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Started at the top, now we’re here – See major breakthrough beneath Milliken GO rail bridge

The full extent of the ‘top down’ construction of the Milliken GO rail bridge has been revealed, with excavation recently breaking through below the bridge deck. Trains are running over this new bridge and crews continue to work away. Let’s take a closer look at the progress on the Stouffville Steeles Avenue East Underpass and Milliken GO project. It’s not easy to hide a major … Continue reading Started at the top, now we’re here – See major breakthrough beneath Milliken GO rail bridge

A GO train pass through the Steeles Avenue level crossing while construction goes on

New rail bridge opening at Milliken GO makes way for next phase of construction

Hard work pays off as construction crews finish a new rail bridge at Milliken GO. With permanent rail tracks installed and all the right pieces in place, trains are now running over the new bridge. Here’s latest information on the big things happening on the Stouffville Steeles Avenue East Underpass and Milliken GO project. With a lot of construction happening, sometimes big changes can appear … Continue reading New rail bridge opening at Milliken GO makes way for next phase of construction

Aerial shot of construction work at Steeles Avenue near Miliken GO Station.

Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville Line: Here’s what you need to know

Changes are coming to Milliken GO, which includes a track shift and a new temporary platform as the station undergoes a major transformation. To get job done, Metrolinx is closing the tracks for the weekend, impacting train service but the transit agency has a plan to keep customers moving. If you travel along the Stouffville line, prepare to take a GO bus this weekend. A … Continue reading Weekend track closure planned for Stouffville Line: Here’s what you need to know

Rarely used “top-down” construction technique used to build new rail bridge at Milliken GO

A new rail bridge is taking shape at Steeles Avenue East near Milliken GO Station. Since June, the construction team has been focused on advancing this work and recently completed a concrete pour of the bridge deck. This pour was a significant milestone as it connects the substructure elements (abutments and pier) with the superstructure (deck), completing a critical phase of construction. With the entire … Continue reading Rarely used “top-down” construction technique used to build new rail bridge at Milliken GO

Rendering of rail over road grade separation at Steeles Avenue East near Milliken GO Station

Stouffville GO – Dropping the road while keeping the flow

Local traffic and pedestrians will keep moving while a new underpass is built on Steeles Avenue East. As a reliable junction, it was getting a failing grade. For the Stouffville rail line, the existing crossing on Steeles Avenue East, near the Milliken GO Station was slowing down vehicles, transit, pedestrians and cyclists. With daily issues of congestion and users experiencing frustration travelling along this busy … Continue reading Stouffville GO – Dropping the road while keeping the flow