Media Release

September 4, 2012

Temporary lane closures due to weather-related flooding

Two locations impacted on Highway 7 and Warden Avenue
The Regional Municipality of York has temporarily closed lanes in two locations due to weather-related flooding.
Impacted lanes include:
Highway 7 at Highway 404 in the Town of Richmond Hill has one lane closed in both directions
Warden Avenue north of 16th Avenue between Glenbourne Park Drive and Calvert Road in the City of Markham is closed in both directions
Closures in both areas will impact drivers through tonight’s rush hour period. The Warden Avenue closure is expected to continue into tomorrow.
Roadside signs are in place to advise motorists of the closures. Motorists are advised to drive with extra caution while travelling through these areas and use alternate routes where available.
Please visit York Region on Facebook and Twitter for updates.
The Regional Municipality of York thanks motorists for their patience.
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Media Contact:  Kim MacGillivray, Corporate Communications, The Regional Municipality of York
905-830-4444 or 1-877-464-9675, ext. 1209  Cell: 905-251-6415
The Regional Municipality of York provides services to 1.1 million residents and 41,000 businesses that employ 516,000 people

Founded in 1971, The Regional Municipality of York is made up of nine municipalities
and provides services to more than one million residents, 29,000 businesses and 495,000 employees.

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