UPDATE Special Pile Installation at Chaplin Station

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octobre 22, 2018

On Monday October 22, crews will implement new traffic staging at Chaplin Station in order to perform sanitary sewer connection works on the south side of Eglinton Avenue West.  During this traffic stage, the southeast sidewalk will be closed between Chaplin Crescent and Russell Hill Road, and pedestrians will be rerouted south of Eglinton Avenue through the laneway. 

Starting Tuesday October 23, crews will begin installation of special piles on the north side of Eglinton Avenue near the Main Entrance site.  Special piles are large in depth and size, and require longer drilling and pouring times than regular piles.There are six (6) special piles to be completed during this phase and it is expected to take two (2) weeks to complete.

While every effort will be made to complete the special pile installations before 11:00PM, please expect that there may be some instances that work will go later.






  • Special pile installation will begin as early as October 23rd and take approximately two (2) weeks.
  • Crews will work diligently to complete the pile installations prior to 11:00 PM, but necessary permissions have been obtained in case work goes later than 11:00 PM.
  • Work may be delayed due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.



  • Gilgorm Road will remain closed for the duration of 2018
  • Pedestrians will be rerouted around the Main Entrance site
  • Latimer Avenue will be temporarily re-opened during this construction stage
  • The driveway at 564 Eglinton Ave W will remain closed during this construction stage
  • A new work zone will be erected on the southeast side of Eglinton Avenue
  • Turn restrictions will be in effect at the intersection of Chaplin Cres and Eglinton Ave W
  • Noise from construction activity can be expected
  • Fencing, concrete barriers, scaffolding and signage will be erected around work zones
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the intersection



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  • If you would like more detail about this work or any other aspect of the Eglinton Crosstown project, please contact the West Community Office at (416) 782-8118.