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Construction Reports: Southwestern

Contract #: 2016-3011
Start of Construction : May 24, 2016
Estimated End of Construction : October 18, 2016
Highway : 19
Length of Construction : 9.30 km
Close To : Tillsonburg
Type of Contract : Grading, Drainage, Granular Base, Hot Mix Paving and Electrical
Value of Contract : $4,940,930.00
Description : Pavement resurfacing, Highway 19, from North Limits of Tillsonburg to Mount Elgin Road 9.1 kilometres.
Traffic Impact : Tillsonburg North Limit to 350 metres North of Oxford Road 18, Mount Elgin - 9.3 kilometres. Expect delays up to 5 minutes. Single lane closures with flagging operations. Speed limit reductions to 60 kilometres per hour will be in effect for lane closures. Lane widths will be a minimum 3.5 metres.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2016-3001
Start of Construction : May 24, 2016
Estimated End of Construction : May 11, 2018
Highway : 401
Length of Construction : 24.90 km
Close To : Chatham
Type of Contract : Grading, Drainage, Granular Base, Concrete Paving, Hot Mix Paving, Electrical and Structures
Value of Contract : $76,047,892.00
Description : Highway 401 from 1.0 kilometres east of Essex Road 42 Interchange to 4.4 kilometres east of CK Road 7 (Merlin Road) (Eastbound lanes) and from Merlin Road to 0.6 kilometres east of Bloomfield Road (Westbound lanes).
Traffic Impact : 401 From Merlin Road, easterly to 0.68 kilometre east of Bloomfield Road (westbound lanes). From 1.0 kilometre east of Essex Road 42 easterly to 0.15 kilometre east of Drake Road (eastbound lanes) Construction Zone is 5.5 kilometre west of Essex Road 42 to 4 kilometre east of Bloomfield Road. Expect delays up to 5 minutes. Eastbound traffic to be reduced to one lane, 4.5 metres wide from Marlin Road to Bloomfield Road. Speed reduction to 80 kilometres per hour throughout. Westbound traffic to be reduced to one lane, 4.5 metres wide from 2.0 kilometres east of Bloomfield Road to Merlin Road. Speed reduction to 80 kilometres per hour throughout.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2015-3023
Start of Construction : May 16, 2016
Estimated End of Construction : November 30, 2016
Highway : 3
Length of Construction : 9.90 km
Close To :
Type of Contract : Grading, Drainage, Hot Mix Paving & Electrical
Value of Contract : $4,325,660.00
Description : Resurfacing from Highway 4, Talbotvill to Centennial Avenue, West Junction St.Thomas East - 9.6 kilometres.
Traffic Impact : 0.1 kilometres west of Highway 4 to 0.4 kilometres east of west junction of Highway 3 & Centennial Avenue. Expect delays up to 5 minutes. One lane closed with flagging. Speeds reduced to 60 kilometres per hour during flagging. No width or height reductions.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2015-3015
Start of Construction : April 18, 2016
Estimated End of Construction : July 15, 2016
Highway : 7
Length of Construction : 8.60 km
Close To : Stratford
Type of Contract : Shouldering and Pavement marking
Value of Contract : $4,969,773.00
Description : Resurfacing from 0.5 kilometres east of Perth Line 9 to the west limit of Stratford. Rehabilitation of Gillard Drain Culvert.
Traffic Impact : Highway 7 between Stratford and Saint Marys. There is no impact on traffic.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2015-3010
Start of Construction : May 17, 2016
Estimated End of Construction : June 30, 2016
Highway : 85
Length of Construction : 2.80 km
Close To :
Type of Contract : Grading, Drainage, Granular Base, Hot Mix Paving, Electrical and Structural
Value of Contract : $10,569,050.00
Description : Highway 85 from Krug Street northerly to 0.1 kilometres south of Lancaster Street - 2.8 kilometres, From 0.5 kilometres south of the intersection of Highway 7 and Krug Street Overpass to 0.5 kilometres north of the intersection of Highway 85 and Lancaster Street Underpass.
Traffic Impact : Highway 7 and 85 From Krug Street Northerly to 0.1 kilometers South of Lancaster Street. Expect delays up to 5 minutes. Franklin Street and Kingsway, anticipate flagging operation/mobile operation/alternating lane closures with paid duty officer at intersection, for expansion joint water testing. No reduced speed limit, one lane closure, 3.5 metres, no height reductions. Wellington Street shoulder closure/alternating lane closure for structure operations. No reduced speed limit, one lane closure, 3.5 metres, no height reductions. Guelph Street flagging operation near Highway 85 for miscellaneous clean-up work. No reduced speed limit, one lane closure, 3.5 metres, no height reductions
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2015-3009
Start of Construction : June 15, 2015
Estimated End of Construction : November 30, 2016
Highway : 26
Length of Construction : 13.20 km
Close To : Collingwood
Type of Contract : Grading, drainage, granular base, hot mix paving, electrical and structural
Value of Contract : $9,844,789.00
Description : Thornbury to Collingwood - Resurfacing 13.2 kilometres.
