Highway 8 Widening, Grand River Bridge, Kitchener/Waterloo

Highway 8 Widening, Grand River Bridge, Kitchener/Waterloo

Kitchener/Waterloo, ON

Widening of Highway 8 from 4 to 8 lanes, from 0.4 km north of Fairway Road, southerly to Highway 401, and new structures and rehabilitation of existing structures over the Grand River and overpass structures at King Street and Sports World Drive.

Key Elements:

  • Grading for expansion works
  • New 4 lane Grand River structure; 200m, steel "I" girder
  • Deck replacement for existing Grand River structure
  • Widening and rehabilitation of 2 overpasses at Kings Street
  • Rehabilitation of 2 steel girder overpass structures at Sports World Drive
  • Storm sewers, storm water management catch basins, habitat pools
  • 25 high mast light standards, median barrier, overhead sign structures
  • New and rehabilitated asphalt surface

Contract Type

Design Bid Build (DBB)


Ministry of Transportation Ontario

Contract Administrator

Morrison Hershfield


Ministry of Transportation Ontario