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Highway 401 Widening - Highway 8 to Townline Road
#11
The 401 is not scheduled to be widened "shortly". It is still a few years out.
A 100m lengthing of a single lane is several orders of magnitude smaller an expense than the 401 widening, and frankly, will likely be useful for making traffic flow a little better once construction does hit.

Bus bypass lanes will only be installed when the 401 is widened.
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#12
Improvements near Hwy. 401 and Hwy. 8 intersection moving forward

It looks like the EA is about to be completed.
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#13
I really wish they would make these things more available online. It is insane that in this day and age I have to get in my car and drive 10 or 20 km to an office to read some documents. How hard is it to PDF something and put it on a website?
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#14
I thought this was a done deal and construction was to start in the spring? Is that not the case?
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#15
The new Speedsville Road Bridge may be opening soon. They were paving all weekend, lane reductions were in place late last night and I could see them installing guard rails on both sides of the bridge.

**just checked the City of Cambridge road closures site and they have scheduled re-opening for December 19th. 
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#16
Between this project and the Weber St. Underpass, the Region is having a great run of high-speed construction projects lately! Let's hope it's a sign of things to come for ION as well.
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#17
(12-02-2014, 06:39 PM)Canard Wrote: Between this project and the Weber St. Underpass, the Region is having a great run of high-speed construction projects lately!  Let's hope it's a sign of things to come for ION as well.

The King Street underpass will be starting soon too.
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#18
Looks like the Fountain Street bridge will close tomorrow and be demolished the first weekend of May.

The MTO is predicting the new bridge will be complete by mid October. Impressive that a new bridge over the 401 can be built in about 6 months!

News story in the Cambridge Times here: http://www.cambridgetimes.ca/news-story/...-tomorrow/ 
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#19
Check out how they have been doing it along the Queensway in Ottawa:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veLp4MrljEM
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#20
Was that any faster than the Margaret St. replacement? I couldn't tell. Tongue
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