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Halton Region is making improvements to Trafalgar Road (Reg. Rd. 3), between Steeles Avenue (Reg. Rd. 8) and 10 Side Road, in the Town of Halton Hills.

About this project

The project will help keep traffic moving along this corridor, provide high-quality water servicing to the area and support future growth in the community of Georgetown. Improvements include:

  • Widening from two to four lanes
  • New watermains
  • New multi use pathway
  • New paved shoulders
  • New traffic signals and street lights

Project renderings

Explore the images below for what you can expect to see once improvements are complete.

Cross section

Trafalgar Road (Halton Hills) typical section


View of Trafalgar Road midblock
View of Trafalgar Road midblock

Improvements include:

  • road widening from 2 to 4 lanes
  • new multi-use pathway
  • new paved shoulders
  • new street lights
View of Trafalgar Road at Hornby intersection
View of Trafalgar Road at Hornby intersection

Improvements include:

  • road widening from 2 to 4 lanes
  • new multi-use pathway
  • new traffic signals
  • new turn lanes

Project map

Project Timeline


  • Detailed design completed.

  • Contract awarded.

  • Utility relocations.

  • Construction start.

  • Anticipated completion.

What you can expect day-to-day

Trafalgar Road is an important north-south corridor that residents and motorists rely on to get to work, school and services every day. Halton Region is making every effort to minimize potential disruptions and help you plan ahead for construction activity.

Learn more about what to expect day-to-day, our mitigation plans and how to stay connected on the project.

I’m a resident or business in the area

Advanced notice of any service disruption or construction impacts will be provided to residents through letter, email and website updates.

Below are some impacts you may experience:

  • Traffic delays: There may be traffic delays associated with lane shifts or lane restrictions.
  • Truck traffic: You will notice an increases in truck traffic. Please be aware and use extra caution while driving.
  • Driveway access: Direct access to your driveway may be restricted for short periods of time. We will provide advance notice of any planned restrictions.
  • Noise: You may experience noise as a result of construction work. Work will be scheduled in accordance with local noise by-laws.
  • Vibration: You may experience some vibration due to the work being done. As a precaution, we recommend that you remove or secure objects on shelves and walls.
  • Dust and mud: There may be increased levels of dust and mud near the work site. The contractor is required to keep dust and mud contained.

I use this road regularly

Advance notice of any closures or restrictions will be available through email, social media, road signs and website updates.

The following mitigation strategies have been put in place to minimize the impact on traffic and travel:

  • Reducing speed limits: To ensure safety, the speed limit will be reduced to 60 km/h between Steeles Avenue and 10 Side Road.
  • Using electronic road signs: Portable Variable Message Signs will be used as needed on site to keep motorists informed of current traffic impacts, and to provide advanced notice of any traffic delays (closures, lane restrictions).

Latest traffic updates and notices

Traffic updates

Nearby construction: There are several projects happening nearby this area that may impact traffic during construction. More information on these projects can be found on the interactive map on the Construction Projects page.

Latest notices

If you require the following documents in an alternate format, please call 311, TTY: 905 827-9833 or e-mail

Sign up for email updates on Regional improvements

Stay up-to-date

Halton Region has a dedicated Construction Ambassador for this project who will be available to meet with residents and businesses to address any questions or concerns.

You can also stay connected by:

  • signing up to get the latest project and traffic updates by email;
  • following @RegionofHalton (external link) on Twitter for the latest updates;
  • emailing or calling 311 with any questions; or
  • visiting this webpage for the latest information.