Sewer construction near Mount Joy GO Station
restricts passenger access, February 19 to 25



Update — Thursday, February 21, 5:28 a.m.: The City is continuing the project until 7 p.m. Monday, February 25, instead of ending at 7 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, February 22.


Starting at 7 a.m. today, Tuesday, February 19, City of Markham contractors are installing a sewer near Mount Joy GO Station.

The work restricts access for motorists driving to and from the station. Starting today, the work closes the westbound lanes of Bur Oak Avenue east of Markham Road. Motorists heading west from the station should use Anderson Avenue to Castlemore Avenue.

Passengers riding GO Transit buses operating along the 54 Markham / York U and 71 Stouffville / Toronto routes and TTC buses operating along the 102 Markham Rd route should expect delays.

York Region Transit is detouring buses operating along the 4A Major Mackenzie, 18 Bur Oak and 304 Mount Joy express routes.

Construction continues until 7 p.m. February 25.


18 Bur Oak

From 7 a.m. today, Tuesday, February 19, until 7 p.m. Monday, February 25, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Bur Oak and Anderson Avenues, then detour:

northward along Anderson;
westward along Castlemore Avenue; and then
southward along Markham Road to Bur Oak,
resuming their regular route westward along Bur Oak.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Bur Oak Avenue at Markham Road.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Anderson Avenue beside #105 Anderson and at Castlemore Avenue and
  • on Markham Road at Bur Oak Avenue.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

4A Major Mackenzie

From 7 a.m. today, Tuesday, February 19, until 7 p.m. Monday, February 25, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Bur Oak and Anderson Avenues, then detour:

northward along Anderson; and then
westward along Castlemore Avenue to Markham Road,
resuming their regular route northward along Markham.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Bur Oak Avenue at Markham Road and
  • on Markham Road at Castlemore Avenue.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Anderson Avenue beside #105 Anderson and at Castlemore Avenue and

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

304 Mount Joy express

From Tuesday, February 19 until Monday, February 25, afternoon buses operate along their regular route to Bur Oak and Anderson Avenues, then detour:

northward along Anderson;
westward along Castlemore Avenue; and then
southward along Markham Road to Bur Oak,
resuming their regular route westward along Bur Oak.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Bur Oak Avenue at Markham Road.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Anderson Avenue beside #105 Anderson and at Castlemore Avenue and
  • on Markham Road at Bur Oak Avenue.

Morning buses operate along their regular route.