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Hamilton closes Lincoln Alexander Parkway on the weekend for maintenance

The City of Hamilton will close down both lanes of the Lincoln Alexander Parkway for three days as of Friday May 24, 2023. Don Mitchell / Global News Hamilton

The City of Hamilton has closed the Lincoln Alexander Parkway in both directions for annual maintenance which began Friday morning and continues until Monday.

The eastbound portion of the Linc shut down first, at 8 a.m. on May 24, from Golf Links Road to the Upper Red Hill Valley Parkway off-ramp.

Westbound lanes will close at 10 a.m. from the Red Hill Valley Parkway to Mohawk Road.

The city is giving commuters the heads-up as traffic is likely to increase on nearby thoroughfares this weekend and says motorists should allow for extra time on the roads.

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Crews will be carrying out maintenance work, including spot resurfacing and repairs to the asphalt, bridges and signage, pavement markings, ditching and clearing catch basins.

While work takes place in the westbound direction, access to the Highway 403 on-ramps and the Rousseaux Street off-ramp will be available using the Mohawk Road on-ramp.

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The Golf Links Road on-ramp will be closed.

The eastbound Linc is expected to reopen to traffic in all directions on Monday, May 27 at 4 a.m.

Westbound lanes will also resume Monday at 4 a.m.

City staff say dates are subject to change if the weather becomes inclement.

Updates will be posted on the city’s website or its X, formerly known as Twitter, account.

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