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July 142017

Median Removals on Eglinton Avenue East for Surface Stops

The surface section of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT will run down the centre of Eglinton Avenue East in dedicated transit lanes at street level. To prepare for the construction of the surface section, crews are working to get the roadway ready.

Setting up the construction work zones in the roadway will require changes to how car and truck, bus, and pedestrian traffic flows along Eglinton Avenue East and the associated intersections where future stops will be located. To conduct this work safely lane reductions will be required. Read more »

July 132017

Overnight Watermain Investigations near Avenue Station

What Work is Happening?

To prepare for upcoming mining works at Avenue Station, a careful inspection of watermains in the area is required. 

Crews will complete water leakage detection for the watermains in the vicinity of the future station box. The scope of work includes testing watermains and associated fittings on Eglinton Avenue West between Avenue Road and Lascelles Blvd. Read more »

July 132017

Re-issue: Telecommunication Utilities Relocation: Birchmount Road to Treverton Drive

What Work is Taking Place?

• Crews will begin relocation of existing telecommunication lines along Eglinton Avenue East, between Birchmount Road and Treverton Drive.

• Telecommunication lines within utility chambers as well within pre-existing duct banks will be relocated in preparation for station construction.

• All work conducted during this phase will occur within the public boulevards.

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July 122017

Upcoming: Shoring and Excavation at Oakwood Station

 

Since 2016, shoring and excavation work has been underway at the main and secondary entrance sites for the future Oakwood Station. Excavation at the Main entrance is currently underway and will be followed by mining operations in late 2017.  Read more »

July 102017

Water Main Investigations at Leaside Station

What Work is Taking Place

Crews will expose the portions of a water main on the north east corner of the Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East intersection. 

Timing  Read more »

July 042017

Overnight Preparatory Works for Sewer Re-lining at Laird Station

What Work is Taking Place

Sewer re-lining is a process intended to increase the durability of the sewers.  At Laird Drive and Eglinton Avenue East, local sewers will be re-lined in the vicinity of the construction sites.  Read more »

June 302017

Update: Dewatering System at Laird Station

Original issue dates: April 20, 2017 and June 7, 2017 Re-Issue date: June 30, 2017

The term “dewatering” means pumping from the ground water at a site where there will be excavation.  At Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive, dozens of small wells will be drilled along the curbside eastbound lane. Wells will be drilled and shallow trenches will be required to lay the pipes, pumps, wells and valves to do the work.   Read more »

June 302017

Crane Installation at Laird Station Main Entrance

A large tower crane will be delivered and installed at the Laird Main Entrance during the week of July 3rd. 

What to Expect  Read more »