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Woodbine Avenue



Notice of Road Resurfacing

from Mount Albert Road to Highway 404
In the Town of East Gwillimbury

Update July 8, 2020

The Regional Municipality of York (York Region) works hard to maintain the excellent condition of Regional roads for motorists, cyclists, pedestrians and transit users. York Region is making improvements to Woodbine Avenue from 50 metres south of Mount Albert Road to Highway 404 in the Town of East Gwillimbury.

Construction began early May 2020 and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2020. This work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or delays related to COVID-19 Public Health guidelines. York Region will provide advance notice whenever possible.

Graphic Map Woodbine Avenue from Mount Albert Road to Highway 404 construction area. For a detailed description contact 1 877 464 9675 extension 75889.

Road improvements on Woodbine Avenue include:

  • Removing the current asphalt and laying new asphalt
  • Constructing two entrances for the Town of East Gwillimbury’s new Operations Yard
  • Making improvements to the intersections of Woodbine Avenue and Mount Albert Road,  and Woodbine Avenue and Queensville Sideroad, including oversized traffic signal heads and new overhead signs
  • Line painting
  • Replacing culverts that have reached the end of their lifespan

Woodbine Avenue will remain open to traffic throughout construction, and access to residences and businesses will be maintained. However, to accommodate construction, lane reductions may occur Monday to Saturday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  York Region will make every effort to minimize disruptions and we thank you for your patience and understanding. For everyone’s safety, please reduce your speed through the construction area.

For everyone’s safety, please reduce your speed through the construction area.  If you have any questions regarding this project, contact information is listed below. To better assist you, please quote Woodbine Avenue Improvements in your inquiry.

General Inquiries:
Teresa Vader
Communications and Community Engagement Specialist
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75889
Email: transportation@york.ca

Construction Activity:
Glenn Cross
Construction Administrator
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75756
Email: transportation@york.ca  

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


Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of this project?

  • Travellers will benefit from a rehabilitated road and improved, larger signs and traffic signal heads.

What exactly is resurfacing?

  • The resurfacing of a road means the surface asphalt is removed and a new surface is laid.

Why do roads need to be resurfaced?

  • Once a road has been constructed, it is important to maintain it so the road can last for as long as possible before needing to be replaced completely. Roads are inspected regularly and maintenance, such as resurfacing, is completed when deemed necessary.

Are there any lane closures or reductions associated with this project?

  • Intermittent lane reductions may be required to facilitate road work between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Can pedestrians and cyclists still use the road?

  • Pedestrian and cyclist access will be maintained during construction
  • Restrictions at intersections may be required as work is completed and pedestrians may be directed to use an alternate side of the intersection to cross

Construction Reminders:

Safety is a priority on all Regional construction sites. For everyone’s safety, please reduce your speed through the construction area.

Travellers are encouraged to use traffic and navigation tools. York Region provides real-time traffic and road information in open data, used by many app developers.

We recognize construction may be disruptive and the importance of minimizing the impact to those working, living and travelling in the area. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


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