June 19, 2009

Lane reductions on King Road between Yonge Street and Parker Avenue in Town of Richmond Hill


Watermain break to keep lanes closed through weekend and Monday morning rush hour


NEWMARKETThe Regional Municipality of York has reduced traffic to one eastbound lane and one westbound lane on King Road between Yonge Street and Parker Avenue in the Town of Richmond Hill due to a watermain break.  Repairs are estimated to last for the duration of the weekend and through the Monday morning rush hour.


Motorists travelling through the area are asked to use alternate routes, as significant delays can be expected with the reduced lanes.


Repair crews from York Region and the Town of Richmond Hill remain on-scene to help direct traffic and continue with repairs to the watermain and road.


York Region thanks motorists for their patience as these emergency repairs are undertaken.


For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca



Media Contact:      Michael Kemp, Corporate Communications, York Region

Phone: 905 830-4444 Ext. 1232 / Cell: 905 251-6419

Email: michael.kemp@york.ca

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