Temporary Road Closures

Aurora Chamber of Commerce Street Festival - June 4 - Yonge Street between Wellington Street and Murray Drive/Edward Street)

The Town of Aurora will temporarily close Yonge Street between Wellington Street and Murray Drive/Edward Street on Sunday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the Aurora Chamber of Commerce Street Festival.

Sanitary Installation Road Closure - Edwards Street - June 5 to 15

Please be advised that the Town of Aurora will be undertaking sanitary sewer installation on Edwards Street in Aurora. Trisan Construction has been contracted by the Town to install sanitary sewer on Edwards Street between Kennedy Street East and Cousins Drive.

It is anticipated that the works will commence June 5, 2023, and will take approximately 10 working days to complete. This section of road will be closed for the duration of the construction project. A traffic detour plan will be implemented.

Image of Map showing red line around Edwards Street

Aurora Yonge Street Feedermain Replacement - Ridge Road - May 1 to July 31

The Regional Municipality of York is rehabilitating and replacing sections of an aging water feedermain along Yonge Street, from Murray Drive and Edward Street to Ridge Road, in the Town of Aurora.

The work will extend the life of the feedermain and makes sure critical water services are continually provided.A temporary, local road restriction on Ridge Road, from Yonge Street to Glensteeple Trail is required as sections of the feedermain are being replaced.

Ridge Road temporary road restriction: From Monday, May 1, to July 31, 2023.

What are the impacts:

  • No right or left turns from Yonge Street onto Ridge Road will be permitted; local traffic can access Ridge Road and Yonge Street from Glensteeple Trail; please slow down when travelling in the area and follow the posted detour signs
  • Access to all homes and businesses will be maintained; emergency services access to Ridge Road will be maintained
  • Access to Canada Post community mailboxes will be maintained
  • York Region Transit (YRT) service will be maintained along Yonge Street; riders can call the YRT contact centre at 1-866-668-3978or visit yrt.ca  for schedule information.
  • Due to the nature of the work, there will be some construction-related noise and dust from the equipment and trucks and every effort to minimize this will be made
  • There are no planned impacts to your water or wastewater servicesWe understand work on underground infrastructure can be disruptive.

Thank you for your patience while we complete this vital work. As with all construction projects, some work may be re-scheduled due to weather or other conditions.

For more information about the Aurora Yonge Street Feedermain project, visit york.ca/waterconstruction 

Aurora Farmers' Market & Artisan Fair - May 6 to October 28, 2023

The Town of Aurora will temporarily close Wells Street from Mosley Street to Metcalf Street every Saturday from May 6, 2023, to October 28, 2023 for the Aurora Farmers Market & Artisan Fair.

Road closure times: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Road Construction Improvements

Road Rehabilitation of infrastructure to pavement, curbs and sidewalks - May to July, 2023

Road construction improvements are coming to a number of roads around Town, rehabilitating pavement, curbs and sidewalks. Work is set to begin early May and continue through to mid-July.

Project 1

Road Rehabilitation of roadside infrastructure including but not limited to pavement, curbs and sidewalks on the following roads:

  • Industrial Parkway North - from Wellington Street East to St. John's Sideroad
  • Earl Steward Drive - from St. John's Sideroad East to Pedersen Drive
  • Mosley Street - from Yonge Street to Berczy Street
  • Larmont Street - from Wellington Street East to Metcalfe Street.

Project 2

Road Rehabilitation of roadside infrastructure including but not limited to pavement, curbs and sidewalks on the following roads:

  • Kennedy Street West - from George Street to Murray Drive
  • Trillium Drive - from Cranberry Lane (W) to Cranberry Lane (E)
  • Meadowood Drive - Heathwood Heights Drive to Orchard Heights Blvd
  • Treegrove Circle -  Bathurst Street to Treegrove Circle end
  • McKinnley Gate - St. John's Sideroad East to Treegrove Circle
  • Lenarthur and Klaimen Court to end
  • Springburn Crescent - Cossar Dr. to Corbett Crescent

For more information, visit our construction project page.

Notice of Construction - Leslie Street and Vandorf Sideroad - April to September, 2023

This will serve as formal notification of construction at the intersection of Leslie Street and Vandorf Sideroad in the Town of Aurora.


  • Removal of a raised portion of land (berm) on the southwest corner of the intersection
  • This work will improve sight lines for vehicles and increase safety for all road users


  • Late April 2023 to September 2023

Impacts to travellers:

  • Road work will occur on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • The road will remain open to through traffic; however, lane restrictions will be required to complete road improvements
  • Access to homes and businesses will be maintained

If you have any questions about this project, please contact:

For after-hours emergencies, please contact York Region’s Roads and Traffic Operations Centre at 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75200.

For general inquiries, please contact Transportation Operations at 1-877-464-9675 ext. 75000 or via email at transportation@york.ca


Town of Aurora Summer 2023 Construction Map