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July 262016
July 222016

Update: Emergency Exit Building Construction - One Year Closure of Petman Avenue

What work is Taking Place?

What: Crews will return to the south side of Eglinton Avenue East to complete the Emergency Exit Building construction. A temporary closure of Petman Avenue at Eglinton Avenue East is required for the duration of this work.  

Why: During this stage, crews will continue to relocate utilities, install support piles, excavate a shaft, build a stairwell, and construct the Emergency Exit Building. Read more »

July 142016
July 132016

Median Removals and Temporary Traffic Light Installation at Leaside Station

What Work is Taking Place?

To prepare for future construction of the Leaside Station, crews will remove existing medians on Bayview Avenue, north and south of Eglinton Avenue. Crews will also be installing temporary traffic lights around the intersection at Eglinton Avenue East and Bayview Avenue. 

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July 132016

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Investigations at Bayview and Eglinton

What Work is Taking Place?

  • To prepare for future construction of the Leaside Station, crews will be conducting Subsurface Utility Engineering investigations along Eglinton Avenue East to determine the location and depth of existing utilities.
  • Crews will drill and use a vacuum truck overtop of existing utilities within the boulevard and roadway, then a surveyor will examine the utilities to obtain coordinates for design purposes.

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July 112016

Update: Emergency Exit Building Construction near Petman Avenue Work Shifts to Middle Lanes of Eglinton Avenue East for Utility Relocation and Road Decking

What work is Taking Place?

What: With utility relocation work and road deck installation on the north side of Eglinton complete, crews will switch to the middle lanes of Eglinton. During this stage, crews will continue to relocate utilities and install road decking. Following work in the middle Eglinton lanes, construction will return to the south side of Eglinton. Read more »

July 112016

Cross Passage Construction: Eglinton Avenue East at Walder Avenue

What

A cross passage is a small passageway built to connect the eastbound and westbound tunnels for maintenance and emergency purposes. Dewatering equipment is used at street level on Eglinton Avenue above the cross passage location. Dewatering is the process of removing groundwater from around the tunnel level below. The dewatering equipment will be in place for the duration of the building of the cross passage. Read more »