Update: Cross Passage 10 at Lillian Street

 
novembre 6, 2019

 

Underground excavation continues in the tunnels below Eglinton Avenue East at Lillian Street. This work occurs on a 24- hour basis and is expected to be completed by February 2020. The excavation will create a connection corridor underground between the north tunnel and the south tunnel.

The dewatering system located on the southeast corner of Lillian Street that has been operating on a 24-hour basis since early 2019, will continue to operate on the surface until excavation is complete.

Another activity that will occur on the surface during the excavation, includes the reviewing of the monitoring equipment that is currently in place in the right of way on a regular basis.

 

 

TIMING

Dewatering system will operate on a 24-hour basis.

Underground excavation will occur on a 24-hour basis.

Periodic maintenance of surface dewatering equipment and readings of monitoring equipment will occur between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.

Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances

 

TRAFFIC AND PEDESTRIAN DETAILS

There are no pedestrian or TTC impacts related to this work.

Periodic lane reductions may be required and would occur between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

A fenced enclosure will be in place on the south side of Eglinton Avenue just east of Lillian Street.

Generators and pumps are in place and will operate on a 24-hour basis until February 2020.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by pumps, generators and other construction equipment.

Air, noise and vibration from underground activities will be minimal and are monitored.

In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.

One additional generator will be added to the existing enclosure during the two (2) weeks of excavation –

starting in the week of November 4th, 2019.

All access to businesses is maintained throughout the stages.

 

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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