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The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is undertaking the reconstruction of Highway 401 from 1.4 km west of Union Road easterly to 3.7 km west of Colonel Talbot Road, located in the Township of Southwold in Elgin County and in Middlesex Centre in Middlesex County.
Aecon Construction Materials Limited ("Aecon") and Parsons Inc.(‘Parsons’) have been retained by the Ministry as the Design-Build team to finalize the detail design and complete the reconstruction of this section of Highway 401. Parsons is the design consultant for the project and is completing the detailed design and Class Environmental Assessment (EA) requirements for the study. Aecon is the general contractor for the project and is overseeing all build and construction related activities for the reconstruction of this section of the Highway 401.
This section, also recognized as ‘Contract 5A’, is part of a larger corridor study, being undertaken by the Ministry, for the reconstruction of Highway 401 in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Elgin County, Middlesex County, and the City of London. For more information on the broader corridor study, please visit their project website at http://hwy401reconstruction.ca/.
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Highway 401 Improvements
This section of Highway 401 is a 4-lane rural divided freeway through Elgin County and represents a vital transportation link between the City of Windsor and City of London. This project will include the reconstruction of both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 401 such that potential future widening into the median can easily be accommodated while at the same time completing work at eight (8) structures and improving roadside safety, drainage infrastructure and highway signs within the limits of the project.
Consultation with affected or interested stakeholders will also be an ongoing activity during this design and construction phase of the project.