Traffic Impact : Highway 26, From 0.6 kilometres west of Grey County Road 2 to 0.1 kilometres east of Grey County Road 21. Highway 26, From 0.6 kilometres west of Grey County Road 2 to 0.2 kilometres East of the Long Point Road/Osler Bluff Road. Expect delays up to 5 minutes. Reduced speed limit from 80 to 60 kilometre per hour. One Lane closure, 3.5 metres
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2015-3007
Start of Construction : July 30, 2015
Estimated End of Construction : December 24, 2016
Highway : 401
Length of Construction : 13.30 km
Close To : Chatham
Type of Contract : Highway 401 Rehabilitation of Westbound Lanes, Hot Mix Paving, Concrete Paving, Electrical and Structures
Value of Contract : $31,581,000.00
Description : Reconstruction: Essex Rd. 42 to Merlin Rd. Westbound Lanes, Chatham-Kent Including Government Drain Bridge #1(Site 13-55 W), McDougall Drain Bridge(Site 13-190 W), Baptiste Creek Bridge(Site 13-188W), Little Baptiste Creek (Site 13-187W), Queen Street overpass, Sinclair Drain Culvert, and Electircal Improvements.
Traffic Impact : Highway 401 from 1.0 kilometre east of Essex Road 42 easterly to 0.8 kilometres east of Merlin Road. There is no impact on traffic. Highway 401 Eastbound alternating lane closures for shoulder grading. Speed limit reduced to 80 kilometres per hour. No width restrictions. Highway 401 Westbound Lanes. No Restrictions. All lanes open.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2015-3005
Start of Construction : June 01, 2015
Estimated End of Construction : October 15, 2016
Highway : 21
Length of Construction : 0.00 km
Close To : Exeter
Type of Contract : Culvert Rehabilitation
Value of Contract : $7,260,989.00
Description : Mega 2 Culverts - Various Highways 4, 8, 21, & 23 (19 Structural Culverts Rehab/Replace)
Traffic Impact : Highways 4,23 and 21. Highway 4 at Elginfield and Kippen and Highway 21 at Golden Creek, Woods Creek and Franye Drain and highway 23 at Wallis drain and Washburn drain Expect delays up to 10 minutes. Highway 21 at Franye Drain: Traffic reduced to one lane, speed reduced to 60 kilometres per hour during flagging, width reduced to 3.5 metres and no height reduction. Highway 23 at Washburn Drain: Temporary traffic signals activated June 21, speed reduced to 60 kilometres per hour, width reduced to 5.10 metres, no height reduction.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2015-3000
Start of Construction : March 07, 2016
Estimated End of Construction : December 01, 2016
Highway : 401
Length of Construction : 10.00 km
Close To : Chatham
Type of Contract : Grading, Drainage, Hot mix paving, Concrete pavement and structures
Value of Contract : $68,116,169.00
Description : Reconstruction of Highway 401 & Highway 40-Communication Road Interchange-Reconfigure, Replacements Structures Highway. 40 U/P, Lucas Drain Structure, Rehab Site McGregor Creek Bridge Eastbound and Wesboud. N-W ramp Bridge over McGregor, Traffic Control, Drainage, Electrical, Contract Admin & Utilities, Realignment of Pinehurst Rd., Reconstruction of Highway 401 - 10 kilometres -Chatham. CSX Eastbound and Westbound Overpass 1 and 2.
Traffic Impact : Highway 401/Highway 40 interchange and Highway 401 eastbound lanes from 0.3 kilometres west of Charing Cross Road easterly to 3.1 kilometres east of Harwich Road. 12.0 kilometres. Expect delays up to 15 minutes. Highway 401 Eastbound will be reduced to a single lane for structure rehabilitation; Speed reduced from 100 to 80 kilometres per hour; 4.7 metre width restriction. Highway 401 Westbound will be reduced to a single lane for shoulder strengthening and structure rehabilitation; Speed reduced from 100 to 80 kilometer per hour; 4.2 metre width restriction. Highway 401 Eastbound and Westbound will be reduced to a single lane for structure rehabilitation; Speed reduced from 100 to 80 kilometers per hour; 4.0 metre width restriction.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2014-3014
Start of Construction : June 08, 2015
Estimated End of Construction : July 31, 2019
Highway : 401
Length of Construction : 5.50 km
Close To : Cambridge
Type of Contract : Garding, Drainage, Granular Base, Hot Mix Paving, Electrical and Structural Replacement and Structure Rehabilitation
Value of Contract : $121,719,000.00
Description : New Illumination both Eastbound and Westbound Bullnose Decision Points on Highway 401, Eastbound and westbound ramp Terminals at Highway 8 including a multi lane merge. 8 to 10 Lane Widening - Highway 401 Major Widening from Highway 8 to Regional Road 24 (Hespeler)-Project Length 5.5 kilometres, Retaining wall Eastbound lanes at Rogers Road. Designated Construction Zone - 401 eastbound Begins - 14+890 at 278 kilometer marker Ends - 19+523 at 282 kilometer marker. Designated Construction Zone - 401 westbound. Begins - 19+759 at 282 kilometer marker. Ends - 14+870 at 278 kilometer marker. Designated Construction Zone - Highway 8. Begins - 8+586
