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Yonge Street being surveyed to prepare for rapidways

What work is being done?

Land surveyors will be taking measurements along Yonge Street, between Highway 7 and 19th Avenue/Gamble Road over the next two months.

Why is it being done?

To more accurately document existing properties, road conditions and confirm property/project boundaries in preparation for building the vivaNext rapidways.

What impact will this have?

There should be little or no impact as surveyors use their portable measuring devices and make every effort to ensure area residents and businesses are not inconvenienced.

Where and when will the rapidways be built?

Rapidway construction will happen in two phases over several years:

  • Highway 7 to Major Mackenzie – 2012 to 2015
  • Levendale Road to 19th Avenue/Gamble Road– 2016 to 2020

There will be no changes in the heritage section of Yonge Street. Viva will continue to use existing lanes with other traffic.

How can I stay informed about this project?

Visit the project page on our website for more details and visuals:

For more information about the vivaNext plan and to receive project updates, please visit, or contact your Community Liaison, Andrea Witty.

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rapidway under construction

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Dec. 2018


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Sophia Bittar

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Leslie Pawlowski

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Yonge Street / Richmond Hill and Newmarket

This line is on a roll.

In Richmond Hill, where the future Yonge Street North Subway extension ends, a new journey begins. Here, the Yonge Street rapidway will keep you on your journey up the GTA’s most storied corridor. As life along Yonge continues to look up, plans for this area include a wide range of new development initiatives, from great shopping and entertainment to vibrant public spaces.

Wait, there’s more. Work is also underway for a rapidway along Yonge Street from Mulock Drive to Davis Drive. Why? It’s all part of the comprehensive rapid transit network that connects the Region’s urban centres.

Are we there yet? Well, we’re getting close. The relocation of underground utilities will start soon and lane closures will be necessary. Sign up for construction updates to stay informed so you can plan ahead. Additional rapidways on Yonge Street north to Green Lane and south of Mulock Drive are dependent on funding commitments.

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T&T Supermarket

T&T Supermarket
Being the largest Asian supermarket chain in Canada, featuring many uniquely Asian food products not available in other retail outlets, T&T Supermarket’s mission is to provide Asian-Canadian families with a large selection of authentic and fresh Asian products, as well as to introduce these products to new clientele. Along with an impressive selection of fresh seafood, at T&T you can find an in-house bakery, a deli, a Chinese BBQ and a sushi department. A modern, comfortable and diverse shopping experience awaits you.

Location: 9625 Yonge Street
Phone: 905.737.9113

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