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Highway 7 East lane closures for September 11–17

West Beaver Creek Road

Reduction to one eastbound lane between Pond Drive and West Beaver Creek Road for nighttime line painting. Please be advised of periodic noise from a waterblasting truck (used for paint removal). A paid duty police officer will be on-site.

  • September 11, 8pm to 6am

Commerce Valley Drive West

Access to the Commerce Gate plaza from Highway 7 (eastbound lanes) may be closed at times. Please use entrance on Commerce Valley Drive West.

  • September 12 – 17

Highway 404

One eastbound lane closed between Highway 404 and Woodbine Avenue for removals and drainage work.

  • September 14 – 17, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Woodbine Avenue

Reduction to one lane in each direction between Allstate Parkway and Woodbine Avenue for nighttime line painting. Please be advised of periodic noise from a waterblasting truck (used for paint removal). A paid duty police officer will be on-site.

  • September 11 – 12, 8pm – 6am

Warden Avenue

Potential southbound curb lane closure on Warden Avenue south of Highway 7, for utility work.

  • Week of September 12, 9:30am – 3:30pm 

Please Note: As with all construction projects, work may need to 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 visit vivanext.com/highway7_markham, 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 2014.  Future plans to extend east to Reesor Road are dependent on additional funding commitments.

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