Construction Updates

This page will be updated as information becomes available. . 

Construction 2022

Easterly half of the project from west of Baptiste Creek to west of Merlin Road (~6 km)

  • Median Tall Wall barrier

  • Retexturing existing lanes WB​

  • Structural Rehabilitation/Widening at:

    • Queen Street Overpass

    • Baptiste Creek Bridges

​​Westerly half of the project from Essex Road 42 to west of Baptiste Creek (~5.8 km)

  • Storm Sewers by trenchless technologies

  • Median drainage structures

  • Median Tall Wall barrier

  • Construction of new median high speed lane both directions

  • Retexturing existing lanes WB​

  • Structural Rehabilitation/Widening at:

    • Little Baptiste Creek

  • Noise wall near Queen Street​

  • Overhead sign structures

 
Upcoming Traffic Impacts/Lane Closures

Highway 401 eastbound and westbound lanes from Highway 77 to

Bloomfield Road will be subject to rolling closures for the installation of overhead sign support structures.  All traffic including on ramps will be slowed down by construction vehicles and paid duty officers through the construction zone for 15 minutes of every hour.  The rolling slowdowns will occur Tuesday and Wednesday, November 29th and 30th, 2022 from midnight (00:00) to 05:00 am.

Highway 401 Eastbound from Essex Road 42 to Queen's Line

  • Driving Lane is closed until approximately Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Highway 401 Eastbound from Queen's Line to Merlin

  • All three lanes are open to traffic

Highway 401 westbound from Merlin Road to Baptiste Creek Bridge & from Queen Street to Essex Road 42

  • Driving Lane is closed until approximately Wednesday, December 14, 2022

 

Highway 401 westbound from Baptiste Creek Bridge to Queen Street

  • High Speed (Median) lane is closed until approximately Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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