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Construction work, Nov. 19–26

Valleymede Drive

Two eastbound centre lanes closed on Highway 7 at Valleymede Drive for road repair work. Please be advised of periodic noise (beeping from truck back-up alarms and saw-cutting).

  • November 19, 7am – 3:30pm

Pond Drive

Full closure of Pond Drive at Highway 7 for sewer work. Motorists will not be able to turn from Highway 7 onto Pond Drive, or from Pond Drive onto Highway 7. Motorists can take Times Avenue or Commerce Valley Drive West to South Park Road to access Pond Drive. Pedestrians will be re-routed along a temporary walkway.

  • November 21 and 22, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Apple Creek Bridge

Eastbound curb lane over Apple Creek Bridge (east of Fairburn Drive) will be closed for watermain work.

  • November 19, 7am – 5pm
  • November 21 and 22, 9:30am – 3:30pm

New Project Information Office hours

Please note the Project Information Office hours have changed as follows:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am – 4pm
  • Other times by appointment

Please Note: As with all construction projects, work may be rescheduled due to weather. We’ll provide advance notice whenever possible.

For more information about the vivaNext plan and to receive project updates, please see the Highway 7 East rapidway project page, drop by our project information office at Highway 7 and South Park Road, or contact Nimisha Raja, your Community Liaison.

Map of construction work area

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When it comes to the future of transit in York Region – it’s coming to Markham this winter with the launch of the third section of the Highway 7 rapidway on South Town Centre Boulevard, Cedarland Road and Warden Avenue.

A lot of activity is taking place as we all prepare for Viva beginning to run in this new section of rapidway. This includes preparing to open the new Cedarland Station, testing of Viva and emergency service vehicles in the rapidway lanes and training of YRT/Viva staff – to name a few.

All this goes a long way to improving transit in York Region and providing a faster and more convenient commute. And all of you are a big part of that. Thank you!

Wondering what this is all about or what a rapidway is? Click here to find out.

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