The first phase of implementation for the Highways 6 and 401 Improvements from Hamilton North Limits to Guelph South Limits (G.W.P. 3042-14-00) was the Detailed Design and Class Environmental Assessment for the Concession Road 7 Bridge Replacement (G.W.P. 3224-15-00) that was constructed in 2020
The second phase is Detailed Design and Class Environmental Assessment for Highway 6 / Hanlon Expressway Midblock Interchange (G.W.P. 3059-20-00) (the Project). The Project is following the approved planning process for a Group A Project under the Ministry of Transportation Class Environmental Assessment for Provincial Transportation Facilities (2000) and will be completed in accordance with commitments in previous studies and the Conditions of Environmental Assessment Approval.
The Project team has prepared a Design-Build Ready design, completed environmental field investigations, technical reporting and agency consultation. The potential impacts of the Project, associated mitigation measures and environmental permits and approvals required in the next phase of design have been identified. This work to date is being presented in this Public Information Centre before the Project moves into the Design-Build Contract for Phase 2.
The Project Team hosted a Public Information Centre presenting the preliminary design and preliminary design refinements to the approved plan for the Highways 6 and 401 Improvements from Hamilton North Limits to Guelph South Limits (G.W.P. 3042-14-00) from February 24th to March 10th, 2021. The design and associated environmental field investigations, technical reporting and agency consultation for the remainder of the Highways 6 and 401 Improvements project are ongoing.
The Project Team completes annual reporting on Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Park’s Conditions of Approval for all above projects including the ongoing remainder of Highways 6 and 401 Improvements Project.