9 a.m., Oct. 20)
lane closures to come into affect on Hwy. 417 and 174
By Fred Sherwin
Sunday, Oct. 20 there will be additional off peak lane
closures on Hwy. 417 in both directions between Parkdale
Avenue and Walkley Road and on Hwy. 174 between Montreal
Road and the Hwy 417/174 split.
Sunday, Oct 20 to Wednesday, Oct 23 there will be alternating
lane closures on the eastbound Hwy 174 from Montreal Road
to Blair Road, overnight and daily from 10 a.m. until
Sunday evening until Sunday, Oct. 27the right and left
shoulder of Hwy 417 will be closed in both directions
between Innes Road and Cyrville Road, overnight and daily
from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The right shoulder of the
westbound Hwy 174 will be closed in the vicinity of Montreal
Road to Blair Road, overnight and daily from 10 a.m. until
will also be alternating lane closures on the westbound
Hwy 417 between Walkley Road and Innes Road, overnight
and daily from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Monday, Oct 21 to Friday, Oct 25 The northbound St. Laurent
on-ramp to the westbound Hwy 417 will be closed nightly.
right lane of Hwy 417 will be closed in both directions
between Nicholas Street and Cyrville Road, daily from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
will be alternating lane closures on Hwy 417 in both directions
nightly between Nicholas Street and Cyrville Road and
alternating lane closures on the westbound Hwy 174 from
Montreal Road to Blair Road, overnight and daily from
10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Monday, Oct 21 and until Sunday, Oct 27 the centre lane
on Hwy 417 in both directions between Rochester and Parkdale
Avenue will also be closed nightly from 10 p.m. until
5 a.m., in addition to the current left hand lane closure.
Tuesday, Oct 22 to Wednesday, Oct 23 Hwy 417 will be closed
in both directions in the vicinity of Vanier Parkway to
Lees Avenue for 15-minute intervals between 1 a.m. and
4 a.m. Ontario Provincial Police will be on hand to direct
traffic; however, motorists are urged to consider alternate
will be in place to advise commuters of these traffic
and road changes. Motorists are also reminded to respect
the reduced speed limits and use caution when travelling
through construction zones. Many of these construction
elements are weather dependant and may be implemented
later than the dates given.
work is being done as part of the Highway 417 expansion
project, which began in May, and will add an additional
lane in each direction, between Nicholas Street and the
Split. The additional lane will be used for bus rapid
transit during the 2015 to 2018 phase of the Confederation
all of the construction-related activities underway, residents
are encouraged to be flexible with commuting times, stagger
work hours or use other alternative means for travel.
The public is asked to consider options such as transit,
walking, cycling or carpooling.
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