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Hwy. 7 to be widened in eastern Ontario

OTTAWA, Ont. -- Highway 7 will be widened to four lanes in the Ottawa and Lanark County area.


OTTAWA, Ont. — Highway 7 will be widened to four lanes in the Ottawa and Lanark County area.

The four-stage project includes widening Hwy. 7 from Hwy 417 to McNeely Ave. in Carleton Place.

The first section to be widened runs from Hwy. 417 west to Jinkinson Rd. In three following stages, four-laning will be extended to Dwyer Hill Rd., then to Ashton Station Rd., and finally to McNeely Ave.

“Highway 7 is an important artery through Lanark County,” says Richard Kidd, warden of Lanark County and reeve of Beckwith Township. “This project will have a tremendously positive impact on communities throughout the county.”

Crews will soon begin the first step in the highway-widening project, which is the clearing of trees along the affected area of Hwy. 7. The province says impact on traffic will be kept to a minimum, with all work being done off the existing right of way. Tree-clearing is expected to take about six to eight weeks and be completed by the spring.


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