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Highway 417 to close for a few days between Metcalfe and Carling

In preparation for the closure, lane reductions and ramp closures will begin an hour earlier, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30.
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Highway 417 sign.

A section of Highway 417 is scheduled to fully close in both directions starting at 8 p.m. on Sept. 30.

The stretch of highway that will be closed is between Metcalfe Street, Carling Avenue and Kirkwood Avenue. It is expected to fully reopen in both directions at 6 a.m. on Oct. 4.

In preparation for the closure, lane reductions and ramp closures will begin an hour earlier, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 30. The closures are set so that the bridge over Rochester Street can be replaced.

The following access ramps will also close:

  • O’Connor westbound
  • Lyon westbound (ongoing)
  • Bronson westbound (ongoing)
  • Rochester westbound (ongoing)
  • Parkdale westbound
  • Maitland eastbound
  • Carling/Kirkwood eastbound
  • Parkdale eastbound

In addition, several municipal road closures are required for this construction:

  • Rochester Street closed between Gladstone Avenue and Aberdeen Street from Sept. 20 to Oct. 11.
  • Booth Street southbound closed between Gladstone Avenue and Raymond Street from 5 p.m. Sept. 30 to 6 a.m. Oct. 4.
  • Booth Street northbound closed between Carling Avenue and Raymond Street from 5 p.m. Sept. 30 to 6 a.m. Oct. 4.
  • Daniel McCann Street closed between Booth Street and Lebreton Street South from 5 p.m. Sept. 30 to 6 a.m. Oct. 4.
  • Norman Street closed between Booth Street and Rochester Street from 5 p.m. Sept. 30 to 6 a.m. Oct. 4.
  • Raymond Street remains closed between Booth Street and Rochester Street while Orangeville Street remains closed between Rochester Street and Lebreton Street South to facilitate the construction staging (ongoing long-term).

More information including detour options can be found at the City's website.

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