Nightly rolling closures of Highway 401 start

The Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) has scheduled lane restrictions and 15-minute rolling closures of Highway 401, between Thickson Road and Lake Ridge Road, Whitby announced yesterday.

There are rolling closures and lane restrictions also on Brock Street, between Consumers Drive and the Whitby GO Station Access, nightly from February 10 to 14, said a news release.

The lane restrictions and closures are needed to complete work on the new Brock Street bridge over Highway 401, as part of the multi-year Brock Street bridge replacement being led by the MTO, it said.

Closure details, as provided by the MTO, are as follows:

Highway 401 –

  • Nightly lane restrictions from 8 pm until 6 am. from Monday, February 10 to Friday, February 14.
  • 15-minute rolling closures in each hour taking place between midnight and 5 am.

Note: The Highway 401 Eastbound Off-ramp to Brock Street and Highway 401 Westbound On-ramp from Consumers Drive (east of Brock Street) will also be closed during this time.

Brock Street –

  • Nightly lane restrictions from 8 pm until 6 am. from Monday, February 10 to Friday, February 14.
  • 15-minute closures taking place between midnight and 1:30 am.
  • Full road closure taking place between 1:30 am and 4 am.

Note: Pedestrian sidewalks along both sides of this section of Brock Street will be inaccessible during the above closure period.

MTO has advised that these closures are subject to change based on inclement weather or modifications due to construction operations.

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