deschaillons, Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, Thetford Mines
256 15e et 16e Rangs de Villeroy
Chaudière-Appalaches Val-Alain 261 Val-Alain
266 4e et 5e Rangs de Val-Alain
Saint-Janvier-de-Joly 271 Joly
Laurier-Station 278 Route 271 – Laurier-Station, Sainte-Croix, Saint-Flavien
Saint-Apollinaire 285 Issoudun
291 Route 273 – Saint-Agapit, Saint-Apollinaire, Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly
296 Route du Cap
Lévis 305 Route 171 – Saint-Nicolas, Saint-Étienne, Thetford Mines
311 Route 116 – Saint-Nicolas, Saint-Rédempteur
312 A-73 to US 201 – Pont Pierre-Laporte, Québec, Saint-Georges, Maine Signed as exits 312S (south) and 321N (north); westbound exit is part of 314; A-73 exit 131
314 Route 175 – Pont de Québec, Charny, Saint-Romuald
318 Route 275 – Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, Saint-Romuald Signed as exits 318S (south) and 318N (north) eastbound
321 Chemin des Îles
325 Route 173 to Route 277 – Pintendre, Lac-Etchemin, Lévis Signed as exits 325S (south) and 325N (north) eastbound
327 Route Monseigneur-Bourget
330 Route Lallemand
Beaumont 337 Route 279 – Beaumont, Saint-Charles, Saint-Damien
341 Beaumont, Saint-Charles
Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse 348 Route 281 – Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse, La Durantaye
Saint-Vallier 356 Saint-Vallier, Saint-Raphaël
Berthier-sur-MerSaint-François-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud city line 364 Berthier-sur-Mer, Saint-François-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud
Saint-François-de-la-Rivière-du-SudMontmagny city line 369 Saint-Pierre-de-la-Rivière-du-Sud
Montmagny 376 Route 228 (Chemin des Poirier) – Montmagny
378 Route 283 – Montmagny, Saint-Fabien-de-Panet
Cap-Saint-Ignace 388 Cap-Saint-Ignace
L'Islet 400 Route 285 – L'Islet, Saint-Eugène
Saint-Jean-Port-Joli 414 Route 204 – Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Saint-Aubert, Saint-Pamphile
Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies 430 Route 132 – Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies, Sainte-Louise
Bas-Saint-Laurent Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière 436 Route 132 (Avenue Industrielle) – La Pocatière
La Pocatière 439 La Pocatière, Saint-Onésime
444 Route 132 (Avenue de la Grande-Anse) – La Pocatière, Rivière-Ouelle
Rivière-OuelleSaint-Pacôme city line 450 Rivière-Ouelle, Saint-Pacôme, Saint-Gabriel
Saint-Philippe-de-Néri 456 Route 287 – Saint-Denis, Saint-Philippe-de-Néri, Mont-Carmel
Saint-Pascal 465 Kamouraska, Saint-Pascal, Saint-Bruno
Sainte-Hélène 474 Saint-Germain, Sainte-Hélène
Saint-André 480 Saint-André, Saint-Joseph
Saint-AndréSaint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska city line 488 Route 289 to Route 230 – Saint-Alexandre-de-Kamouraska, Pohénégamook, Lac-Baker, NB
Notre-Dame-du-Portage 496 Notre-Dame-du-Portage
499 A-85 (TCH) to Route 185 south – Cabano, Dégelis, Edmundston, Notre-Dame-du-Lac Eastern end of Trans-Canada Highway overlap; eastbound exit and westbound entrance; A-85 exit 100
Rivière-du-Loup 503 Route 132 (Rue Fraser) – Rivière-du-Loup
507 Route 132 (Boulevard Cartier) – Rivière-du-Loup
Cacouna 514 Route 191 to A-85 / Route 185 – Rivière-du-Loup, Cabano, Dégelis, Cacouna, Saint-Arsène, Edmundston, New Brunswick Westbound access to A-85
521 Route Moreault
L'Isle-Verte 527 Montée des Coteaux [7]
531 L'Isle-Verte (Rue Notre-Dame), St-Paul-de-la-Croix
539 Saint-Éloi, Route de la Station
542 Route Drapeau Current eastern end of segment 1; eastbound exit and westbound entrance
Trois-Pistoles 548 Route 293 Originally to open late 2017, indefinite delay
54 km (34 mi) gap in A-20
Rimouski Route 132 / Montee Brilliant Currently an at-grade intersection
606 Rue de Lausanne
610 Route 232 (Chemin Sainte-Odile)
614 Montée Industrielle-et-Commercialle
621 Avenue Père-Nouvel / Rue de la Gare
Sainte-Luce 629 Route 298
Mont-Joli 641 Route 132 (Boulevard Jacques-Cartier) / Boulevard Gaboury Eastern terminus; traffic circle; continues east as Boulevard Jacques-Cartier
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
  • No clear plans yet between km 548 and 599

Rest Stops[edit]

The rest stops are located at the following points on Highway 20 and contain the following services:

Location km Direction Services Other
Rivière-Beaudette 2 Eastbound Washroom
Phone
Tourist Information
Couche-Tard, St-Hubert, Tim Hortons
Sainte-Madeleine 117 Eastbound Washroom
Phone
unknown
Westbound Washroom
Phone
unknown
Saint-Eugène 156 Westbound Washroom
Phone
unknown
Sainte-Anne-du-Sault 223 Eastbound Washroom
Phone
unknown
225 Westbound Washroom
Phone
unknown
Villeroy 254 Eastbound Washroom
Phone
unknown
Westbound Washroom
Phone
unknown
Saint-Rédempteur 309 Eastbound Washroom
Phone
Halte de Saint-Rédempteur
Saint-Michel-de-Bellechasse 344 Eastbound unknown unknown
345 Westbound unknown unknown
Cap-Saint-Ignace 393 Westbound unknown unknown
Saint-Philippe-de-Néri 458 Eastbound Washroom Halte de Kamouraska
Westbound Washroom Halte de Monadnocks
Notre-Dame-Du-Portage 498 Eastbound Washroom
Phone
(Open only June to August)

Photos[edit]

Looking east

Railroad crossing at Saint-Hyacinthe, looking west

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f A-15 exit number

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Répertoire des autoroutes du Québec" (in French). Transports Québec. Retrieved 2008-02-23. 
  2. ^ Ministère des transports (2005). Distances routières (in French). Les Publications du Québec. 
  3. ^ "Prolongement de l'autoroute 20 entre Cacouna et Rimouski, secteur du Bic". Archived from the original on 2016-04-10. 
  4. ^ "900 accidents en 10 ans sur le tronçon Rimouski -Mont-Joli". TVA. Retrieved 16 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Le maire de Rimouski propose un péage". TVA. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Gaspésie-Les Îles : le PQ n'appuie pas le prolongement de l'autoroute 20 jusqu'à Matane". Retrieved 17 October 2011. 
  7. ^ Route des Coteau-des-Érables

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is from Wikidata
Preceded by
Quebec Autoroute 25.svg Autoroute 25
Trans-Canada Highway
Quebec Autoroute 20.svg Autoroute 20
Succeeded by
Quebec Autoroute 85.svg Autoroute 85