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Environmental assessments on Highway 7 West

Where and when is the work being done?

  • Dates: Sunday, January 15 to Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
  • Hours of work: 9am to 3pm.
  • Work location: various locations along Highway 7 West, between Highway 400 and Creditstone Road.

What is being done?

Crews will take measurements and photographs, and visually inspect the roadway and surrounding area.

What impact will this have?

Crew members may be noticeable in the area wearing safety vests and carrying clipboards. Aside from this, this work will not affect residents, businesses, drivers and pedestrians.

Why does this work need to be done?

Environmental assessments need to be completed to prepare for the vivaNext rapidway project. Rapidway construction on Highway 7 West will happen in two phases, starting this year and scheduled to be complete by 2020.

How can I find out more about this project?

Browse this website for more information about the project and upcoming public open houses, and to sign up for construction updates like this one.

For more information about the vivaNext plan, contact your Community Liaison, Nimisha Raja.

it’s paving season along Highway 7 West in Vaughan

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./Interchange Way to the GO Barrie Bridge. These paving activities 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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HillsideMedianYellow
Anticipated start date: *7am Monday, April 25 to 5pm Friday, April 29
> This work will proceed in the median and will not include any traffic impacts.

BaldwinRed
RESCHEDULED TO: *7pm Friday, May 6 to 6am Monday, May 9
> The south side of Hwy 7 will be closed from just east and just west of Baldwin to the GO Barrie Bridge, including the Baldwin-Hwy 7 intersection.
> Traffic will be shifted to the north and reduced to one lane in each direction from Hillside to the GO Barrie Bridge.
> Detour signs will be in place, and paid duty officers will be on site to help direct traffic.
> For detailed information on detours, please reference this map.

HillsideGreen
Anticipated start date: *7pm Friday, May 13 to 6am Monday, May 16
> The south side of Hwy 7 will be closed – with local traffic only.
> Traffic will be shifted to the north and reduced to one lane in each direction from Hillside to the GO Barrie Bridge.
> Detour signs will be in place, and paid duty officers will be on site to help direct traffic.
> For detailed information on detours, please reference this map.

CostaMedianPink
Anticipated start date: *7am
Thursday, May 5 to 7am Friday, May 6
> Daytime work will proceed in the median, with no traffic impacts.
> Hwy. 7 will be reduced to one lane in each direction from 8pm to 6am with nightly closures at Costa Road.

EdgeleyJaneMedianOrange
Anticipated start dates: *7am
Tuesday, May 10 to 6pm Friday, May 13
> Eastbound left turns from Edgeley and Jane will be reduced to allow for buffer during paving operation.

JanePurple
Anticipated start dates: *7pm
Friday, May 27 to 6am Monday, May 30
> The south side of the intersection will be closed, as crews work around the clock to complete paving activities.
> Highway 7 traffic will shift to the north side of the intersection, with one lane open in each direction.
> 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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