Ontario is widening 1.6 kilometers of Hwy 26 from Sixth Line to Pretty River Parkway to reduce congestion and improve road safety in Collingwood. This section of highway will be widened to five lanes including a median shared left turning lane. Other improvements include:
Construction of a recreational trail on the north side and a sidewalk on the south side of Highway 26 between Pretty River Parkway and Marine View Drive. Upgrading Highway 26 will improve traffic flow to help people get home to their families faster and improve road safety for drivers and pedestrians.
The annual average daily traffic along this stretch of Highway is 22,500 vehicles per day.
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