Herb Gray Parkway officially, partially open
The $1.4-billion Herb Gray Parkway is now open to traffic — for at least eight kilometres, anyway.
Eastbound and westbound lanes opened sometime after midnight Monday, according to tweets from the parkway's official Twitter account.
Eastbound lanes of Hwy 401 as part of <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/hgparkway?src=hash">#hgparkway</a> now open.—@hgparkway
Westbound lanes now open. Watch your speeds, follow the signs and drive safely. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/hgparkway?src=hash">#hgparkway</a>—@hgparkway
The rest of the 11-kilometre parkway is expected to be finished later this year.