Extended Working Hours at Cedarvale Station

 
mai 10, 2019

What Work is Taking Place?

With shoring activities nearing completion for the station box, deep excavation work is underway to prepare for underpinning TTC’s Line 1 subway box and construction of the new Cedarvale LRT station. Over the course of the year, spoils from the excavation will be extracted and hauled from various sites along Eglinton Avenue from Park Hill Road to Strathearn Road.

Beginning as early as May 21st, 2019, crews will begin working extended hours for traffic decking installation, large concrete pours, and excavation activities under the traffic decking and adjacent Eglinton West Station.

Hours of Work

  • This work is will begin as early as May 21st, 2019 and is expected to last for approximately nine (9) months.
  • Working hours will be 4:00 a.m. to 12 midnight for excavation and underpinning activities and 6:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. for traffic decking installation works.
  • Concrete pours will be intermittent, one-day pours and will be communicated separately in advance.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect During Extended Working Hours

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect some noise in the area caused by trucks, excavators, cranes, loaders, and other construction equipment, as well as dust from debris removal.
  • Trucks will stage on Allen South in an existing staging lane. There will be no lane reductions on the Allen for this work.
  • Existing approved haul routes will be used.
  • Increased truck traffic to and from sites for the disposal of spoils.
  • For safety purposes, fencing will be erected around the work zone.
  • All access to businesses is maintained throughout the stages.

Transit Access

Access to the TTC Eglinton West Subway Station will be maintained at all times.

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 Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.
  • When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.

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