Who Owns this Road

Roads within the City of Markham are "owned" by one of five Road Authorities:

  • City of Markham
  • Region of York
  • City of Toronto
  • Ministry of Transportation or
  • SLF Joint Venture (Highway 407 ETR)

In general, roads that extend beyond the City of Markham boundaries (e.g. Woodbine Avenue, 16th Avenue, Highway 7) are not the responsibility of the City of Markham and fall under the jurisdiction of another authority.

The City of Markham maintains all roads in Markham with the exception of the roads listed below. Use the Roads eMap to view road locations and their service authority.

Road Authority: Region of York

Transportation Services Dispatch Office, 905-830-4444 extension 75200

Street
Limit
9th Line By-Pass
North of Rouge Bank Drive (Box Grove Community) and south of the dead end
14th Avenue
Warden Avenue to Region Road 30
16th Avenue
The entire road within Markham boundaries
Bayview Avenue
The entire road within Markham boundaries
Don Cousens Parkway
(new Markham By-Pass)
Major Mackenzie Drive to Highway 407
Elgin Mills Road West
West of Woodbine Avenue
Highway 48
Steeles Avenue to Princess Street
Highway 7
Yonge Street to Don Cousens Parkway
Kennedy Road
The entire road within Markham boundaries
Leslie Street/Don Mills Road
The entire road within Markham boundaries
Major Mackenzie Drive East
The entire road within Markham boundaries
McCowan Road
The entire road within Markham boundaries
Warden Avenue
The entire road within Markham boundaries
Woodbine Avenue
The entire road within Markham boundaries
Yonge Street
The entire road within Markham boundaries
York/Durham Line
The entire road within Markham boundaries


Road Authority: Ministry of Transportation

1-800-268-4686 or 416-235-4686 for the Greater Toronto Area

Street
Limit
Highway 7
Don Cousens Parkway to York/Durham 30
Highway 404
The entire road within Markham boundaries
Highway 48
Major Mackenzie Drive north to City Limits


Road Authority: City of Toronto

416-395-6205; snow line only: 416-338-7669

Street
Limit
Steeles Avenue
The entire road within Markham boundaries



Road Authority: SLF Joint Venture (407 ETR)

905-265-4070

Street
Limit
Highway 407
Complete

Note: Highway 407 is an express toll highway. For more information on tolls, visit www.407etr.com

Road Authority: City of Markham

Street
Limit
9th Line
Box Grove Community (Rouge Bank Dr. south to the dead end)
Elgin Mills Road East
East of Woodbine Avenue
Highway 48
Princess Street to Major Mackenzie Drive East
Cornell Centre Blvd.
16th Avenue to Highway 7