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April 022018

Geotechnical Instrumentation Installations and Monitoring between West of Midland and Kennedy Road

What Work is Taking Place?  

As part of the ongoing construction works for the future Kennedy Station, installation of above ground and in-ground monitoring points will take place in the vicinity of Eglinton Avenue and Kennedy Road. Monitoring evaluates the impact of construction works and monitoring points are located on Eglinton Avenue from Kennedy Rd to Eglinton Overpass just west of Midland Avenue. Read more »

March 292018

UPDATE: Storm Sewer Installation at Mount Pleasant Station

What Work is Taking Place?

In December 2018, crews began installation of a new storm sewer along the south side of Eglinton Avenue East.  Beginning March 8, storm sewer installation will resume.  The storm sewer will be installed using a hand-mining method whereby pipe is hydraulically pushed from the shafts at Taunton Road and Brownlow Avenue while soil is simultaneously removed.  Once the pipe installation is complete, connection work will be performed to connect the sewer to the existing storm infrastructure.  Read more »

March 282018

Hydro Utility Relocation Relocations (Brentcliffe to Leslie)

What Work is Taking Place?

To prepare for the construction of the surface section and future road widening, beginning as early as late-March 2018, crews will relocate and upgrade existing overhead hydro utilities between Brentcliffe Rd and Leslie Street. Existing overhead and underground infrastructure will be relocated for construction and staging purposes.

Outages will be required to switch services to the new infrastructure. Outage requirements and impacts will be communicated separately only to those directly impacted.  Read more »

March 282018

Clearing, Grubbing, and Pruning between Don Avon Drive to Victoria Park Avenue in Preparation for Construction of Surface Stops

As our constructors get ready to ramp up construction activity at the surface section of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project, clearing, grubbing, and pruning and protection activity continues as part of preparatory work. This activity commenced two years ago and is done on an ongoing, as-needed basis to support the construction of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit Project (ECLRT). All works will be carried out with the approvals and cooperation of the responsible authority. Read more »

March 272018

Traffic Change at Fairbank Station

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, crews will implement a new traffic stage at Eglinton Avenue West and Dufferin Street for work related to support of excavation and utilities relocations, including shallow excavation at the Main Entrance, pile installation and Bell relocation in the roadway. Read more »

March 242018

Water Main Works for Cedarvale Station Laneway North of Eglinton between Marlee and Fairleigh

ORIGINAL POSTING: FEBRUARY 21, 2018

REPOSTED: MARCH 21, 2018

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE? Read more »

March 232018

Upcoming Traffic Change and Shoring Update at Chaplin Station

WHAT WORK IS TAKING PLACE?

Chaplin Station construction continues with a variety of ongoing construction activities. Traffic changes are required in order to continue to upgrade existing/install new utilities, continue shoring activities on the north side of Eglinton, and begin shallow excavation on the north side of Eglinton.

The new construction staging and associated traffic changes will be implemented as early as late March 2018. Read more »

March 222018

Traffic Change at Mount Pleasant Station

What Work is Taking Place?

On Friday March 23, a new construction stage will be implemented at Mt. Pleasant Road and Eglinton Avenue East, to make way for hydro and telecommunication utilities relocation work on the south side of Eglinton Ave between Brownlow Ave and Mt. Pleasant Rd.  Once the utility work is complete, launch shaft construction will commence in the same area as part of the ongoing storm sewer installation work.  Pedestrian will be rerouted around the southwest work zone during this stage. Read more »