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City Centre Drive Fully Open to Traffic October 17

Oct 12, 2011

City Centre Drive between Duke of York Boulevard and Living Arts Drive will reopen to vehicular traffic on October 17.

"The reopening of City Centre Drive will help traffic flow within the downtown core and reduce use of Duke of York Boulevard during the fall/winter season," said Martin Powell, commissioner, Transportation and Works Department. "It also supports the City's strategic vision of a well-connected and accessible street network supported by all modes of transportation."

Drivers should be aware that a speed limit of 30 kilometres per hour is in effect along this
portion of City Centre Drive, as well as a parking prohibition on both sides of the road.

City Centre Drive will remain open during the fall and winter months and will be closed during the summer commencing around Victoria Day weekend. Staff will report back in the spring on the recommendation by Mississauga City Council to consider possible permanent closure.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.

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Kimberly Hicks
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