Users' questions

Is QEW Niagara Open?

Is QEW Niagara Open?

The QEW is now open in Niagara Falls.

What is a 511 call?

Access Department of Transportation services with 511 511 is a simple, easy-to-remember telephone number that connects citizens with information from the Department of Transportation. Call 511 the next time you need to find out about traffic, road construction, or issues with mass transit.

How busy is Qew?


Route Current Ideal
401 EB Kingston Road to Salem Road 7 MIN 8 MIN
404 NB Highway 407 to Aurora Road 11 MIN 12 MIN
407 EB Highway 400 to Highway 404 8 MIN 10 MIN
407 EB Highway 410 to Highway 400 10 MIN 12 MIN

What happens if you call 611?

611—Phone company repair* 711—TDD and Relay for the Deaf. 811—Underground public utility location. 911—Emergency services (police, fire, EMS)

Why is Toronto traffic so bad?

Most pressure is, therefore, exerted in its major cities, which are also the largest industrial areas. A city such as Toronto, therefore, has a rapidly growing population, which translates into more road users. Traffic congestion is therefore eminent since everybody would like to commute to and from work.

Are there traffic cameras on the Niagara QEW?

QEW Traffic. Always check here before attempting drive on the Niagara QEW. Here you’ll find live Niagara QEW Cameras. By checking our live QEW traffic cameras you can instantly determine where the traffic is and avoid any unnecessary traffic. Remember a live Niagara QEW Traffic camera beats a stale traffic report any day of the week!

Is the QEW / 403 interchange in Ontario temporary?

The QEW/403 interchange traffic configuration is temporary and is part of ongoing construction to rehabilitate bridges in the area. It will be in place until summer 2021. We appreciate drivers’ patience as we work to keep our infrastructure in a state of good repair. There are currently no reported emergencies at this time.

How often are road conditions reported in Ontario?

Road Conditions are road and visibility conditions reported by the Ministry of Transportation’s maintenance contractors at least five times a day during the winter season. For the definition of these conditions, visit our Terminology page.

When is Highway 3 in Ontario going to be closed?

Highway 3 eastbound and westbound will be closed from Sandusk Road to County Road 20 to complete bridge improvements. The full closure of Highway 3 will be from April 2021 to August 2021. A signed detour route has been implemented.