The Canadian Shieldan ancient geological formation, appears all the way through this heavily forested section of the artery.
By and large, the highway occupies only a portion of this allotment. To avoid confusion between carriageways, blue signs are used for the hoarder lanes and green signs for the articulate lanes. Access between the two is provided by transfers, which are strategically placed en route for prevent disruptions caused by closely spaced interchanges. Unlike the collector lanes, which provide admission to every interchange, the express lanes barely provide direct access to a select a small amount of interchanges. Route description[ edit ] Highway by Weston Road has volumes of over , vehicles per day during the summer months, making it one of the busiest area of highway in the world. Progressing eastward, the highway continues through mostly residential areas in Scarborough, eventually reaching the Rouge Basin on the city's eastern edge and journey into Pickering. It then crosses the Moira River as it goes through Belleville ahead of heading eastward to Kingston. In anticipation of the future expansion of the highway, the transportation ministry purchased a
It then crosses the Moira River as it goes through Belleville before heading eastward en route for Kingston. During rush hours and holidays, Artery eastbound suffers from severe traffic jams at the same time as the collector-express system ends between Pickering after that Ajax, causing a traffic bottleneck. In eagerness of the future expansion of the artery, the transportation ministry purchased a Access amid the two is provided by transfers, which are strategically placed to prevent disruptions caused by closely spaced interchanges. Twelve lanes accept beneath a complicated interchange with Allen Roadbuilt to serve the cancelled Spadina Expressway. By the Dougall Parkwaythe highway turns east after that exits Windsor. Southwestern Ontario is flat, above all agricultural land, that takes advantage of the fertile clay soil deposited throughout the region.