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Ile de Ré Bridge

Bridge Management

Find all the information relating to the operation of the Ile de bridge (classes of vehicles, tolls and eco-tax, regulation, online forms, practical information) by clicking below:

More information about the bridge




On the bridge:

• Speed is limited to 90 Km/h (55 mph),

• Stopping and U-turns are forbidden.

Two tracks on each side of the bridge are made available exclusively for cyclists and pedestrians (the central part reserved for motor vehicles is prohibited to cyclists and pedestrians).

North side  for cyclists, South side for pedestrians

Closing the bridge:

The Management of the bridge may be required, in order  to ensure the safety of users, to prohibit circulation of  some categories of vehicles or all vehicles. These prohibitions may occur in case of accidents, necessary work or when conditions warrant.


The Directorate of Bridge Operations    at your service: la Repentie - 17000 La Rochelle

Open hours

Personnel available 24/7

Officials of the Directorate of Bridge  Operations  are at your disposal:

  For your administrative records, Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 12:00 and 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm (4:30 on Fridays).

To purchase your subscription, every day from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

• For safety management or to leave us a message
24/24 on +33 (0)5 46 00 51 10 - Fax 05 46 43 04 71



For any claim or suggestion to improve the service, cards are available at the surveillance post