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Highway 7 East rapidway construction:
March 31 to April 4



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Metrolinx and York Region contractors continue to work on the project to build a rapidway — bus-only lanes in the centre of the roadway.

Here’s what’s going on this week:

  • Cedarland Drive — Contractors are closing the street to traffic until the end of August.
  • Warden Avenue to East Beaver Creek Road / Commerce Valley Drive East — Starting Monday, March 31 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are setting up rolling east- and westbound lane closures. Work continues until April 4.
  • Town Centre Boulevard — Starting Monday, March 31, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing westbound lanes on Highway 7 and southbound lanes on Town Centre. They’ll also close the east-west crosswalk on the north side of Highway 7. A York Regional Police officer will be on-site to direct motorists if necessary. Work continues until April 4.
  • Town Centre Boulevard / South Town Centre Boulevard to Woodbine Avenue — Starting Monday, March 31 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing east- and westbound lanes. Work continues until June 27.
  • Rodick Road — Starting Monday, March 31, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the southbound curb lane south of Highway 7 and the northbound curb lane north of Highway 7. Work continues until April 11.
  • Montgomery Court — Starting Monday, March 31, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the southbound curb lane. Work continues until April 11.
  • Lunar Crescent — Starting Monday, March 31, from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane. Pedestrians must use the south-side and cross to the west side to access Blinds to Go. Work continues until April 4.
  • Woodbine Avenue — Starting Monday, March 31: Contractors are closing the southbound curb lane continuously. Work continues until April 11.
  • between East Beaver Creek Road / Commerce Valley Drive East and Frontenac Drive — Starting Monday, March 31 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing east- and westbound lanes. Work continues until June 27.
  • between East Beaver Creek Road and Chalmers Road — Starting Monday, March 31 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the westbound curb lanes and east - west crosswalks. Traffic control staff will be on site to help pedestrians when necessary. Work continues until April 11.
  • between East Beaver Creek Road and Chalmers Road — Starting Monday, March 31 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: contractors are closing southbound curb lanes north of Highway 7 at Valleymede Drive and East Beaver Creek Road. Work continues until April 11.

During Highway 7 rapidway construction, TTC passengers riding buses operating along the 24 Victoria Park, 68 Warden and 224 Victoria Park North routes and York Region Transit passengers riding buses operating along the Viva pink, Viva purple, 1 Highway 7, 224B Woodbine and 300 Business express routes should expect detours or delays.


Source: vivaNext