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Don Valley engineered to handle expressway


February 23, 2011
By Peter Kenter | Daily Commercial News

Don Valley ParkwayFeb. 23, 2011 – To most Torontonians, the Don Valley Parkway is a
seamless ribbon of asphalt joining the 401 in the north to the Gardiner
Expressway in the south.

Feb. 23, 2011 – To most Torontonians, the Don Valley Parkway is a seamless ribbon of asphalt joining the 401 in the north to the Gardiner Expressway in the south.

Don Valley Parkway 
The section of the DVP between Eglinton and
Lawrence Avenue began in 1961 and was completed
in 1963.


 

Others see it as a commuter nightmare which turns into a parking lot in rush hour or at the first hint of bad weather.

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Few people, however, realize what an impact it had on the Don Valley itself and to east-west transportation infrastructure. | READ MORE