February 15, 2019 6:43 pm

80 km/hr speed limit takes effect Sunday morning on Red Hill Valley Parkway

The city's collision data confirms 862 crashes on the Red Hill between 2013-2017, four that were fatal.

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The city is wasting no time getting to work on the Red Hill Valley Parkway (RHVP).

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Hamilton’s public works department says new speed limit signs will be installed this weekend between Greenhill Ave and the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW), as the speed limit changes from 90 km/hr to 80 km/hr.

City crews will also be installing information signage along that section of the parkway throughout the weekend.

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Hamilton Police will start enforcing the 80 km/hr limit at 9 a.m. Sunday.

The city says there will be intermittent lane closures both Saturday and Sunday between 8 a.m. and approximately 6 p.m. as the work is completed.

The city says motorists should also expect temporary closures of the on and off ramps during that time period.

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