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Highway 417 closing for Trillium Line bridge replacement starting July 2

The closure starts the evening of July 2 and goes until the morning of July 6.
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Hwy. 417 sign, February 28, 2018. (Photo/ Mike Vlasveld)

A section of Highway 417 wil be closed in full, starting July 2, so that the O-Train Trillium Line bridge can be demolished and replaced.

Tomlinson Group issued a notice Monday, saying both the eastbound and westbound lanes of the highway will shut down from Carling Avenue to Bronson Avenue, gradually, starting a 7 p.m. on July 2. The road will be fully closed by 8 p.m.

The highway will then reopen to traffic in both directions by Monday July 6 at 6:00 a.m.

During the closure, signed detour routes will be in place on city roads.

The closure includes the following Highway 417 on/off ramps:

  • Carling Avenue to 417 Eastbound on ramp
  • Parkdale Avenue to 417 Eastbound on ramp
  • O’Connor Street to 417 Westbound on ramp
  • Lyon Street to 417 Westbound on ramp
  • Bronson Avenue to 417 Westbound on ramp
  • Parkdale Avenue to 417 Westbound on ramp

The Rochester NS to 417 west ramp will  be closed starting at 7 p.m. on June 30.

Aside from ramps, Orangeville Street is expected to be fully closed between Rochester Street and Booth Street.


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