Part of Highway 8 in Hamilton closes this week until December 2022

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Published April 11, 2021 at 10:54 pm

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Residents should be aware of a long-term road closure that goes into effect this week.

Starting Monday, April 12, Highway 8 in Dundas will be completely closed between Bond St North and Woodleys Ln as part of the city’s Highway 8 Improvements project.

That work is expected to be completed in December 2022.

The Highway 8 Improvements project includes:

  • Road reconstruction
  • Spencer Creek bridge replacement including associated retaining walls
  • Bike lane and shoulder installation
  • Sidewalk replacement in the same existing locations
  • Watermain installation/replacement
  • Storm sewer installation/up-sizing & replacement including outfall & headwall structures
  • Slope stability improvements
  • Retaining walls installation (south and north sides)
  • Street lighting pole relocation

During the first phase of construction, access to the Dundas Valley Golf & Curling Club will be maintained from the bottom of Highway 8 at Bond St North.

During the second phase of construction, access to Dundas Valley Golf & Curling Club will be maintained from the top of the Highway 8 hill.

Bruce Trail visitors will be unable to access the trail at Woodleys Ln and Highway 8 for the duration of the construction project.

Throughout the entire construction period, access to local properties east of the Spencer Creek bridge will be maintained from the bottom of Highway 8 at Bond St North and Park St West.

As well, local properties west of the Spencer Creek bridge will be maintained from the top of the Highway 8 Hill. 

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