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May 22, 2015

lane closures on Yonge in Newmarket: May 25 – June 5

May 22, 2015 As part of pre-construction investigations along Yonge Street, monitoring wells were installed to collect soil and groundwater samples. Those site investigations are now complete and the wells will be removed from the boulevard and road. Dates*: Monday, May 25, to Friday, June 5 Hours*: 7am to 7pm Locations: various locations along Yonge [...]
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May 15, 2015

Utility investigations on Yonge Street in Newmarket – starting May 19

May 15, 2015 Crews are busy with preconstruction activities as they get ready to build the Yonge Street rapidway in Newmarket. The Yonge Street transformation includes many components – some that you will see such as road widening and attractive streetscapes, and some that you won’t see including underground infrastructure improvements and utility upgrades. Prior [...]
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May 7, 2015

utility investigations from Highway 407 to 19th Ave/Gamble Rd

May 07, 2015 Crews will continue underground utility investigations along Yonge Street in Richmond Hill in preparation for Yonge Street rapidway construction that begins this year. Please see details below. Dates of work*: Friday, May 8 – Friday, June 19, 2015 Hours of work*: 7:00am – 7:00pm Work locations: Various locations along Yonge Street from [...]
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April 2, 2015

Utility investigations from Savage Road to just south of Davis Drive [Apr 7-24]

April 02, 2015 Crews will continue underground utility investigations along Yonge Street in Newmarket next week in preparation for Yonge Street rapidway construction that begins this year. Please see details below. Dates of work*: Tuesday, April 7, to Friday, April 24, 2015 Hours of work*: 7am-7pm Work locations: Various locations and intersections along Yonge Street [...]
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February 27, 2015

preparing for Yonge Street bus rapidway construction in Richmond Hill

February 27, 2015 In preparation for road widening and utility relocation as part of the vivaNext bus rapidway project, crews will be marking and removing trees along York Region’s right-of-way on the east and west sides of Yonge Street in Richmond Hill, from Highway 7 to Major Mackenzie and from Levendale Road to 19th Avenue/Gamble [...]
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February 26, 2015

preparing for Yonge Street bus rapidway construction in Newmarket

February 26, 2015 In preparation for road widening and utility relocation as part of the vivaNext bus rapidway project, crews will be marking and removing trees along York Region’s right-of-way on the east and west sides of Yonge Street in Newmarket, from Sawmill Valley Drive to just south of Davis Drive. why are trees being [...]
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February 13, 2015

utility investigations on Yonge Street in Newmarket [Feb 17-20]

February 13, 2015 Crews will be completing underground utility investigations along Yonge Street in Newmarket next week in preparation for Yonge Street rapidway construction that will begin this spring. Please see details below. Dates of work*: Tuesday, February 17, to Friday, February 20 Hours of work*: 7:00am – 5:00pm Description of work: Crews will be [...]
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July 28, 2014

yonge street construction work in newmarket

update: yonge street construction work in newmarket Having received comments from Mayor Van Bynen, Regional Councillor Taylor and the community regarding traffic flow throughout Newmarket, there will be no further daytime lane closures for the vivaNext project on Yonge Street in Newmarket until daytime lane closures associated with the Mulock Drive road resurfacing project are [...]
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July 5, 2013

Exciting changes are coming to Yonge Street

The next generation of rapid transit is coming to Yonge Street, providing fast, reliable, convenient transit and accommodating new intensified development in Richmond Hill and Newmarket. Construction of the Yonge Street rapidway will begin in 2014, and is scheduled to be completed in 2018. We are committed to keeping you informed and work with you [...]
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June 26, 2013

Summer Activity

The Summer 2013 Activity Playbook offers a quick snapshot of the planned construction activities that are planned for the summer months across York Region. Download the PDF and learn what’s next for Yonge Street \ Richmond Hill and Newmarket.
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