Pedestrian Changes at Chaplin and Eglinton

 
août 23, 2019

What Work is Taking Place?

As early as August 26, 2019, changes to pedestrian routes in the Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue area will be implemented to accommodate excavation and hydro utility work at Chaplin Station.  The sidewalk on the east side of Chaplin Crescent will be closed between Spadina Road and Eglinton Avenue.  The north crosswalk at the Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue intersection will be removed and the west crosswalk will be reinstated.  A new unsignalized pedestrian island crosswalk will be implemented on Chaplin Crescent at Spadina Road.

Details

  • As early as Monday, August 26, 2019
  • The new configuration will take approximately one (1) week to implement
  • Once in place, the changes will remain in place until mid-2020
Upcoming Construction Configuration

Chaplin ped changes

New Pedestrian Crossing

Chaplin ped changes

 

What to Expect

  • Eglinton Avenue will be reduced to one lane only between Chaplin Crescent and Latimer Avenue for approximately one (1) week while the new traffic configuration is implemented; traffic will alternate in each direction with assistance from a Paid Duty Officer and/or traffic control personnel
  • Pole removal and overhead cable work
  • Pedestrians and motorists can expect delays when travelling through the intersection
Traffic & Pedestrian Details
  • The east sidewalk on Chaplin Crescent between Eglinton Avenue and Spadina Road will be closed
  • The north crosswalk at Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue will be removed 
  • The west crosswalk at Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue will be reinstated
  • A new unsignalized pedestrian island crosswalk will be implemented at Chaplin Crescent at Spadina Road
  • Westbound right turns from Eglinton Avenue onto Chaplin Crescent northbound will be reinstated once the pedestrian island crosswalk is in place
Travelling Smart during Construction
  • Sign up for e-mail updates at http://www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up or download the aCrosstown traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor.
  • 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.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.

 

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