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Installing vivastations and traffic signals on Enterprise Drive

Over the next few weeks, we will be installing new vivastations, paving red asphalt on our rapidways and installing new traffic signals at Rouge Valley Drive West and Enterprise Drive.

Warden Avenue and Enterprise Drive:

  • Starting October 12, sections of the vivastations will be raised and lowered into place
  • After October 22, red asphalt will be paved on the western part of Enterprise Drive, with partial lane closures during off-peak hours
  • Enterprise Drive and Warden Avenue will remain open at all times 

At the intersection of Rouge Valley Drive West and Enterprise Drive:

  • Beginning week of October 18, traffic signal equipment will be installed
  • Rouge Valley Drive West, extending south of Enterprise Drive, will remain open at all times
  • Individual lanes may be closed at times in and around the intersection as the traffic signal equipment is installed
  • Work will take place on weekdays during off-peak hours.

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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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