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Pre-construction work underway on Davis Drive

Work has begun on Davis Drive, preparing the site for rapidway construction. As with any large project, a lot of work has to happen along the street before actual construction can begin. Between now and later this year, crews will be out doing various tasks including:

  • Soil sampling and testing
  • Building removal, site clean up, relocation of signs
  • Relocation of powerlines, poles and other utilities

To minimize any inconvenience, we will make every effort to inform immediate neighbours, letting you know when and where work is going to take place.

Preparing Properties

Since December 2009, York Region Property Services have been busy preparing the properties along Davis Drive that had to be acquired for rapidway construction. Our work includes:

  • Securing buildings
  • Cleaning up sites
  • Getting buildings ready for removal

We are managing our properties along Davis Drive to keep everything in good shape. Our next bulletin will outline the schedule for these activities.

Dropping By To Hear Your Thoughts

Over the next few weeks our Community Liaison Officer, Andrea Witty, will be visiting Davis Drive businesses to keep you up to date and hear your thoughts. Or if you prefer, feel free to contact Andrea directly.

construction updates + tours!

June 21 event on Davis Drive in Newmarket

On Saturday, June 21, we held held a community event on Davis Drive in Newmarket. Over 200 people joined us for tours of vivaNext construction on Davis Drive, and while they were there, entered a ballot to win one of five ShopDavis prize packs.

contest winners

Summer Pack: Kelly Towsley

Food and Drink Pack: Penelope Rodrigo

Services and Spa Pack: Susan Wlawship

Tech Pack: Rachel M Hayton

Home and Garden Pack: Mark Dimmel

Smart Commute Pack: Glen McKnight

Thank you to everyone who continues to support our local shops and businesses along Davis Drive during construction. If you haven’t visited Davis Drive yet, come down and check out what Davis Drive businesses have in store, and stop by to shop and dine!

Prize packs include merchandise from these Davis Drive businesses:

Alexsandro’s Hair Studio Lipton’s Audio Video
All Pro Sports Philthy Phillys
Baskin Robins Pirate’s Cove
Dollarama Pita Pit
EZ Mart Rick’s Cookhouse
Factory Direct Scanica Furniture
For All Occasions Gift Baskets & Sweets Simply Flowers
Fusion Eye Care Skycare Pharmacy
Giant Tiger Tap & Vine Cellars
Good Will Techbuy Inc.
GoodYear That Bead Lady
Henry’s Vince’s Deli
Home Outfitter’s Wimpy’s Diner
J.O.G Paint & Wall Coverings Yonge Spa
Lilian Nails

 

See the Contest Rules and Regulations

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