The project to widen highway 401 from Regional Road 25 in Milton to the Credit River in MISSISSAUGA has officially adopted.
This was stated today on a press-conferences the Deputy Minister of transport Kinga Surma, adding that the government invests in the project $ 640 million.
“Our provincial highways play an important role in the promotion of Ontario, creating jobs and supporting the economy,” said Surma.
“That’s why I’m happy to announce that we will start work on the extension 18 km of highway 401 from the Credit River in MISSISSAUGA to Regional Road 25 in Milton” – he added.
Initially the project was announced in March 2018, when the provincial government announced that it wants to “ease congestion, provide more efficient transportation and movement of freight, and also help to ensure constant growth in population and employment in the region.”
According to Surmy, about 250,000 drivers rely on this stretch of highway 401 to get to where they need, every day.
After the completion of the highway will include 12 bands from the Credit River to Winston Churchill Blvd., 10 lanes from Boulevard Winston Churchil on the highway highway 407/ 401, 12 lanes from interchange highway highways 407/401 to James Snow Parkway, and 10 lanes from James Snow Parkway to Region Road 25 and the new HOV-lanes throughout this stretch of highway.
Work on the extension will end at the end of 2022, and completed the station will also be equipped with a new auxiliary tools and functions, including drainage, lighting, signage and carpool.