Highway 7 East rapidway construction,
December 2 to 6



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

Here’s what’s going on this week:

  • between Warden Avenue and Highway 404 — Starting Monday, December 2 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 December 6.
  • Cedarland Drive — Contractors are closing the street to traffic until the end of 2013.
  • South Town Centre Boulevard — Monday, December 2 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.; Contractors are closing the northbound curb lane.
  • Rodick Road — Contractors are closing the southbound curb lanes south of Highway 7 to allow for pedestrian access. Work continues until December 6.
  • Fairburn Drive — Contractors are closing south- and northbound lanes south of Highway 7 to allow for pedestrian access. Work continues until December 6.
  • Woodbine Avenue — From 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. each day: Contractors are closing the southbound left-turn lane north of Highway 7. Work continues until December 20.
  • Woodbine Avenue — Contractors are intermittently closing south- and northbound lanes north and south of Highway 7. Traffic will be heavier than usual. Work continues until December 20.
  • at Highway 404: Daily lane closures from Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Work continues until December 20.
  • at East Beaver Creek Road / Commerce Valley Drive East — Monday, December 2 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.: contractors are closing west- and eastbound lanes, one at a time. Police officers will be on site to direct traffic.
  • at Saddlecreek Drive — Monday, December 2 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.: contractors are closing west- and eastbound lanes, one at a time. Police officers will be on site to direct traffic.

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.