Traffic Realignment at Gervais Drive

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Traffic Realignment at Gervais Drive

Science Centre Station

March 2020

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

As part of the construction of the future Science Centre Station, crews will be realigning traffic on Gervais Road at Eglinton Avenue East (depicted below) to accommodate upcoming civil works at the east end of the bus terminal. The traffic change will occur as early as March 25, 2020 and remain in place through to the end of the year.

WORK AREA MAP


HOURS OF WORK

  • Traffic change will occur late March 2020 and remain in place through to the end of the year.
  • 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

  • Construction activities include: excavation, backffill,curb works, paving.
  • Noise and lighting can be expected for the duration of this work.
  • Equipment and material storage within the work zone.
  • Fencing and concrete barriers may be installed around the work zone.

TRAFFIC IMPACTS

  • Southbound traffic at the foot of Gervais Drive will be rerouted east of original ramp. 

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • The south sidewalk will be shifted to Ferrand Drive east of Gervais Drive and will reconnect with existing sidewalk on Eglinton Avenue East at the west Don Valley Parkway ramps.

TRANSIT INFORMATION

  • There will be no impact to existing TTC stops.
  • 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.