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September 152017

Overnight Stormwater Relocation Work Week of September 17 for Science Centre Station

What Work is Taking Place? 

 Crews will relocate an existing stormwater on Eglinton Avenue East just east of Don Mills Road to support the upgrade of existing water infrastructure at the future Science Centre Station.

Timing Read more »

September 152017

Update: September 24th Closure of West Underground Pedestrian Tunnel at Eglinton Station

What Work is Taking Place?

Support of excavation (shoring) for the new Eglinton station will require closure of the underground pedestrian tunnel at Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue leading from the Eglinton TTC subway station (pictured below) to the Riocan Yonge-Eglinton Centre. Read more »

September 142017

Sewer Re-lining Works at Laird Station

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. 

The liner is a flexible membrane that is placed inside the sewers. Lining is designed to be generally non-disruptive and eliminates the need for excavation of the entire sewer section. The required activities take approximately three days for each sewer section.  Read more »

September 132017

Utilities Relocation Continues for Chaplin Station

Utilities Relocation Continues for Chaplin Station 

What Work is Taking Place?

Since 2016, crews have been conducting utilities relocation work to make way for the construction of Chaplin Station.  Beginning in mid-September, crews will resume utilities relocation, including Bell duct bank work and relocation of a 300mm sanitary sewer. The work will be carried out within the existing work zones at the intersection of Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue West.

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September 132017

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 4:00 a.m. in order to complete the pour during daytime hours, reducing impact to traffic in the area.   Read more »

September 082017

UPDATED: Dewatering System at Avenue Station

Updates: September 8, 2017
Latest Issue Date: May 15, 2017
Original Issue Date: April 17, 2017

 

What Work is Happening? Read more »

September 072017

Emergency Exit Shaft near Leaside Station: Tunnel Invert Concrete Pour

What Work is Taking Place?

To prepare for track system installation in the new LRT tunnels, concrete must be poured to form the foundation of the track. The emergency exit site in front of Leaside High School will be used as the access points to the tunnels.

Trucks will access the tunnel shaft from the construction site entrance near Bessborough Drive, pump concrete into a pipe, and drive the concrete down the tunnel to where it will be poured into place. Read more »

September 072017

Overnight Watermain Relocation Work Week of September 10 for Science Centre Station

What Work is Taking Place? 

Crews will relocate an existing watermain on Eglinton Avenue East just east of Don Mills Road to support the upgrade of existing water infrastructure at the future Science Centre Station.

Timing Read more »

September 012017

Update: Dewatering System at Laird Station

Re-Issue date: September 1, 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.  

Hours of Work/ What to Expect  Read more »

August 312017

Additional Road Occupancy Beginning September 1 at Elevated Guideway & West LRT Portal

What Work is Taking Place?

As part of continued construction and traffic staging set up at Keelesdale Park Drive and Eglinton Avenue West for construction of the West LRT Portal and Elevated Guideway traffic restrictions in this area are changing. 

Crews will be working within the eastbound curb lane west of the Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue West intersection, chipping concrete from the existing storm manhole and excavating two new sanitary manholes. Read more »