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Lane closure at Highway 7 and Chalmers Road

The southbound curb lane on Chalmers Road at Highway 7 will be closed this week. This will affect vehicles in both the eastbound and westbound direction on Highway 7 turning north onto Chalmers Road.

Why is it being done?

    • Bell is installing a new telephone cable

When will the work take place?

    • It will start on Monday, May 16*
    • Work will take approximately one week to complete

What impact will there be?

    • The southbound curb lane will be closed during the day and night
    • The area will need to be excavated to provide worker access
    • Moderate delays
    • Steel plates will cover the excavated area for safety reasons

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

Southbound curb lane on Chalmers Road at Highway 7 will be closed this week.

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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

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awards

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

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