February 17, 2011
Media Release

Westbound lanes closed on Rutherford Road between Keele Street and Melville Avenue in City of Vaughan

Lanes to remain closed through evening rush hour to repair broken power transformer
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York has closed the westbound lanes of Rutherford Road between Keele Street and Melville Avenue in the City of Vaughan due to a broken power transformer.
 
York Regional Police are managing traffic at the site as staff from Powerstream continue with repairs to the broken transformer.
 
Powerstream advises the repairs may take several hours, keeping the westbound lanes closed through the evening rush hour.
 
Motorists are advised to detour to Highway 7 or Major Mackenzie Drive as an alternate route.
 
York Region thanks residents and motorists for their patience as these repairs are completed.
 
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit www.york.ca
 
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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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