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Bridge survey work begins on Highway 7 West

Our crews will be surveying the Highway 7 West bridges that travel over Highway 400 and the CN rail tracks.

Why is this work taking place?

The bridge surveys are part of the vivaNext preliminary design and engineering of the Highway 7 West rapidway.

When will it take place?

  • The CN bridge surveying is scheduled for the week of June 6, and the Highway 400 bridge is scheduled for the week of June 20*
  • The surveying on each bridge will take about two weeks to complete

What type of work is being done?

  • Detailed visual inspections of all accessible areas of the bridge
  • Extraction and testing of small samples from the concrete deck

The bridge surveys will help determine the integrity of the foundations and main bridge structures, and identify any restoration work that might need to be done

What impact will there be?

  • Workers will be on-site, harnessed to the bridge as they complete their inspection and collect samples
  • Periodic lane closures will be required during off-peak hours (9:30am – 3:30pm on weekdays)
  • Potential sidewalk closures – signs will direct pedestrians as needed

For more information about the vivaNext plan and to receive project updates, please visit vivanext.com, or contact your Community Liaison, Nimisha Raja.

*All dates subject to change; advance notice will be provided whenever possible.

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it’s paving season along Highway 7 West in Vaughan

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It’s an exciting time as the transformation of Highway 7 progresses!

As crews continue work on sidewalks and vivastations, the next segments of paving are beginning at various locations between Edgeley Blvd. and Bowes Rd. Paving will be completed in sections over the next several months and will include closures and detours. Please see below for details. To keep up-to-date, sign up for notices here.

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work dates*: Saturday, July 23 to Monday, July 25
work hours: 6am Saturday to 6am Monday, 24 hours a day

  • Crews will work around the clock to complete paving on the south side of the Hwy 7 and Jane Street intersection.
  • Detour signs will be in place, and paid duty police officers will be on site to help direct traffic.

* Please note: As with other road construction projects, some work may be rescheduled due to weather or other variables. We are committed to providing advance notice whenever possible.

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