Highway 7 East rapidway construction,
July 6 to 12



Metrolinx and York Region contractors continue to work on the project to build a rapidway — bus-only lanes in the centre of the roadway.

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Here’s what’s going on this week:

Lane closures between Highway 404 and Bayview Avenue
  • between Highway 404 and Bayview Avenue — Starting Monday, July 8 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day: contractors are closing multiple lanes. Work continues 24 hours a day until July 12.
  • between Highway 404 and Chalmers Road — From 7 p.m. tonight until 6 a.m. tomorrow and continuing overnight nightly: Contractors are repaving the roadway and closing east- and westbound lanes. Expect noise and major traffic delays. When necessary, police officers will control intersections. Work continues until 6 a.m. July 11.
  • at Commerce Valley Drive East — Contractors are closing the Highway 7 entrance to Commerce Gate Plaza. Use Commerce Valley Drive West to enter and exit. Work continues until July 9.
  • Bayview Avenue — Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane. Work continues until July 19.
Lane closures between Warden Avenue and Highway 404
  • at the ramp from Highway 407 onto Warden Avenue — Starting Monday, July 8 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing multiple lanes. Expect heavier traffic than usual. Work continues until July 12.
  • Warden Avenue — from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day — contractors are closing the southbound lanes between Cedarland Drive and Highway 407. Work continues until July 12.
  • Cedarland Drive — from 7 p.m. tonight until 7 a.m. tomorrow and continuing overnight nightly. Contractors are closing the street to traffic until further notice.
  • Woodbine Avenue — from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the the northbound curb lane north of Highway 7. Work continues until July 12.
  • at the ramps onto and from Highway 404 — from 6 p.m. tonight until 7 a.m. tomorrow and continuing overnight nightly: Contractors are closing various lanes. Expect heavier traffic than usual and noise. Work continues until 7 a.m. July 12.
  • at the ramps onto and from Highway 404 — from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing various lanes. Expect heavier traffic than usual and noise. Work continues until July 12.

TTC passengers riding buses operating along the 24 Victoria Park, 68 Warden and 224 Victoria Park North routes and York Region Transit passengers riding buses operating along the Viva pink, Viva purple and 1 Highway 7 routes should expect delays.