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October 162017

Early Morning Concrete Pour at Brentcliffe Portal

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be pouring the concrete foundation for the Brentcliffe Portal.  Work will be conducted within the existing work zone located on Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street. Due to the large size of these concrete pours, work will start at 5:00 a.m. in order to complete the pour during daytime hours, reducing impact to traffic in the area. Read more »

October 122017
October 122017

Early Morning Equipment Move and Deliveries at Chaplin Station

What Work is Taking Place?

On Friday October 13, crews will move heavy equipment from the southwest work zone eastward along Eglinton Avenue to the southeast work zone.

On Tuesday October 17, crews will receive a large delivery of steel beams to be hoisted from Eglinton Avenue into the work zone.  Read more »

October 122017

Sewer Lining Activities at Avenue Station - Bypass Installation & Lining Operations

SEWER LINING AT AVENUE STATION

The entire sewer lining process will take approximately 4 – 6 weeks to complete.

Sewer bypass work takes place in the daytime construction hours.

Sewer lining work takes place on a 24 hour schedule.

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE? Read more »

October 112017

Overnight Work in the South Parking Lot at Kennedy Station

What Work is Taking Place?

As part of the ongoing work to construct Kennedy Station, crews will install temporary light poles and lines in the South Parking Lot starting as early as October 11, 2017. The work will be performed overnight in an effort to minimize disruption to the public and transit users.

Hours of Work Read more »

October 102017

Mining at Avenue Station

Mining is expected to begin in November 2017, and will carry on through to late 2019.

What Work is Happening?

The Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Weston Road and Laird Drive, where 15 below-grade stations are under construction. Eleven will be built using a “cut-and cover” method and four, including Avenue Station, are going to be “mined.” 

Excavation of the entrances at Avenue Station is nearing completion and mining will begin soon. Read more »

October 062017

Overnight Work and Lane Reductions to Install Centre Line Dewatering Wells on Eglinton for Avenue Station

Updated: October 6, 2017
Original Post: October 3, 2017

New Start Date: October 16, 2017 

 

What Work is Taking Place?

The term “dewatering” means pumping water from the ground at a site where there will be excavation and is essential before and during upcoming mining operations at Avenue Station. The dewatering system is installed in two phases, drilling of the wells and then digging shallow trenches to connect the wells and lay the pipes, pumps, and valves for the system. Read more »

October 062017

Closure of Taunton Road for Storm Sewer Installation at Mount Pleasant Station

What Work is Taking Place?

Since spring 2017, crews have been performing support of excavation (shoring) in the vicinity of Mount Pleasant Road and Eglinton Avenue East.  Shoring of the station box, located in the roadway, is currently underway on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East.  In preparation of shoring on the south side of the station box, crews will install new storm sewer infrastructure. Read more »