Thompson Road closure Aug. 14

Due to necessary utility work related to the Pan Am Stadium construction, the east arm of Thompson Road running along the east edge of the Life Sciences Building will be restricted to emergency vehicle use from 6:30am until 5:30pm on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

How will this impact the York community?

  • Only emergency vehicles will be able access the Petrie Science & Engineering Building and Life Sciences Building beyond the excavation site.  
  • The contractor performing the work will be available at all times to assist emergency personnel including York Security.  
  • Non-emergency traffic will be rerouted to other loading docks or directed to return on Thursday, Aug. 15.
  • Access to Tait McKenzie, the West Office Building and Bethune College will not be affected.

When travelling throughout the construction zone, drivers should watch for and obey all traffic signs and/or traffic control personnel.