UPDATED: Decking Removal at Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East - May 9, 2020

 
mai 1, 2020

Original Post: April 22, 2020

Last updated: May 1, 2020

 

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

Kennedy Station has advanced to a state to allow the temporary traffic deck to be removed from the roadway. The removal will take place in two stages. Crews will begin with the removals on the east side of the intersection. The first stage (depicted below) will begin as early as May 9 and continue for approximately two (2) months. The removal of the decking will improve road surface quality. 

 

WORK AREA MAP 

 

 

 

HOURS OF WORK 

Work is expected to begin as early as May 9 for approximately two (2) months.  

Construction works may occur between 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday to Sunday.  

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

This traffic change and related construction activities may be delayed or rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.  

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Crews will be removing traffic decking from the intersection using the crane and excavators.  

Upon removal of the decking, backfill to the underside of utilities will follow, along with utility restoration. 

Crews will then backfill to final subgrade. 

 

TRAFFIC IMPACTS 

North-south traffic will be shifted to the west side of the intersection. 

One northbound through-lane, left turn lane and right turn lane will be available.

One southbound shared through and right turn lane and left turn lane will be available. 

One eastbound through-lane, right turn lane and left turn lane will be available. 

One westbound through-lane, shared through and right turn lane and left turn lane will be available.

 

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

The east north-south crosswalk will be closed for the duration of the works. 

 

TRANSIT INFORMATION

There will be no impacts to existing transit stops. 

Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses is done in consultation with the TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers. 

Visit www.ttc.ca for more information

 

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.

 

STAY INFORMED

Sign up for e-mail updates at www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up or download the Crosstown traffic app to get real time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor

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

 

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.

Please support your local businesses during construction.

 

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