Highway 7 East rapidway construction continues
December 10 to 14



Metrolinx and York Region contractors continue to work on the project to build a rapidway — bus-only rapid transit lanes in the centre of the roadway — along Highway 7 East in Markham and Richmond Hill.

Hwy 7 east rapidway map - June 18-12.jpg

Here’s what’s going on this week:

Lane closures between Highway 404 and Bayview Avenue
  • between Highway 404 and Bayview Avenue — from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing multiple lanes and traffic will be heavier than usual. Work continues until December 14.
  • East Beaver Creek Road — from 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing north- and southbound curb lanes. Work continues until December 14.
  • Valleymede Road — from 8 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. tomorrow and continuing overnight nightly: Contractors are closing north- and southbound curb lanes. Work continues until 6 a.m. December 14.
  • Saddlecreek Drive — from 8 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. tomorrow and continuing overnight nightly: Contractors are closing northbound lanes. Work continues until 6 a.m. December 14.
  • Chalmers Road — from 8 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. tomorrow and continuing overnight nightly: Contractors are closing southbound lanes. Work continues until 6 a.m. December 14.
Lane closures between Warden Avenue and Highway 404
  • Cedarland Drive — Contractors have closed the street to all pedestrian and vehicle traffic. Work continues until April.
  • between South Town Centre Boulevard and Highway 404 — From 9:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing multiple lanes. Expect heavy traffic. Work continues until December 14.
  • South Town Centre Boulevard — Contractors are closing north- and southbound curb lanes. Work continues until December 14.
  • at the Apple Creek Bridge (from just west of Rodick Road to just east of Fairburn Drive) — Contractors are closing Highway 7 for 15-minute intervals from midnight until 5 a.m. tomorrow — meaning overnight tonight).
  • Driveway to LCBO, La-Z-Boy and Longos — contractors are closing the driveway to all traffic from 7 until 10 a.m. December 12. Use plaza entrance off Lunar Crescent.
  • Woodbine Avenue — Contractors are closing the north- and southbound curb lanes. Work continues until December 14.
  • Cochrane Drive — Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane. Work continues until December 14.
  • Allstate Parkway — Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane. Work continues until December 14.