April 11, 2017 by Ministry of Transportation
Ontario is creating jobs and keeping people moving by widening 18 kilometres of Highway 401 from the Credit River in Mississauga to Regional Road 25 in Milton.
“Highway 401 is a critical highway for commuters and commercial traffic traveling throughout Ontario and the United States. The addition of both HOV and general purpose lanes is further proof of the province’s commitment to making improvements that will help us manage congestion and improve mobility in the daily commutes of Ontarians travelling across the region,” said Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation.
The Highway 401 Expansion project includes adding HOV lanes in each direction and widening the existing six lane configuration to:
Widening the 401 will relieve congestion, allow for a more efficient transportation and flow of goods, and will help accommodate continued population and employment growth in the region.