Road Widening and Reconstruction Eglinton Avenue East at Brentcliffe Road – South Side

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juin 11, 2020

ORIGINAL POST: MAY 8, 2020

UPDATED: JUNE 11, 2020

 

Road Widening and Reconstruction

Eglinton Avenue East at Brentcliffe Road – South Side

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

As part of construction of the future surface alignment for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT, crews will be performing road widening and reconstruction activities on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe Road and the West Don River Bridge. Activities include road widening, curb and sidewalk construction, wet utility relocations and electrical works. Work will take place early May through to early July 2020.


HOURS OF WORK

  • Road works on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East will continue through to early July 2020.
  • Work may occur from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Crews will be widening and reconstructing the south side of Eglinton Avenue, east of Brentcliffe Road.
  • Crews will be relocating wet utilities, reconstructing curbs and sidewalks and completing electrical works for street lighting.
  • Construction activities include:

-  Concrete removal

-  Excavation

-  Concrete works

-  Backfill

-  Compaction

-  Paving

-  Streetlight installation

  • Noise and vibration from construction equipment and vehicles can be expected.
  • Site lighting may be required.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.

TRAFFIC, PEDESTRIAN AND TTC DETAILS

  • There will be no impacts to the existing traffic configuration.
  • The east crosswalk at the Brentcliffe Road and Eglinton Ave East intersection will remain closed.
  • The pedestrian walkway on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East will remain available for the duration of these works.
  • No changes to existing TTC stop locations.

Travelling Smart during Construction

 Travel delays are expected with the Crosstown construction. Please allow extra time for your journey. Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Crosstown construction. When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Stay Informed

 Sign up for e-mail updates at www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up or download the Crosstown traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor