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Highway 7 West, lane restrictions for Millway Ave. closure

As part of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension project (TYSSE), detour and access road construction begins this week to prepare for the upcoming long-term closure of Millway Avenue. Millway Avenue is anticipated to close on September 13 from Portage Parkway to Highway 7, including the Apple Mill Road intersection.

What work is being done?

Crews will connect Highway 7 to the Future Shop driveway and Apple Mill Road, and build a driveway from Interchange Way to Toromont CAT (see green lines on map).

When will the work happen?

Normal hours of work will be 7am to 7pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays), with some overnight and weekend work if required. Work begins this week and is scheduled to be complete before September 13.

What impacts will this have?

  • Temporary curb lane closure on westbound Highway 7, west of Millway Avenue.
  • Temporary lane restrictions on Apple Mill Road and the Future Shop driveway, and on Interchange Way (south of Highway 7).
  • Reduced speed or delays on Highway 7 as construction equipment is moved.
  • Construction-related noise – The City of Vaughan has amended a noise bylaw for the duration of this project.
  • YRT bus stops (#4734 and #4732) on eastbound and westbound Highway 7 at Millway Avenue will remain open initially, but will close later this fall once the intersection is under construction.
  • Sidewalks will remain open on one side of Highway 7.

How can I find out more about this project?

TYSSE project: www.spadina.ttc.ca | 1.800.223.6192 | tysse@ttc.ca
VivaNext rapidway project on Highway 7 West: vivanext.com/highway7_vaughan

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

Map of construction in the Highway 7 West and Millway Avenue area

summer paving is happening on Highway 7 West!

As construction continues along Highway 7 West, we’re paving between Commerce Street and Bowes Road. The work is scheduled to continue until mid-late September, depending on weather conditions. Work will be completed one section at a time [see map below] and will require some lane closures on weeknights and partial intersection closures on weekends. Police officers and traffic control persons will be on-site to direct traffic and assist pedestrians.

Various intersections will have partial closures on the weekend dates* noted below. [sign up for notices here]

map of summer paving on Highway 7 West! - see below for descriptions

Bowes Rd./Baldwin  Ave. intersection north side at Hwy 7

*Tentatively scheduled: Friday, August 28, 7pm, to Monday, August 31, 5-6am:

  • The north side of the intersection will be closed, along with a short distance of Bowes Rd. north of Highway 7.
  • Highway 7 traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • Detour signs will be in place, and paid duty police officers will be on site to help direct traffic. For detailed information, see the detour map.
  • If sidewalks or bus stops are affected, directional signs will be on site to guide pedestrians.

Creditstone Rd. intersection, south side, at Highway 7

*Tentatively scheduled: Friday, September 11, at 7pm, to Monday, September 14, at 6am:

  • The south side of the intersection will be closed, along with a short distance of Creditstone south of Highway 7.
  • 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.

Bowes Rd./Baldwin Ave. intersection south side at Hwy 7

*Tentatively scheduled: Friday, September 18, 7pm, to Monday, September 21, 6am:

  • The south side of the intersection will be closed, along with a short distance of Baldwin Ave. south of Highway 7.
  • Highway 7 traffic will likely maintain two lanes open in one direction, but one lane in the other.
  • Detour signs will be in place, and paid duty police officers will be on site to help direct traffic.
  • If sidewalks or bus stops are affected, directional signs will be on site to guide pedestrians.

 [now complete]

Edgeley Blvd/Interchange Way intersection north side at Hwy 7

completed: Sunday, August 16

Bowes Rd./Baldwin  Ave. intersection north side at Hwy 7

completed: Sunday, August 16

Edgeley Blvd/Interchange Way intersection south side at Hwy 7

completed: Monday, July 13

Highway 7 north side, east of Keele

completed: Wednesday, June 24

 

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