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Road Design Project

​Mapleview Drive East Transportation Improvements

Yonge Street to Prince William Way

The City of Barrie Multi-Modal Active Transportation Master Plan (MMATMP) identified Mapleview Drive East as a key transportation corridor and recommended several transportation improvements to accommodate the growth of Barrie to 2031.

This includes reconstruction and widening of Mapleview Drive East to 4 lanes, between Yonge Street and Prince William Way. The purpose of this project is to implement the preferred servicing solution as recommended by the Municipal Class EA process.

The City of Barrie has retained HATCH for the provision of engineering services for the preliminary and detailed design of the preferred alternative design solution for Mapleview Drive East between Yonge Street and Prince William Way (approx. 1.4 km)

Project Features

The design concept includes: 

  • Reconstruction and widening of the roadway to 4 through lanes, (2 per direction) with a centre median;
  • Addition of a multi-use trail on the north side;
  • Addition of a sidewalk on the south side;
  • Addition of buffered bike lanes;
  • Grade separation of roadway and Metrolinx GO Rail Corridor;
  • Implementation of storm and sanitary sewers;
  • LID features;
  • Street lighting; and
  • Improvements to the intersection at Yonge Street

Schedule

Design2019–2021
Property Acquisition2020–2021
Utilities2021–2022
Construction2023–2025

Background

Phases 3 & 4 of the Municipal Class EA process were completed for the study area in consideration of the physical, natural, cultural/heritage, social and economic environments. The proposed design alternatives were evaluated in consideration of these criteria. Subsequent to this analysis and the agency and public input provided, the preferred design alternatives were chosen.

The corresponding Environmental Study Report can be found under Completed Environmental Assessment Studies (Hewitt Secondary Plan Area Transportation Improvements).

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