The Third Crossing Action Plan is the framework to guide the successful planning and implementation of the project in four phases:


Phase 4 icon Phase IV: Detailed design & construction

On November 21, 2017 City Council decided to move forward with preparatory work for the Third Crossing pending confirmation of funding from the federal and provincial government. For information about the detailed design and construction phase is anticipated to be available once funding agreements are in place with the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. Please stay connected with us as we move forward.

  • Status: Preparatory work underway


Phase 2 icon Phase II & III: Preliminary design and business plan


Phase 1 iconPhase I: Environmental assessment and action plan

The environmental assessment was completed in 2013 and summarized in the Third Crossing Environmental Study Report. This report included recommendations for a third crossing based on a series of in-depth studies.


Project timeline