Rehabilitation of Highway 401 Eastbound Collector Lanes from Dufferin Street to Avenue Road

MTO Contract 2013-2014



Current Closures


Throughout the project periodic off-peak lane closures on Highway 401 and interchange ramps will be required to facilitate construction operations.


Upcoming Closures


*NEW* This construction season will see four full closures of Bathurst Street under Highway 401 to facilitate girder replacement of the Highway 401 Bridge over Bathurst Street. The first of these closures is scheduled to occur on the night of Saturday, May 21 into the morning of Sunday, May 22 from 11:00pm to 7:00am. Additionally a full closure of the Highway 401 Collector Lanes will be implemented; lane closures will begin at 9:00pm and the collector will be fully closed at 11:00pm. Lanes are scheduled to be reopened at 7:00am on Sunday, May 15.


Detours will be setup for traffic on Bathurst Street and are as follows:


For Bathurst Street Northbound

  • Turn right onto Lawrence Avenue
  • Continue east on Lawrence Avenue, then turn left onto Avenue Road
  • Continue north on Avenue Road, then turn left onto Wilson Avenue
  • Continue west on Wilson Road to Bathurst Street


For Bathurst Street Southbound

  • Turn left onto Wilson Avenue
  • Continue east on Wilson Avenue, then turn right onto Avenue Road
  • Continue South on Avenue Road, then turn right onto Lawrence Avenue
  • Continue west on Lawrence Avenue to Bathurst Street

Project Summary

This project includes the rehabilitation of pavement throughout the project limits, repair of bridges on Allen Road northbound at Highway 401, repair of the fly-over bridge from southbound Allen Road to eastbound Highway 401, and the Highway 401 Collector bridges over Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue.  A new lane will be added in the Collector Lanes from west of Allen Road to Avenue Road.

Project Time Frame

This project will commence in August 2013 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.