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Main Street Markham construction:
TTC detours start July 2

Update — Monday, September 16, 7:55 a.m.: Buses have resumed their regular routes along the street.

Update — Tuesday, July 23, 19:57 p.m.: Construction has now advanced further north along Main Street North to its intersection with Parkway Avenue and Bullock Drive. GO Transit is detouring buses operating along the 54 Markham / York U, 70 Uxbridge / Stouffville and 71 Stouffville / Toronto routes, starting today.

The City of Markham is closing:

  • Main Street North Markham, northbound lanes, between Robinson Street and Highway 7

during the second phase of a project to rebuild the roadway.

The TTC is detouring buses operating along the 102D Markham Rd route to accommodate the construction.

The City of Markham started to rebuild Main Street Markham from Highway 7 to Bullock Drive Sunday, July 1, 2012. The first phase of the project required the City to install the underground services — water mains, storm sewers and other services connections. The City finished this work in December, 2012.

Now the City is resuming work to finish the rest of the roadworks and streetscaping. During this phase, the City is:

  • fully rebuilding the roadway with parking lay-bys, extending the curbs to provide larger boulevards;
  • increasing boulevard areas to improve streetscaping;
  • more clearly defining driving lanes and parking areas, with some new turn lanes at Centre Street, Robinson Street, and Bullock Drive;
  • improving the boulevards by planting more trees, refurbishing the streetlights, adding benches and installing festival flag poles.

You can learn more about the City of Markham’s project here.

102D Markham Rd

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From Tuesday, July 2 until September, morthbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street Markham and Highway 7, then detour:

eastward along Highway 7;
northward along Wooten Way; and then
eastward along Highway 7 to Main North,
resuming their regular route northward along Main.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street North across from Thompson Court, at Robinson Street and Parkway Avenue.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Highway 7 at Cosburn Road and Christman Court and
  • on Wooten Way North at Linden Lea and Church Streets and Parkway Avenue and
  • on Parkway Avenue at Sir Constantine Drive, west of Sir Bedevere Place, at Beaumont Road, west of Orchard Street and at Main Street North.
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