6. Project Overview

A new interchange on the Hanlon Expressway north of Wellington Road 34 including a new road to connect the interchange …

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2. Purpose of the Project

As the next phase of the Highways 6 and 401 Improvements, the new Highway 6 / Hanlon Expressway Midblock Interchange will:

  • Help alleviate congestion on local roads;
  • Enhance the safety and capacity of the Highway 6 / Hanlon Expressway;
  • Provide an improved link between the Guelph area and Highway 401; and
  • Bring the province one step closer to improved connectivity between Hamilton and Guelph and bypassing traffic around Morriston.

Aligns with the ongoing provincial and municipal plans:

  • Greater Golden Horseshoe Transportation Plan (ongoing);
  • Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (2020);
  • Greenbelt Plan (2017);
  • Guelph-Wellington Transportation Study (2005); and
  • Wellington County Official Plan (2021).
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