City of Hamilton map showing bridge replacement locations Credit: HANDOUT / City of Hamilton

City of Hamilton staff state Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation will implement two weekend closures of Highway 403 between King Street West and Highway 6 to replace two overpass bridges.

The MTO will replace the Highway 403 Macklin Street overpass and the Old Guelph Road overpass.

“Two full weekend closures, one direction at a time, will utilized to complete the work and during the closures traffic will be detoured onto the Lincoln M. Alexander Parkway, Red Hill Valley Parkway, York Boulevard and Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW),” writes Hamilton Acting Director of Transportation Operations & Maintenance Mike Field.

“The two full weekend closures will be coordinated with the City and the
MTO and City will develop a robust communications plan to inform the public of the
construction, closure and detour.”

Dates for the closure are not finalized.