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Pioneer Village Station – Northwest Gate Parking Lot Closes Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

May 11, 2016

York University’s Northwest Gate Parking Lot will be closed to public use beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016 for work on Pioneer Village Subway Station. The Northwest Gate parking lot is located off Ian Macdonald Boulevard east of Thompson Road. Closure of the parking lot is required to build the final roads and watermain installation. All work will take place within the hoarded construction zone on the graphic below.

Work Hours
Construction work will take place each day from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Emergency Vehicle Access
Fire route access will be maintained at all times to the York University football field from Ian Macdonald Boulevard during the parking lot closure. Fire route access is noted as the blue line on the graphic below.

Pedestrian Route to the Football Field
The pedestrian route to the football field is accessed from Ian Macdonald Boulevard west of the roundabout and is noted as the orange line on the graphic below.

Construction Equipment - Noise and Vibration
Noise, vibration and asphalt work is expected during the excavation work for the watermain installation and the restoration of the roads and parking lot. Construction equipment includes excavators, bobcats, plate tampers and the noise from the backing up of vehicles. Your patience is greatly appreciated.

Pioneer Village Construction Map – North West Gate Parking Lot Closure and Fire Access Route

Map of Parking Lot

For more Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension construction information, please contact us at:

Construction Information Line: 1-800-223-6192


TTY Hearing Impaired Service: 416-481-2523 (Daily 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed statutory holidays).

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