Upcoming Traffic Changes at West Portal

 
août 14, 2018

As part of continued construction of the West LRT Portal and Elevated Guideway, the traffic set up in this area is changing.

Traffic lanes and the pedestrian sidewalk will be shifted to the south side of Eglinton Avenue between Black Creek Drive and Bicknell Avenue.

Work is expected to begin as early as August 17th and last for approximately 4-6 months.

new traffic zone

Traffic and Pedestrian Details 

  • Traffic lanes and the pedestrian sidewalk will be shifted to the south side of Eglinton Avenue between Black Creek Drive and Bicknell.
  • The sidewalk on the north side of Eglinton Avenue from Black Creek Drive to Bicknell Avenue will be closed.
  • All currently open crosswalks will be maintained for this stage of work.
  • At least one (1) lane in each direction east-west along Eglinton Avenue will be maintained.  
  • Conditions may change due to unforeseen circumstances and will be communicated separately.

What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by a pile drill, crane, loaders, trucks and other construction equipment, as well as dust from drilling activity and debris removal.
  • Heavy truck traffic entering and exiting the work zone.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.

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 aCrosstown traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor.

 

Thank you for your patience as we work to build this important project. 

Please support your local businesses during construction.

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For more information, please contact Lancefield Morgan at the West Community Office.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.

Please support your local businesses during construction.

Sign up at www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up to receive regular email updates.