Improving Highway 401 in Stormont County
McGuinty Government Creating Jobs and Building a Stronger Economy
Ontario is creating 70 jobs by improving Highway 401 in Stormont County.
More than 19 kilometres of Highway 401 between Upper Canada Road and Moulinette Road will be repaved, making travel easier and safer for families and businesses. Construction is targeted for completion by the end of this year.
Improving Ontario's transportation network is part of the McGuinty government's plan to strengthen the economy. A strong economy protects the services that mean the most to Ontario families - health care and education.
- Coco Paving Ltd. of Toronto, was awarded the construction contract.
- Ontario is investing $2.4 billion in road and bridge construction projects this year, creating or sustaining 20,000 jobs.
- Ontario has 16,600 kilometres of provincial highway and 2,756 bridges.
“Our government has significantly increased support for highways in eastern Ontario since 2003 because we understand the importance of improving this critical infrastructure. Repaving this section of the 401 will help ensure this major corridor remains in good condition. Making important investments to eastern Ontario’s highways helps keep families safe and fosters economic prosperity”
“Our government has made unprecedented investments in infrastructure across the province. Making improvements to the 401 in Stormont County will help ensure this road is safe and in good condition for years to come, while creating jobs and strengthening the economy.”