South West Arterial Road (SWAR)

Project Description

This project is for the reconstruction of Sideroad 10 from County Road 88 to Line 5, Line 5 from Sideroad 10 to Coffey Road, as well as the realignment of Line 6. 


A Class Environmental Assessment was completed in 2010. This project is required to accommodate the planned and approved growth within Bradford West Gwillimbury, and is part of the Town's OPA 15, 16 and 17.

Project Status

Upcoming Road Closure: Line 6 will be closed from Sideroad 10 to West Park Ave. from April 10 to June 16, 2023​.

The project is underway and consists of 3 phases.

Phase 1​​Phase 2​Phase 3

​Includes Sideroad 10 from Line 6 to north of Line 5, a roundabout south of Line 6, and Line 6 from approximately 100 meters west of Sideroad 10 to east of Langford Blvd.   

​Includes Line 5 from Coffey Road to Sideroad 10 with a new tie-in to Line 5.

​Includes Sideroad 10 from Line 6 to Holland Street.

The project is currently in the first phase and construction activities are ongoing. All emergency services, school buses, and garbage pick-up have been contacted and informed about the project and relevant detours.

Over the course of the next few months, the contractor will be working on:

  • road crossing culverts,
  • driveway culverts,
  • regrading ditches,
  • building bioswales, and
  • Other miscellaneous works as required by the contract.

​Drivers should expect some minor delays as the contractor will need to close lanes in order to complete the works noted above. Any full road closures will be posted well in advance on this webpage as well as on the variable message signs located around the project.​

​Key Dates:

Environmental Assessment


​Detailed Design


​Construction Start

2022 - Summer

​Construction Completion

2024 - End of Year 

Project Photos

Photo Gallery: SWAR Project Photos will appear here on the public site.

Contract Services

Design: Ainley Consulting
Construction: Primrose Contracting Inc.

Address: Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, 100 Dissette St., Unit 4, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2A7

Phone: 905-775-5366,

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