Overnight Lane Reduction for Temporary Power Connection at Chaplin Station - Thursday February 20, 2020

février 18, 2020

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews at Chaplin successfully installed two hydro poles for temporary power. As early as Thursday February 20, 2020, crews at Chaplin will finalize this work by splicing cables inside the power chamber located at the northwest corner of Latimer Avenue and Eglinton Avenue West to provide temporary power to Chaplin Station. This work will take approximately one (1) day and will be conducted overnight. To complete this work, one lane on Eglinton Avenue West, between Gilgorm Road and Russel Hill Road, will be reduced and two-way traffic will be controlled by traffic control personnel.  The installed hydro poles will be in place for the duration of the project.

Hours of Work

  • Work is expected to begin as early as Thursday February 20, 2020 and take approximately one (1) day to complete.
  • Work will take place overnight, from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
  • 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.
  • This work may be longer of shorter than expected.

Work Area Map

What to Expect

  • Crews will be splicing cables inside the chamber on the northwest corner of Latimer Avenue and Eglinton Avenue West.
  • There will be flag persons directing traffic through the area for the duration of the work.
  • Fencing, dust cloth, barriers, and scaffolding may be erected around work zones for safety purposes.
  • Expect delays when traveling near work zones.

Traffic & Pedestrian Impacts

  • Lane reductions will be required with a minimum of one through lane of traffic in each direction maintained from Thursday February 20, 2020 through to Friday February 21, 2020.
  • Traffic control personnel will be present during this work.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.
  • There will be no impacts to TTC bus service. 

Travelling Smart During Construction

Travel delays are expected with Crosstown construction. Please allow extra time for your journey. Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during Crosstown construction. When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.


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