Highway 7 East rapidway construction,
August 17 to 23



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, August 19 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing multiple lanes. Work continues until August 23.
  • Bayview Avenue — Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane. Work takes place Saturday, August 17 and possibly Sunday, August 18 from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. Expect noise impacts. Work also continues Mondays to Fridays until August 30.
Lane closures between Warden Avenue and Highway 404
  • 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 September 27.
  • between Warden Avenue and Highway 404 — Starting Monday, August 19 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing multiple lanes. Expect traffic heavier than usual. Work continues until August 23.
  • Cedarland Drive — Contractors are closing the street to traffic until the end of 2013.
  • Rodick Road — From 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the southbound curb lane south of Highway 7. Work continues until August 23.
  • at Fairburn Drive — From 7 p.m. Monday, August 19 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, August 20 and continuing overnight nightly: Contractors are closing the eastbound curb lane. Work continues until 6 a.m. August 23 (this week), but continues overnight Mondays to Fridays until 6 a.m. September 6.
  • Montgomery Court — From 8 p.m. Friday, August 16 until 6 a.m. Saturday, August 17 and from 8 p.m. Monday, August 19 until 6 a.m. Tuesday, August 20: Contractors are restricting traffic to one south- and one northbound lane.
  • Lunar Crescent — From 8 p.m. Tuesday, August 20 until 6 a.m. Wednesday, August 21: Contractors are restricting traffic to one south- and one northbound lane.
  • Woodbine Avenue — Starting Monday, August 19 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing multiple lanes. One south- and one northbound lane remains open. Construction continues until August 23.
  • Allstate Parkway — Starting Monday, August 19 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the southbound left-turn lane north of Highway 7 and reducing northbound traffic to just one lane. Construction continues until August 23.
  • at Highway 404 — from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. today and from 7 p.m. tonight until 7 a.m. tomorrowDay and continuing overnight nightly: Contractors are closing multiple lanes. Work continues until August 30.

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.