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​​​McKay Road West Improvements

Highway 400 to ​Reid Drive

This transportation improvement project will support growth and development along McKay Rd in south-west Barrie. The project extends from east of Veteran’s Dr to the west of the future extension of Reid Dr.

​​This project is the first phase of​ McKay Road infrastructure improvements to support development in the Salem Secondary Plan Area​. The project is currently in the Detailed Design stage and will conform with the City’s Transportation Master Plan.

​Project Upd​​​ates 

December ​2020:

  • Design Status: 60% Detailed Design Stage completed, working towards 90% Design Stage
  • Next Steps: 
    • Public Information Centre (virtual) proposed in February 2021
    • Finalize design and complete tender ready documents 

Project Fe​atures

The improvements will include roadw​ay expansion to five lanes, roadway reconstruction, new concrete sidewalks, a multi-use trail, and local stormwater management improvements. The design concept includ​es: 

  • Stormwater management solutions which include a combination of traditional and modern stormwater management features such as low-impact development structures
  • Roadway design elements from the Transportation Master Plan include:  
    • Four traffic lanes and a centre median/turning lane
    • Intersection Improvements at McKay Rd/Veteran’s Dr, including new traffic signals and auxiliary turning lanes 
    • Active transportation infrastructure including cycle tracks and sidewalks
    • Streetscape improvements including streetlighting and landscaping

Project Sche​dule

2021  Detail Design Complete
2021-2022 Property Acquisition
Utility Relocation
Estimated Construction Start

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