Bryne Drive South Extension

Project Type
Road Construction
In Progress
Estimated Completion
December 2024

This roadway supports the new Harvie Road / Big Bay Point Road Highway 400 Crossing and will improve traffic flow across the south end of Barrie.

The Bryne Drive extension is split into a north segment (Harvie Road to Essa Road) and a south segment (Harvie Road to Caplan Avenue).  The Bryne Drive North Extension project is currently in the design phase.

Project Updates

July 18, 2023

Construction of the Bryne Drive South extension is underway. Access to all businesses remains open. Motorists can expect occasional lane closures controlled by trained traffic persons when travelling along the existing Bryne Drive, north of Caplan Avenue. Motorists are reminded to drive cautiously through the construction zone.

Project Features

The Environmental Assessment and report were completed prior to detailed design commencement. The Stage 1 and Stage 2 Archaeological Assessment were completed as part of the greater Harvie Road/Highway 400 Crossing area improvements

  • Design for improved traffic flow parallel to Highway 400 with minimal environmental impacts
  • Construction of a new 5-lane roadway, complete with off-road bike lanes and sidewalks
  • Construction of a new sanitary sewer
  • Construction of a new watermain
  • New stormwater management ponds
  • Full landscape plan, including tree plantings


Construction of the Bryne Drive North Extension (Harvie Road to Essa Road) is expected to commence in 2026.
Bryne Drive South Extension (Harvie Road to Caplan Avenue)
DesignQ4 2022