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Simcoe North Oshawa construction affects DRT, GO buses, starting May 25



Update — Saturday, September 26, 5:44 p.m.: Sunday, September 27 is the last day that DRT operates buses along the 304 Anderson and 950 Reach - Simcoe routes. Starting Monday, September 28, it replaces the routes with service along the new 905 Thickson - Reach route.


You can learn about updates for this project, including construction impacts on DRT and GO services, by visiting the update page for the Simcoe North Oshawa construction project here.


Monday, May 25, Region of Durham contractors start a project to widen and rebuild

  • Simcoe Street North (Regional Road 2) between Winchester and Conlin Roads.

The project includes

  • removing asphalt;
  • grading;
  • installing granular base;
  • installing curbs and gutters;
  • paving;
  • replacing storm sewers;
  • replacing traffic-control signals;
  • installing a water main and a sanitary force main; and
  • installing sidewalks and multi-use paths.

Simcoe North Oshawa construction.jpg

(Updated — Saturday, September 26, 5:44 p.m.) Durham Region Transit passengers aboard buses along these routes can expect detours and delays during the project:

  • 304 Anderson (until Sunday, September 27);
  • 905 Thickson - Reach (starting Monday, September 28); and
  • 950 Reach - Simcoe North (until Sunday, September 27).

GO Transit passengers aboard buses along this route can also expect delays:

  • 52 Oshawa / Highway 407.

Construction on Simcoe Street North and the resulting DRT and GO service changes continue until July 31, 2021.