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Improvements Coming to Several Burlington Roadways in 2023 & Over Next Four Years

Budget Briefs - Roadway Improvements - TW

Our weekly series “Budget Briefs” lets residents know how our community will be benefitting from specific investments in Burlington’s approved 2023 Operating and Capital Budget.

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We’re making major improvements to our local roads, bridges and pathways through the City of Burlington’s 10 year Capital Budget and Forecast for Roadways from 2023-2032.

These include upgrades to 11 roadways in 2023 and several more over the next few years. It’s important to note that the forecast projects (2024-2032) are subject to change based on the annual review of the Capital Budget.

VIEW A COPY OF THE MAP ON PG. 729 IN THE 2023 BUDGET BOOK

Please see below a list of which roadways will be getting upgrades this year, and which are forecasted for upgrades over the next four years.

2023 Roadway Upgrades:

Project/LocationDescription
Pine Cove Bridge Replacement at Roseland CreekBridge Rehabilitation
Lakeshore Road Culvert Rehabilitation at Tuck CreekCulvert Rehabilitation
Culvert Crossing Replacement North Service Road & King RoadCulvert Replacement
Burloak Drive – Grade Separation at C.N.R.Grade Separation Construction
Walker’s Line at Dundas Street Intersection Realignment (City’s Share)Intersection Improvements
Thomas Court Renewal (Bromley Road – North End)Minor Reconstruction
Millcroft Community Multi-Use PathwayMulti-Use Pathway Renewal
Waterdown Road North Rehabilitation & Capacity ImprovementsRoad Renewal
Park Avenue Area Renewal – Phase 1Road Renewal
Lakeshore Road Resurfacing & Multi-Use Pathway Renewal (Guelph Line – Walker’s Line)Road Resurfacing & Multi-Use Pathway Renewal
Tyandaga Park Drive RenewalRoad Resurfacing / Reconstruction

2024 Forecasted Roadway Upgrades:

Project/LocationDescription
Bromley Road Area Minor ReconstructionMinor Reconstruction
Havendale Boulevard RenewalRoad Renewal
Spruce Avenue Area (Walker’s Line – Goodram Drive) RenewalRoad Renewal
Guelph Line (Lakeshore Road – St. Clair Avenue) RenewalRoad Resurfacing
Prospect Street and Dynes Road RenewalRoad Resurfacing

2025 Forecasted Roadway Upgrades:

Project/LocationDescription
Plains Road West (Shadeland Avenue – Waterdown Road) RenewalArterial Resurfacing
Walker’s Line (North Service Road – Mainway) ResurfacingArterial Road Resurfacing
Walker’s Line (Lakeshore Road – Fairview Street) ResurfacingArterial Road Resurfacing
New Street Bridge Rehabilitation at Shoreacres CreekBridge Rehabilitation
Britannia Road Culvert Replacement at Bronte CreekCulvert Replacement
Ontario Street Culvert ReplacementCulvert Replacement
Blair Road and Landmark Road Minor ReconstructionMinor Reconstruction
Lakeshore Road (Appleby Line – Burloak Drive) Resurfacing & Multi-Use Pathway RenewalRoad & Multi-Use Path Resurfacing
Park Avenue Area Renewal – Phase 2Road Renewal
Walker’s Line (Fairview Street – QEW Interchange)Road Renewal

2026 Forecasted Roadway Upgrades:

Project/LocationDescription
Fairview Street (Walker’s Line – Appleby Line) ResurfacingArterial Road Resurfacing
Cedar Springs Road (No. 2 Side Road – Britannia Road) ResurfacingArterial Road Resurfacing
Mainway Culvert at Tuck Creek ReplacementCulvert Replacement
No. 8 Side Road at Bronte CreekCulvert Replacement
Upper Middle Road (Guelph Line – 407 ETR Crossing) RenewalRoad Renewal
Snake Road (Old York Road – City Limit) RenewalRoad Renewal
Linmouth Terrace & Faversham Avenue Road RenewalRoad Renewal
Mainway (Guelph Line – Walker’s Line)Road Resurfacing

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1 thought on “Improvements Coming to Several Burlington Roadways in 2023 & Over Next Four Years”

  1. Kevin Rutherford

    Is there no plans before 2026 to address Appleby Line and Upper Middle Road and widening both roads to 6 lanes? Every development application (approved or otherwise) in the area has identified the need for both roads to be expanded to accommodate the projected traffic generated by the developments (including studies done during covid when traffic was significantly less). The city just “upgraded” the intersection at Upper Middle/Appleby Line which was surprising considering the congestion that currently exists and the highlighted needs for expansion to 6 lanes. It currently takes 25+ minutes for 3km to get from Corpus Christie high school on Upper Middle to QEW/Appleby Line as an example. For those that live in the Orchard there are windows in the day where you are almost trapped in your neighborhood.

    I am on board with biking options but someone seriously needs to look at biking on Appleby Line if this is being used a tool in TDM. As it is currently, it is very unsafe considering the amount of traffic, width of lanes, the amount of driveways, sightlines and by no means is this area of Burlington walkable/bikeable as it keeps getting described as. This is going to continue to get worse until these roads are expanded

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