McKay Road West, Veteran’s Drive intersection & roadways to be closed for 20 months starting May 24

(Barrie, ON) – McKay Road and Veterans Drive intersection will be closed starting May 24 until approximately November 2023. The road closure is necessary for the construction of new infrastructure to support growth and development in the southeast section of the Salem Secondary Plan Area.

McKay Road will be widened to 5-lanes and include an urban streetscape with curb and gutter,

raised medians, concrete sidewalks, a raised cycle track, and stormwater management improvements. In addition, McKay Road and Veterans Drive intersection will be expanded and upgraded.

The road closure will include McKay Road from 1 km west of Veteran's Drive to just east of Hwy 400 and Veteran's Drive from Salem Road to the 9th Line of Innisfil. The intersection of McKay Road and Veteran's Drive will also be closed to all traffic. Local access to residents within the closure limits will be maintained for the duration of the project, however through traffic will not be permitted. Detours will be in place for the duration of construction.

For more details on the project, visit theMcKay Rd West & Veteran's Dr Improvements page

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Media Contact
Scott LaMantia
Senior Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220 ext. 4529