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18 kms of Highway 401 to be expanded up to 12 lanes in order to ease congestion

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DH Toronto Staff Apr 10, 2017 8:00 am 1,187

In additional road construction news

The Province will be widening parts of the 401 in Mississauga from the Credit River to Regional Road 25 in Milton.

The project will see the highway widened along 18 kms of road to help manage congestion and improve commutes, according to the Province of Ontario.

The Highway 401 Expansion project also includes adding HOV lanes in each direction and widening the existing six lane configuration to:

  • Twelve lanes from the Credit River to Winston Churchill Boulevard
  • Ten lanes from Winston Churchill Boulevard to Highway 407 ETR / Highway 401 interchange
  • Twelve lanes from Highway 407 ETR / Highway 401 interchange to James Snow Parkway
  • Ten lanes from the James Snow Parkway to Regional Road 25

The average daily traffic for the Highway 401 in the Peel and Halton Region is approximately 108,000 to 188,000 vehicles per day, according to the Province. The new expansion is part of Ontario’s over $2.1 billion commitment to repair and expand highways and bridges across the province.

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