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Highway 404  Expansion, Highway 407ETR to Major Mackenzie Drive 

SCHEDULE

Estimated Schedule

It is estimated that the work will proceed as described below, however it is important to understand that work may be accelerated or delayed from this schedule due to any number of situations, included poor weather, strikes, unforeseen circumstances, changes, as well as low production.

Estimated Construction Schedule:

2019

Summer 2019 – Construction will start with work on the Highway 404 shoulders from Highway 407ETR north to Major MacKenzie Drive.  Traffic will be shifted onto the outside shoulders and work will start on Hwy 404 at the Rouge River Bridge.  Work is to be completed during nightly lane closures. 

 

Fall  2019 – Reconstruction of the 16th Avenue Overpass structure and the Rouge River Bridge. Construction of three (3) Stormwater Management Ponds (SWMP).

                             

Detours are to be expected at the 16th Avenue interchange in early September and on Hwy 404 south of Hwy 7 structure in mid-September.

Winter 2019/2020 – Rehabilitation work of Beaver Creek along the Hwy 404 adjacent to the Speed Change Lanes.

 

2020

Spring 2020 – Rehabilitation work of the Beaver Creek Northbound Bridge (West side). Traffic will be shifted onto the East side of the bridge.

Spring 2020 – Rehabilitation work on the Beaver Creek Northbound Bridge (East side). Traffic will be shifted onto the West side of the bridge.

 

Rebuilding of the 16th Avenue northbound overpass structure. Closures will be required for the demolition of the existing structure.  Detours will be in place for construction of the new northbound overpass structure. Upon completion of the new northbound 16th Avenue structure, detours of the Ramps will be removed.

 

Rebuilding the northbound section of the Rouge River Bridge.  Closures will be required for the removal of the existing northbound section.  Detours will be in place for construction of the new northbound structure. Upon completion of the new northbound Rouge River structure detours will be removed.

 

Rehabilitation of the Hwy 7 northbound and southbound overpass bridges, work will be completed simultaneously. Ramp detours will be set up and traffic will shift to the outsides of the bridges.  Work on the inner portions of the bridges to be done.  The East-South Ramp Detour will be in place late June.  Upon completion of the inner portions of the structures work will commence on the middle portions.

 

Rehabilitation of the middle portions of the Hwy 7 northbound and southbound overpass bridges, work will be completed simultaneously. Ramp detours will still be in effect. 

 

Rehabilitation of the outside portions of the Hwy 7 northbound and southbound overpass bridges, work will be completed simultaneously. Ramp detours will still be in effect.  Traffic will be shifted to the insides of the structures.

 

Winter 2020/2021 – Rehabilitation work of Beaver Creek along the Hwy 404.

 

 

2021

Rehabilitation work of the Beaver Creek Southbound Bridge. Traffic will be shifted onto the West side of the bridge.

 

Rebuilding of the 16th Avenue southbound overpass structure. Closures will be required for the demolition of the existing structure.  East-South Ramp Detours will be in place for construction of the new southbound overpass structure.  Upon completion of the new southbound 16th Avenue structure detours of the Ramps will be removed.

 

Rebuilding of the southbound section Rouge River Bridge.  Closures will be required for the removal of the existing southbound section.  Detours will be in place for construction of the new southbound structure. Upon completion of the new southbound Rouge River structure detours will be removed.

 

Rehabilitation of 16th Avenue. Detours and closures will be in place for the lowering and widening 16th Avenue (work will include paving, lighting and traffic signals).  Upon completion of the 16th Avenue rehabilitation ramp detours will be in effect for the realignment of the 16th Avenue Ramp East-South and widening of the Ramp North-East/West.  Some of the ramp construction will be completed over weekends.  

 

2022

Traffic will be reconfigured for the installation of overhead signs and walls, as well as median shoulder work at various locations throughout the construction zone.

 

Rehabilitation of the existing Hwy 404 pavement, during this time work will require revolving lane closures and temporary pavement markings.   Upon completion of the highway paving permanent pavement markings will be installed and land closures removed.

 

Landscaping works

 
 

TRAFFIC IMPACTS

JULY - SEPTEMBER 2019

Hwy 404 NB

Expect outside shoulder and lane 3 closures during night time hours

Hwy 404 SB

Expect outside shoulder and lane 3 closures during night time hours

 

16th Avenue

No closures anticipated this period

 

Highway 7

No closures anticipated this period

For up to the minute roadway information, traffic cameras and detailed lane closure reporting check out Ontario 511

 

BACKGROUND

BACKGROUND

A construction contract has been awarded to Dufferin Construction to widen Highway 404 through the addition of High Occupancy Vehicle lanes, from 1 km South of Highway 407 ETR to Major Mackenzie Drive.

Starting in the summer of 2019 the project is expected to be complete by the fall of 2022.

Work will include,

  • Rehabilitation / replacement / widening of the following structures,

Rouge River Bridge

16th Avenue Overpass

Beaver Creek Bridge

Highway 7 Overpass 

  • Expansion of Highway 404 to accommodate High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes

  • Paving and Highway Rehabilitation

  • Electrical, Traffic Signals,

  • Drainage improvements

  • Installation of Sewers, Catch Basins, Culverts, Guide Rails, Barrier & Tall Walls, and Overhead Sign Structures

  • Construction of Stormwater Management Ponds

  • Environmental work and protection

This project is part of the Highway 404 Design and Environmental Assessment Study from Geen Lane to Highway 407ETR. 

CONTACTS

Lorne Gibson

Senior Contract Administrator

Highway Construction Inspection

2833 – 16th Avenue, Hangar 6

Markham, Ontario L3R 0P8

T 905-604-1334

F 416-352-5658

Lorne.gibson@hcio.com

MTO

Vicki Zourntos

Contract Services Administrator

Ministry of Transportation

Central Region Operations Office

159 Sir William Hearst Avenue, 2nd Floor

Toronto, Ontario M3M 0B7

P 416-235-5462

vicki.zourntos@ontario.ca

MTO
Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: 905-604-1334 or fill out the following form

Chris McBride

Area Contracts Engineer

Ministry of Transportation

Central Region Operations Office

159 Sir William Hearst Avenue, 2nd Floor

Toronto, Ontario M3M 0B7

P 416-235-5462

chris.mcbride@ontario.ca