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 lanes from Essex Road 42 to Queen's Line

  • All Lanes Closed: Monday, April 25, 2022 from 11 pm until 4 am

Traffic will be diverted off the highway at Essex Road 42 and controlled by OPP Paid duty officers

 

Highway 401 eastbound and westbound lanes from Little Baptiste Creek to McDougall Drain

  • High Speed Lane closures: Monday, March 21, 2022 until approximately Monday, July 25, 2022

 

Highway 401 westbound and eastbound lanes from Big Creek Bridges to Little Baptiste Creek

  • Median lane closures: Tuesday, March 22, 2022 until approximately Tuesday, September 6, 2022

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