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Construction work, Dec. 12–16

Bayview Avenue

Westbound curb lane closed, west of Doncrest Road to Bayview Avenue, for removals and excavation work.

  • December 12, 9:30am – 3:30pm

South Park Road

Eastbound curb lane closed in front of South Park Road to complete drainage work.

  • December 12, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Leslie Street

Closure of median lanes on Leslie Street at Highway 7, just north and south of the intersection, to complete median removals in preparation for new crosswalks.

  • December 14-16, 9:30am – 3:30pm

East Beaver Creek Road

Closure of median lanes on East Beaver Creek Road at Highway 7, just north and south of the intersection, to complete median removals in preparation for new crosswalks.

  • December 14-16, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Bus Stop Relocations

Please be advised that as part of this construction project, numerous bus stops are being relocated. We will provide details in a future bulletin.

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.

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Highway 7 East \ Markham and Richmond Hill

Where east meets west.

Markham and Richmond Hill are becoming key destinations within York Region. The Highway 7 East rapidways that travel through both of these municipalities will connect to the Richmond Hill Centre, a new mixed-use urban centre featuring businesses, homes, shops, restaurants, a 10-acre park, a theatre – and you. This is where the planned Yonge North Subway extension will begin (or end). Pick your ride – any ride from the Richmond Hill Centre you’ll find connections to viva, GO, YRT and TTC.

Viva rapid transit service launched on Sunday, August 18 in the centre median, or rapidway, along Highway 7 in Richmond Hill and Markham from Bayview Avenue to Highway 404.  The next phase of rapidway, which totals 3.9 kilometres, along Highway 7 from Highway 404 to Warden Avenue, will open in December, 2014.  Future plans to extend east to Reesor Road are dependent on additional funding commitments.

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