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Thursday July 2nd, 2015

Posted at 10:00am

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A portion of Highway 3 from Grand Marais Road West to Labelle Street will be closed for approximately four months starting Friday at 7pm.

The temporary closure is required for the construction of the new permanent section of Highway 3 and the new intersection across the Labelle Tunnel.

The closure will be conducted in three stages with different lane restrictions and closures in place. During this work, Highway 3 between Grand Marais Road West and Labelle Street will be fully closed.

Stage One:


Stage 1 will begin July 3 and last approximately six weeks.
• Right turns FROM Grand Marais Road West TO Highway 3 westbound will not be allowed
•Left turns FROM Highway 3 eastbound TO Grand Marais Road West are permitted
•Left turns FROM Grand Marais Road West TO Highway 3 eastbound are permitted
•Right turns FROM Labelle Street TOHighway 3 westbound are permitted

Stage Two:


Stage 2 will begin immediately following Stage 1 and last approximately three weeks
•Traffic configuration at Grand Marais Road West from Stage 1 continues
•Labelle Street at Highway 3 completely closed

Stage Three:


Stage 3 will begin immediately following Stage 2 and last approximately six weeks
•Traffic configuration at Grand Marais Road West from Stages 1 and 2 continues
•Right turns FROM Labelle Street TO Highway 3 westbound are permitted
•Right turns FROM Highway 401 westbound on-ramp at Huron Church Road TO Labelle Street are permitted

Once this work is complete, crews will move to complete the intersection over the Labelle Tunnel to reconnect Bethlehem Avenue with Labelle Street across the below grade Highway 401 portion of the Parkway. The current traffic configuration of right-in and right-out at Bethlehem Avenue and Highway 3 eastbound will continue until approximately October 2015.

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