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Major Mackenzie Drive West



Notice of Completion

Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study of Major Mackenzie Drive West between McNaughton Road / Avro Road and Keele Street in the City of Vaughan

The Regional Municipality of York completed a Schedule ‘C’ Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Study for roadway operational improvements to Major Mackenzie Drive West from McNaughton Road / Avro Road to Keele Street in the City of Vaughan. The planned improvements will help manage congestion, improve traffic operations and provide a new traffic signal in the study area.

Graphic Map Major Mackenzie Drive Keele Street Study Area. For a detailed description please call 1 877 464 9675 extension 75886.

The Class EA Study identified the following recommendations that will improve conditions for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists:

  • Implement new two-way centre left-turn lanes throughout the study area
  • Add an eastbound right-turn lane at the Keele Street intersection
  • Provide a multi-use path, enhanced sidewalks and streetscaping
  • Add new tra­ffic signals at the Gram Street intersection
  • Modify private commercial entranceways at several locations

York Region has prepared an Environmental Study Report (ESR) documenting the study process, consultation efforts and the recommended plan. This Notice of Completion places the ESR on public record for a 45-day public review period, starting December 20, 2018. The ESR can be downloaded from the Major Mackenzie Drive West Project page and is also available at the following locations from December 20, 2018 to February 2, 2019 during normal business hours:

City of Vaughan

Civic Centre Resource Library
2191 Major Mackenzie Drive West
Vaughan, ON L6A 4W2

Office of the City Clerk
2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, City Hall, Level 100
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1

The Regional Municipality of York

Regional Clerk
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1


We invite you to read the report and direct written comments to:

Jackson Marin, P. Eng.
Project Manager,
Transportation Services
The Regional Municipality of York
17250 Yonge Street, Newmarket , ON L3Y 6Z1
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75131
Fax: 905-836-4590
Email: roads.ea@york.ca


If concerns cannot be resolved through discussions with York Region, a person may request the Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks to issue a Part II Order for this project.

A Part II Order Request Form must be used to request a Part II Order. The Form is available on the Forms Repository website at forms.ssb.gov.on.ca by searching “Part II Order” or “012-2206E” (the form ID number).

The Part II Order request must be received by the Minister at the address below no later than February 2, 2019.
The Honourable Rod Phillips
Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
77 Wellesley Street West
Ferguson Block, 11th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 2T5
Email: minister.mecp@ontario.ca

Copies of any Part II Order request must also be sent to:

  • Kathleen Hedley
    Director, Environmental Approvals and Permissions Branch
    Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks
    135 St. Clair Avenue West, 1st Floor
    Toronto, ON M4V 1P5
    Email: enviropermissions@ontario.ca

AND

  • The Regional Municipality of York
    Regional Clerk
    17250 Yonge Street
    Newmarket, ON  L3Y 6Z1
This study is being conducted in accordance with Schedule ‘C’ of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment document (October 2000, as amended in 2007, 2011 and 2015). Personal information submitted (e.g. name, address, phone number) is collected, maintained and disclosed under the authority of the Environmental Assessment Act and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Personal information you submit will become part of a public record that is available to the general public, unless you request that your personal information remain confidential.
Accessible formats of materials are available upon request. This notice was issued on December 20, 2018.



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