Crane Replacement Laird Main Entrance

 
juin 19, 2019

The large tower crane currently in place at the Laird Main Entrance will be removed and replaced with a new crane. This work will take place for approximately 5 days between June 24th, 2019 and June 28th, 2019.

 

Throughout the 5 days of work there will be 2 to 3 one hour periods per day when Laird Drive will be fully closed between Parklea Drive and Eglinton Avenue E. This will occur during off-peak travel times. The sidewalk on the south side of Eglinton and the north/south crosswalk on the west side of Laird will also be closed during the one (1) hour period

 

 

HOURS OF WORK

  • Work will take approximately five (5) days.
  • Work is planned for June 24th to 28th. Alternate dates are between June 28th and July 12th.
  • Work will occur between 7:00 am to 11:00 pm 
  • Full closures of Laird Drive will occur outside of peak travel times.

 

TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • Laird Drive from Eglinton Avenue to Parklea Drive will be reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • During one (1) hour periods, 2 to 3 times per day there will be a full road closure on of Laird Drive between Eglinton Avenue East and Parklea Avenue and the sidewalk on the south side of Eglinton and the north/south crosswalk on the west side of Laird will also be closed
  • Existing pedestrian walkway closures at Laird Drive and Eglinton Avenue East remain in place.
  • Paid Duty Police Officers (PDO) and/or traffic control personnel will be present.
  • There is no impact to existing TTC stops.

 

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

 

 

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