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Public Notice

McCague Avenue at Leslie Street



Notice of Road Closure

In the City of Richmond Hill

The Regional Municipality of York is investing in building a safe, efficient and reliable Regional transportation network for all users. Improvements to Leslie Street from Elgin Mills Road to 19th Avenue in the City of Richmond Hill are underway to accommodate growth and improve traffic flow.

As part of this improvement project, crews will be working to reconstruct a 100 metre section of McCague Avenue, where it connects to Leslie Street.

The work will bring McCague Avenue in line with Leslie Street, to meet Leslie Street where it has been widened and raised. Watermain chambers, fire hydrants, manholes and catch basins will also be raised to the new road grades.

To complete this important work, McCague Avenue, where it intersects with Leslie Street, will be closed for three weeks, from Monday, July 27, 2020 to Friday, August 14, 2020.

Leslie Street will remain open to traffic.

Map showing McCague Avenue and Leslie Street construction area. For a detailed description please contact 1 877 464 9675 extension 75923.

During the closure, travellers will only have access to Leslie Street through John Birchall Road.

Construction on Leslie Street is anticipated to be completed in summer 2021.Once complete, travellers will benefit from four lanes, a multi-use path, a sidewalk and enhanced street lighting.

Please note: this work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or delays related to COVID-19 and Public Health guidelines. York Region will provide advance notice whenever possible.

We recognize construction can be inconvenient and will make every effort to minimize disruptions.

For more information about York Region’s current and upcoming road construction projects visit the Road Construction Schedule page.

If you have any questions regarding this closure, contact information is listed below. To better assist you, please quote “McCague Avenue temporary road closure” in your inquiry.

Accessible formats of this notice or communication supports are available upon request.

General Inquiries:
Vanessa Savelli
Communications and Community Engagement Specialist
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75923
Email: transportation@york.ca

Construction Activity:
Andrew Chinn
Construction Administrator
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75962
Email: transportation@york.ca  

Emergency outside of normal business hours: York Region Roads Dispatch Representative 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75200

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