Traffic Impact : Hespeler Road, Regional Road 24 to Highway 8. Expect delays up to 10 minutes. Regulatory 80 kilometre speed zones are in effect in construction zone. Reduced lane widths - 3.5 metres with 0.5 metre shoulders. Highway 401 westbound from Hespeler Road to Highway 8, single lane closure: June 19 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and June 20 to June 24 8:00 p.m to 7:00 a.m. Highway 401 eastbound from Highway 8 to Hespeler Road, single lane closure: June 19 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and June 20 to June 24 8:00 p.m to 7:00 a.m.. North-West ramp (Hespeler Road to Highway 401) and North-East ramp (Hespeler Road to Highway 401) ramp closure: June 19 to June 24 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. South-West ramp (Hespeler Road to Highway 401) ramp closure: June 19 to June 24 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. West-North/South ramp (Highway 401 to Hespeler Road) single lane ramp closure: June 19 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and June 20 to June 24 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. West-East ramp (Highway 8 to Highway 401) single lane ramp closure: June 19 to June 24 7:00 p.m to 7:00 a.m. East-West ramp (Highway 401 to Highway 8) single lane ramp closure: June 19 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and June 20 to June 24 11:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m. Ramps will not be closed simultaneously. Emergency Detour Route as signed.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2013-3019
Start of Construction : May 16, 2016
Estimated End of Construction : October 31, 2016
Highway : 402
Length of Construction : 0.00 km
Close To : Strathroy
Type of Contract : Structure Rehabilitation
Value of Contract : $6,003,300.00
Description : Structrure Rehabilitation-Highway. 402- Miller Road underpass, Springer Road Underpass, Carriage Road. Underpass, Sharon Road Underpass, Woodhull Road. Underpass-Site, Westdel Bourne Underpass, White Oak Road Underpass.
Traffic Impact : Carriage Road Underpass, Highway 402 East and West Bound lanes from 0.4 metres West of Carriage Road to 0.4 metres East of Carriage Road. Expect delays up to 10 minutes. Minimal traffic impacts. Intermittent Highway 402 east and westbound single lane closures 2) Speed limit reduced to 80 kilometres per hour. 3) Lane width including the should is 4.25 metres. 4) Height not reduced. 5) Full closure of Carriage Road to all traffic including pedestrian traffic. Local detour provided.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2012-3007
Start of Construction : June 27, 2013
Estimated End of Construction : December 29, 2016
Highway : 3
Length of Construction : 0.00 km
Close To :
Type of Contract : Structural Replacement
Value of Contract : $27,953,735.00
Description : Replacement/Rehabilitation of Grand River Bridge (Cayuga), Culvert Replacement in Cansfield, near Cayuga.
Traffic Impact : Highway 3, Grand River Structure at Cayuga, 500 metres West of Grand River Bridge to 500 metres East of Grand River Bridge Expect delays up to 10 minutes. Periodic Short Term Single lane Flagging for Vehicle Access/Exit Narrow Lanes westbound lanes 3.25 metres eastbound lanes 3.25 metres. Recommended Speed of 30 kilometres per hour.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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Contract #: 2011-3003
Start of Construction : October 01, 2011
Estimated End of Construction : October 31, 2016
Highway : 7
Length of Construction : 5.50 km
Close To : Kitchener
Type of Contract : Expansion, Grading, Drainage, Granular Base, Hot Mix Paving, Structural, High Mast Illumination, Noise Barriers and ATMS
Value of Contract : $96,115,878.00
Description : Reconstruction from Fischer-Hallman Road to Courtland Avenue, Kitchener 5.5 kilometres - Includes 12 Bridge Rehabilitation.
Traffic Impact : Highway 7/8: From 1.9 kilometres West of Fischer-Hallman Road Easterly to 0.8 kilometres East of Courtland Avenue. Structures: Fischer-Hallman Underpass. Westmount Road Overpass , Homer Watson Boulevard, Ottawa Street Overpass, Canadian National Railway Overpass, Courtland Avenue Overpass and Pedestrian Underpass. Expect delays up to 10 minutes. Eastbound and Westbound Nighttime single lane closures throughout the project limits. Intermittent nighttime ramp closures at Fischer-Hallman Road, Homer Watson Boulevard, and Courtland Avenue Interchanges. Sunday through Wednesday.
Region of Ontario : Southwestern
Contact Name : Road Info
Contact Number : 1-800-268-4686 / 416 235-4686 TTY:905 704/2426/1-866-471-8929
Valid for the week of: June 24, 2016 - July 01, 2016
Last Updated: June 24, 2016

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