GUIDEWAY CONSTRUCTION AT CREDIT UNION AND SWIFT AVENUE AT EGLITON AVENUE EAST

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août 28, 2019

GUIDEWAY CONSTRUCTION AT CREDIT UNION AND SWIFT AVENUE AT EGLINTON AVENUE EAST 

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

Throughout 2019, Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction will require temporary changes to intersection operations from Credit Union to Ionview for road paving and guideway construction. This work is required for the construction of the Crosstown LRT tracks and guideway (dedicated transit lane) in the centre of Eglinton Avenue East.

Guideway construction will be completed at the Bermondsey/Sloane and Eglinton intersection August 31, 2019. As early as September 3, 2019, guideway construction will begin at the Credit Union/Swift and Eglinton intersection. There will be a six (6) week restriction of northbound and southbound through-traffic from Swift to Credit Union and Credit Union to Swift for guideway construction. 


 WHAT TO EXPECT

  • This stage is dedicated to guideway construction and includes: cutting and removal of existing asphalt, excavation, installation of subgrade materials, duct banks installation and track drainage, track slab and stops.
  • There will be a six (6) week restriction of northbound and southbound through-traffic from Swift to Credit Union and Credit Union to Swift for guideway construction.
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the work zone. As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

TIMING

  • Traffic will change to guideway staging as early as September 3, 2019 and continue for six (6) weeks.  
  • Work may occur between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., seven (7) days a week.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Updates on work taking place during overnight periods will be communicated separately.
  • Work may be rescheduled or extended due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • The north south pedestrian crosswalk will be available on the west side of the intersection.
  • The sidewalk will be open on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East between Credit Union Drive and Victoria Park Avenue.  
  • The north sidewalk will remain closed east of Sloane Avenue to Victoria Park Avenue.
  • Pedestrian rerouting around work zones is done to protect the safety of pedestrians. Detours will be clearly marked with signage to direct pedestrians to the alternate routes