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Highway 7 East rapidway construction:
August 30 to September 5



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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:

  • between Warden Avenue and Highway 404 — Contractors are closing multiple lanes. Expect heavy traffic. Work continues until September 19. Crews are also working from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, August 30.
  • Cedarland Drive — Contractors have closed the street to all traffic.
  • intersection of South Town Centre Boulevard with Clegg Road — Contractors have reduced South Town Centre to just one lane between Highway 7 and south of Clegg Road. They’ve also closed east- and westbound curb lanes on Clegg for intersection work from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. for the long term.
  • between Town Centre Boulevard / South Town Centre Boulevard and Rodick Road — Contractors are closing the sidewalks on north and south sides of Highway 7. Work continues until September 12.
  • Rodick Road — Contractors are closing the south- and northbound curb lanes north of Highway 7. Work continues until September 12.
  • Lunar Crescent — Contractors are closing alternating north- or southbound curb lanes north of Highway 7. Work continues until September 12.
  • at Woodbine Avenue — Contractors are closing the southbound curb lane north of Highway 7 on Woodbine and the westbound lane on Highway 7 continuously. Work continues until September 12.
  • at Woodbine Avenue — from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane south of Highway 7 on Woodbine and the eastbound lane on Highway 7. Work continues until September 12.
  • Frontenac Drive — Contractors are reducing northbound traffic to just one lane north of Highway 7. Work continues until September 12.
  • Cochrane Drive — from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the northbound right-turn lane at Highway 7. Work continues until September 12.
  • East Valhalla Drive — from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the southbound curb lane. Work continues until September 12.
  • between Leslie Street and Saddlecreek Drive — from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day: Contractors are intermittently closing east- and westbound curb lanes. Work continues until September 12.

During Highway 7 rapidway construction, also expect delays for:

  • TTC buses operating along the 24 Victoria Park, 68 Warden and 224 Victoria Park North routes; and
  • YRT buses operating along the Viva green, Viva pink, Viva purple, 1 Highway 7, 224B Woodbine, 300 Business express and 302 Unionville express routes.

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