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Construction work, Dec 24, 2011–Jan 2, 2012

Please note our office will be closed from December 26, 2011, to January 2, 2012, inclusive. There will be no construction activity during this time. Our office will re-open and construction will resume January 3, 2012.

Below are some early details of construction work that may take place the week of January 3, 2012. A new bulletin with more details will follow in the New Year.

Bayview Avenue

Work will continue on the new Bayview Stations on the north and south sides of Highway 7. Periodic noise from the equipment may be heard.

  • January 3–6, 7am – 5:30pm

Construction update

We’ve made good progress on construction along Highway 7. Visit youtube to see what we’ve done! We’re looking forward to an exciting year ahead as the vision comes to life.

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 [after January 2] at Highway 7 and South Park Road, or contact Nimisha Raja, your Community Liaison.

We wish you a safe and happy holiday season, and a wonderful new year!

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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 Richmond Hill Centre you’ll find connections to viva, GO, YRT and TTC.

Work started in the Highway 7 right-of-way in April 2011. The first stretch of Viva rapid transit service launched in August 2013 in the centre median, or rapidway, along Highway 7 from Bayview Avenue to Highway 404. In August 2014, the second stretch opened from Highway 404 to South Town Centre Boulevard, and the last piece to Warden Avenue will open by the end of 2014. Future plans to build east to Reesor Road are dependent on additional funding commitments.

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