The Regional Municipality Of York


Notice of Temporary Road Closure: 19th Avenue

400 metres west of Leslie Street to Leslie Street in the City of Richmond Hill

Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York is improving traffic flow by connecting 19th Avenue at Leslie Street and installing traffic signals, left turn lanes and street lights. To complete this work, a section of 19th Avenue from 400 metres west of Leslie Street to Leslie Street is scheduled to be closed from:

  • Friday, June 7, 2019 at 9 p.m. to Monday, June 10, 2019 at 5 a.m.
  • Friday, June 14, 2019 at 9 p.m. to Monday, June 17, 2019 at 5 a.m.

Northbound and southbound traffic on Leslie Street will not be affected.

Map showing 19th Avenue temporary road closure

To help manage daily commutes during construction, travellers can plan their route in advance by using traffic and navigation tools. York Region provides real-time traffic and road information in open data, used by many app developers.

We recognize construction can be inconvenient and are making every effort to minimize disruptions and keep residents informed with regular updates. Stay informed with the latest updates by:

  • Following us on Twitter
  • Emailing with “Send me Leslie Street and 19th Avenue enews” to receive project updates straight to your inbox

For more information about current and upcoming road construction projects, please visit

Please note: As with other road construction projects, some work may be rescheduled due to weather. The alternate dates for this work are Friday, June 21, 2019 to Monday, June 24, 2019. York Region will provide advance notice whenever possible.

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents and 52,000 businesses with 636,600 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at


Media Contact:

Tamara Ostrowski, Corporate Communications, The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 71226 or Cell: 905-251-6412

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