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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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project status .

expected completion
Jan. 2015

100%
completed

Highway 7 East / Markham and Richmond Hill

The second phase of York Region’s rapid transit future [rapidways] is now a reality, and we couldn’t be prouder!

With our first complete Bus Rapid Transit segment now open for service along Highway 7 East [from Bayview Avenue to Warden Avenue], our region is moving ahead as planned with our commitment to making it easier for everyone to get around.

You know it looks great, but even better, taking transit across York Region is now easier, faster and more reliable. It’s no wonder ridership is already up 10% and customers’ average commute time is 35% shorter than their previous commute.

And this is just the beginning! Imagine a future where it’s easy to get all around York Region on transit, with convenient, reliable Viva rapid transit service – moving you quickly and comfortably while avoiding traffic congestion. That future is already on the way, with vivaNext projects currently under construction along Highway 7 West, north along Yonge Street and across Davis Drive in Newmarket.

The transit network across the GTHA is getting better and stronger, too. Connections to the TTC’s Spadina Subway at the VMC will be ready for customers in 2017. Links to the GO Transit system are also being expanded through Regional Express Rail projects, and convenient commuter parking lots are in the works.

videos

Watch some videos of the Highway 7 East rapidway project.

photos

See some photos of the Highway 7 East rapidway project.

awards

See the awards vivaNext projects have won, including the Highway 7 East rapidway.

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