Come to Stratford early and stay late! Construction delays may be significant in summer 2019 so be sure not to miss out on any fun!

Hwy 7: Adding a round-about at Line 26 between Stratford and St. Marys/London/401 W

Exits from this roundabout to Line 26 are now closed. This first phase of construction should not significantly affect through traffic on Hwy 7; however, from July 2nd until October, the roundabout will be closed to all traffic. Detours will be signposted, and drivers should allow extra time to follow them.

Hwy 6 to Embro/401: Replacement of large culvert Aug-Nov

Expect delays but road will not be closed. Hwy 7 detour is suggested as above, if there is an overlap.

Hwy 8 between Stratford and Shakespeare: In progress

Beginning in early June, stretches of this road between the west end of Shakespeare and the east end of Stratford will be reduced on weekdays to a single lane, with flag people controlling traffic in both directions. Delays may be lengthy, so please allow additional time for your trip. (Both lanes are expected to be open on evenings and weekends.)


Fanshawe Lake Trail Hike

Event Date: Saturday Jun. 22nd, 2019

Event Time: 8:45 AM – 4:30 PM


Contact: 519-273-1468


Fanshawe Lake Trail Hike

Distance 20 kmPace: Moderate. Terrain: Challenging (due to hills and distance).  Duration: approx. 7.0 hours (1.25 hr travel, 5.5 hrs walking).  Meet 8:45 AM at Boston Pizza to carpool to starting point, leaving 9:00 AM sharp.  Return by 4:30 PM.  This is a loop path that encircles Fanshawe Reservoir.  Long views over the water, forested settings and playgrounds make this a very interesting walk.  Dress appropriately for the weather and bring packed lunch.  Bring $8.00 cash for Fanshawe entry fee. For further information or to join the hike, please contact Hike Leader: Bruce G

Cost: $8/Per person for the Fanshawe entry fee

Location: Meet at Boston Pizza rear parking lot, Stratford, 729 Erie Street, Stratford


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