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Lane closures, week of October 9

Pond Drive

One westbound lane closed on Highway 7 at Bayview Avenue for asphalt removals and paving.

  • October 12–13, 9:30am – 3:30pm

Please Note: As with all construction projects, some of the work will have noise impacts. In addition, 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 visit vivanext.com/highway7_markham, drop by our public information trailer at Highway 7 and South Park Road, or contact Nimisha Raja, your Community Liaison.

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Linda Filippi

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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 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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From 7 and Woodbine to Main Street Unionville to Markville Mall, the stretch of Highway 7 has all the shopping you need.

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