Highway 7 East rapidway construction,
August 23 to 30



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 26 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing multiple lanes. Work continues until August 30.
  • Bayview Avenue — Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane. Work takes place Saturday, August 23 and possibly Sunday, August 24 from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. Expect noise impacts. Work also continues Mondays to Fridays until September 6.
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 26 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 30.
  • 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 30.
  • Frontenac Drive — Starting Monday, August 26 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane north of Highway 7. Work continues until August 30.
  • at Highway 404 — from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. today and from 7 p.m. tonight until 7 a.m. tomorrow 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.