The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has initiated a route planning, preliminary design, and environmental assessment study for Highway 17 from the existing Highway 69 interchange, easterly to Markstay, a distance of approximately 42.5 km; and a new connection of Highway 69 to Highway 17 (Sudbury Southeast By-Pass), a distance of approximately 5.5 km. 


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This page was last updated December 04, 2013.


Recommended Plan public review period: Sept 3 to Oct 5, 2015
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PIC 3B was held on Sept. 23, 2014. Click here for more details.

A Public Information Centre (PIC) was held on September 23, 2014. The PIC presented the Preferred Plan for the Highway 69 and Highway 17 Sudbury Southeast By-Pass component of the study area.

A Recommended Plan for the Highway 17 study area has been confirmed and is now available for a public review period from February 27, 2014 to March 28, 2014. The TESR is available here. and the Notice of Submission is available here.

The Study Design Report has been updated to reflect a change in the study process.  The updated report is available here.

Although this study initially included Highway 69 from Estaire Road to Highway 17 McFarlane-Richard Lake Flats/Daisy Lake area, the Highway 69 component is being carried forward as a separate study.  Separate public meetings and reports will be completed for the Highway 69 component of the study.

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