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February 14, 2014

construction begins on the CN Bridge

To accommodate the road widening on Highway 7 West, crews will be working over the next two years to widen the CN Bridge. In order to safely do this, the median has been removed and starting next week traffic will be shifted to the north side of the bridge. Traffic lanes will be reduced and [...]
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February 6, 2014

underground hydro relocation work underway on highway 7 west

As hydro crews continue to install underground hydro lines from Edgeley Boulevard to east of Jane Street, please be reminded that traffic shifts and lane closures are in place at Jane Street and Highway 7. This work will be completed in segments over several months. Please see details below: dates*: Thursday, February 6, 2014, for [...]
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December 20, 2013

underground hydro relocation work on highway 7 west

In addition to relocating hydro poles to accommodate the road widening on Highway 7 West, hydro crews will soon begin to install underground hydro lines from Edgeley Boulevard to east of Jane Street. This work will be completed in segments over several months. Please see details below about the first segment: dates: The first segment will begin on [...]
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November 21, 2013

retaining wall construction begins on Highway 7 West

As part of rapidway construction, we will be building several retaining walls along Highway 7 West. Retaining walls are built to provide stability between two areas of land that sit at different heights. The retaining wall is used to hold the slope in place and support the higher level of ground. The first wall will be built [...]
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November 7, 2013

telecommunications work continues from CN Bridge to Keele Street

As crews continue moving underground telecommunications, work on the second segment will begin on the south side of Highway 7 West, between the CN Bridgeand Keele Street. Dates: Work begins on November 11, for approximately 16 weeks* Hours of work: 7am to 7pm Work locations: Crews will be working on the boulevards and in the curb [...]
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October 11, 2013

hydro relocation work on highway 7 west

To accommodate the road widening on Highway 7 West, hydro crews will soon begin work to relocate hydro poles farther back from the roadway. Starting next week, new wooden poles will be installed along Highway 7 West. Dates*: Starting on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 for approximately five months Hours of work: 7am to 7pm work locations Crews [...]
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October 3, 2013

Gas main installation continues along Highway 7 West

As part of the next phase of gas main installation, Enbridge crews will be working along Highway 7 West, between Hillside Avenue and Bowes Road/Baldwin Avenue. This work will happen in segments throughout the duration of work on Highway 7 West. Please see details below about these next two segments. Dates*: Beginning October 7, until [...]
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September 25, 2013

Highway 7 West: preparing for the next phase of construction

To continue relocating utilities and prepare for building retaining walls and road widening, crews will be tagging, removing and transplanting trees along Highway 7 West, between Jane Street and Bowes Road. Why are trees being removed along Highway 7? Highway 7 West is being widened for rapidways – dedicated lanes in the centre of the [...]
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August 22, 2013

telecommunications work begins on Highway 7 West

An important step in building the vivaNext Highway 7 West rapidway is relocating telecommunications. Crews will begin moving underground telecommunications between Jane Street and the CN Bridge starting on August 26. This work will happen in segments along the corridor. Please see details below about the first segment. Dates: Starting the week of August 26, [...]
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June 28, 2013

Highway 7 West: Exciting changes are underway along Highway 7 West

Phase one of vivaNext rapidway construction along Highway 7 West is underway in the City of Vaughan and we’re gearing up for pre-construction activity for phase two. We’re committed to keeping you informed, to work with you and provide up-to-date information as each phase of this project proceeds. Check out where we’re at and what [...]
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