Tower Crane Removal at Science Centre Station

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février 25, 2020

Tower Crane Removal at Science Centre Station

 

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE? 

As part of the construction of the future Science Centre Station, crews will be removing a tower crane at the Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue East intersection. Crews will also be installing a mobile crane. There will be a temporary change to the traffic configuration to accommodate these activities beginning at 7:00 a.m. on February 29, 2020 (depicted below).

WORK AREA MAP


HOURS OF WORK

  • Lane reductions will begin at 7:00 a.m. on February 29, 2020 for a period of twelve (12) hours.
  • Construction works may occur between 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday to Sunday. 
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours but may do so at its discretion.
  • This traffic change and related construction activities may be delayed or rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances. 

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Crews will be removing a tower crane from the existing worksite and installing a mobile crane.
  • Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane east of Don Mills Road.
  • A PDO (Paid Duty Officer) will be present to assist.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS

  • Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane east of Don Mills Road.
  • Two lanes of north and south traffic will be maintained on the east side of Don Mills Road.
  • Northbound, southbound and eastbound left turns will remain restricted.

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • The sidewalk will remain open on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East.
  • The west north-south crosswalk at the intersection will remain closed.

TRANSIT INFORMATION

  • The westbound bus stop on Eglinton Avenue East will be relocated west of Don Mills Road for the duration of this work.
  • Directional signage will be installed for pedestrians and TTC users.
  • Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses is done in consultation with the TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers. Visit www.ttc.ca for more information. 

TRAVELLING SMART DURING CONSTRUCTION

  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.
  • Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.

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
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.