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Highway 401 Expansion Project

Located within the western part of Greater Toronto Area (GTA), starting from Credit River in Mississauga to the Regional Road 25 in Milton.

Location: Greater Toronto Ares

Project Type: Design-Build-Finance (DBF)

Infrastructure Sector: Transportation

Highway 401 expansion project is from the biggest freeways in Ontario. This project will provide a relief to congestion on the existing highway and will enhance the flow of services, goods, and traffic in the region. In terms of commuter and trade traffic, highway 401 expansion construction project is a critical component of the provincial highway network of Ontario.

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Ministry of Transportation (MTO) released a request for qualification (RFQ) to shortlist and pre-qualify the teams that can deliver the highway 401 expansion construction project.

This project will include widening the existing six lane configuration to the below:

  • 12 lane core-collector system from the Credit River to Winston Churchill Boulevard

  • 10 lanes from Winston Churchill Boulevard to Highway 407 ETR/ Highway 401 interchange

  • 12 lane core-collector system from Highway 407 ETR/ Highway 401 interchange to James Snow Parkway

  • 10 lanes from the James Snow Parkway to Regional Road 25

  • Median High Occupancy Vehicle lanes

  • Support facilities and features - drainage, lighting, signage, ATMS, carpool lots


“Highway 401 is a critical highway for commuters and commercial traffic traveling throughout Ontario and the United States. Adding both High Occupancy Vehicle and general purpose lanes will be essential in managing congestion and improving daily commutes across the region.” Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation

“Our government is committed to building a stronger, more prosperous province through the largest infrastructure investment in Ontario's history. The Highway 401 expansion project will enhance our transportation network, create employment opportunities during construction and help support future development along the highway corridor.” Bob Chiarelli, Minister of Infrastructure

“The Highway 401 expansion project is an important component in helping with traffic flow on this busy highway. IO looks forward to reviewing the RFQ submissions by the market for this project.” Ehren Cory, President and CEO, Infrastructure Ontario

Economic Benefits:

This project will produce a significant benefit for commuters and will generate vast employment opportunities.

Green and Community Benefits

Highway 401 Expansion Construction Project will improve the life quality by reducing daily travel time for commuters; as well as, a significant decrease in traffic congestion, greenhouse gases and fuel consumption.

ICM Contractors Inc.

Our engineering consultants at ICM Contractors are on the watch for that project engineering consultancy service a get themselves engaged in studying that project risks and safety hazards and will instantly report updates for that part.


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