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This page contains historical photos of Ontario's King's Highway 7 dating from 1980 to 1989. All photographs displayed on this page were taken by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, unless specifically noted otherwise. Historical photographs are arranged in approximate chronological order. Click on any thumbnail to see a larger image!

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Page 4: Historical King's Highway 7 Photographs (1980-1989)


HWY 7 #139

Above - Aerial view of the reconstruction of the Hwy 400 and Hwy 7 Interchange in Vaughan in 1988. The original Hwy 7 Cloverleaf was replaced with a new interchange and expanded structure in 1987-1988 in order to accommodate the future construction of new ramps to serve the proposed Hwy 407 Interchange. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)





HWY 7 #142

Above - Aerial view of the new Hwy 7 Diversion east of Concord in 1988. During the 1980s, most of Hwy 7 between Centre Street and Bayview Avenue was reconstructed as a limited-access expressway. Noticeably absent from this photo is Hwy 407, which was not constructed until the mid-1990s. Note the old Hwy 7 alignment located between Centre Street and the relocated Hwy 7. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)





HWY 7 #143

Above - Aerial view of the new Hwy 7 Diversion at the Dufferin Street Interchange in 1988. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)





HWY 7 #144

Above - Aerial view of the new Hwy 7 Diversion between the Dufferin Street Interchange and Bathurst Street in 1988. The section of the Hwy 7 Diversion between Bathurst Street and Hwy 11 (Yonge Street) was completed during the early 1960s, over two decades before the remainder of the Hwy 7 Diversion was built in the late 1980s. The Hwy 7 and Bathurst Street junction remained as an at-grade intersection until the 1990s, when the construction of Hwy 407 necessitated the grade separation of this intersection in order to accommodate the new Hwy 407 Interchange. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)





HWY 7 #145

Above - Aerial view of the new Hwy 7 Diversion between Bathurst Street and Yonge Street (Hwy 11) in 1988. This older section of the Hwy 7 Diversion featured a wide grass median, which was typical of Ontario's earlier divided highways. The junction of Hwy 7 and Hwy 11 at Langstaff was grade separated and reconfigured during the construction of the new Hwy 407 Interchange in the 1990s. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)





HWY 7 #146

Above - Aerial view of Hwy 7 between Yonge Street (Hwy 11) and Bayview Avenue in 1988. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)





HWY 7 #147

Above - Aerial view of Hwy 7 between Bayview Avenue and Leslie Street in 1988. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)





HWY 7 #148

Above - Aerial view of the Hwy 404 & Hwy 7 Interchange near Richmond Hill in 1988. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)





HWY 7 #149

Above - Aerial view of Hwy 7 between Woodbine Avenue and Warden Avenue in Markham in 1988. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photo courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Transportation  -  © Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009)




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