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Utility relocation work continues on Highway 7

What is happening?

A large truck-mounted vacuum is being used to bore holes to locate underground utility cables and pipes.

Where is it happening?

Along Highway 7 from South Town Centre Blvd. to Courtyard Lane.

Why is it happening?

To accommodate the widening of Highway 7 for the vivaNext rapidways.

When will it happen?

Work will begin on Friday, February 4 and will take about a week to complete.

What impact will there be?

A loud, intermittent hum will be heard at times during the week.

For more information visit vivanext.com/highway7_markham, or contact Nimisha Raja, your Community Liaison.

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In Markham, the future of transit has arrived with the opening of the last piece of the Highway 7 East rapidway along South Town Centre Boulevard, Cedarland Drive and Warden Avenue.

On January 4, 2015, the final section of the Highway 7 East rapidway opened for service, allowing YRT/Viva customers to experience truly rapid transit from Bayview Avenue in Richmond Hill to the Markham Centre development area. On the section of rapidway already in service on Highway 7 since 2013, riders are already seeing up to 35% travel time savings. 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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