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Leslie Street and 19th Avenue Road Improvements

Transforming Leslie Street and 19th Avenue

New Leslie Street and 19th Avenue Intersection

Update #3: Fall 2019

The Regional Municipality of York is investing in building a safe, efficient and reliable Regional transportation network for all users. Improvements to Leslie Street and 19th Avenue in the City of Richmond Hill are now complete. This newsletter provides a final update on the transformation of Leslie Street and 19th Avenue and a construction update on Leslie Street from Elgin Mills Road to 19th Avenue.

Leslie Street and 19th Avenue Transformed

The newly transformed intersection increases traffic flow and meets the needs of all travellers.

Improvements included: Improving traffic flow and providing more travel options for all by:

  • Connecting 19th Avenue at Leslie Street
  • Installing left-turn lanes on all four sides of the intersection

Meeting the needs of our communities by:

  • Installing new traffic signals and street lights

Check out our highlight video of the newly transformed Leslie Street and 19th Avenue.

Graphic map of Leslie Street and 19th Avenue construction. For a detailed description please contact 1 877 464 9675  extension 75923


Leslie Street from Elgin Mills Road to 19th Avenue Update

Road improvements and widening along Leslie Street from Elgin Mills Road to 19th Avenue are scheduled to begin fall 2019 and are expected to be completed by summer 2021.

As with all road construction projects, some work may be rescheduled due to weather. York Region will provide advance notice when ever possible and will make every effort to minimize disruptions.

Thank you

We recognize construction can be disruptive and we thank all residents, motorists and businesses for their patience and understanding through the construction period.

We are here to answer your questions. Accessible formats of this news item or communication supports are also available upon request.

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

Construction Activity:
Andrew Chinn
Construction Administrator
Office: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75962
Email: andrew.chinn@york.ca

After hours emergency: 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75200


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