Toronto, Ontario – Ontario’s provincial government has announced that it is investing more than $2 billion this year to expand, repair and improve highways, roads and bridges across the province. The amount represents a record investment in Ontario’s highway infrastructure and is 20 per cent more than last year.

Key construction projects include widening the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) from six to eight lanes in Oakville, adding high occupancy vehicle lanes; repairing the northbound express lanes on Highway 427 from the QEW to Highway 401 in Toronto; widening Highway 401 from four to six lanes from Woodstock to Cambridge; and repairing the southbound lanes on Highway 400 from Forbes Road to Highway 11 in Simcoe County.

The investment overall will cover 107 kilometres of new lanes, 472 kilometres of highway repairs, 80 bridge repairs and 34 new bridges.

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