Early Morning Concrete Pours at Brentcliffe Portal 2018

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February 9, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be pouring concrete on an ongoing basis throughout 2018 to continue building the foundation and roof slabs for the Brentcliffe Portal. Work will be conducted within the existing work zone located on Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street.

Hours of Work

Due to the large size of the concrete pours, work may start as early as 4:00 a.m. and can take up to 15 hours to complete. Concrete pours will take place regularly throughout 2018.

What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by fans, loaders, trucks, concrete pumps, and other construction equipment.
  • Truck traffic entering and exiting the work zone on a continuous basis.
  • Trucks a will use white noise/broadband back-up alarms. Broadband back-up alarms, unlike traditional truck back-up alarms, are only heard within the work zone area.

Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

  • Trucks will access the work zone from the west side of the portal at Brentcliffe Road and exit from the east side, west of Leslie Street.
  • Existing traffic and pedestrian staging will remain in effect. A minimum of one lane of traffic in each direction between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street will be maintained.