Eglinton Closure and Detour for Road Deck Repair Saturday, May 28 at 8:00 PM to Sunday, May 29

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May 20, 2016

What work is starting?

What: Repair/maintenance is required for the road decking on Eglinton Avenue East at the emergency exit building near Leaside High School.

When: Starting Saturday, May 28 at 8:00 p.m. through the early hours of Sunday, May 29 until work is complete. Work could be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.


Traffic Details:

  • Eastbound through traffic on Eglinton will be rerouted north on Donlea Drive and south on Hanna Road to continue east on Eglinton Avenue East.
  • Westbound through traffic on Eglinton will be rerouted north on Hanna Road to west on Donlea Drive to continue west on Eglinton Avenue East.
  • Local access will be maintained eastbound for south side residents to enter/exit their driveway.


  • The north-south crosswalk at Leaside High School will be temporarily closed for this construction.
  • To ensure the safety of pedestrians during road decking repair, there will be no through pedestrian traffic on the north Eglinton sidewalk between Donlea Drive and Hanna Road.
  • Pedestrians will be temporarily diverted to the south side Eglinton sidewalk and cross the street at Bayview Avenue or Rumsey Road.
  • For safety reasons, pedestrians will be separated from construction work with construction barrels.
  • Please watch for additional signs directing pedestrians and take care when travelling near construction areas.

Transit Information

34 Eglinton East and 334 Eglinton night bus routes will be re-routed for this repair work.

Work Hours

This work will be carried out starting at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday evening, overnight to early hours of Sunday until work is complete.

Noise and Vibration

Please be advised that noise and vibration associated with this stage of construction can be expected.

Please Contact Us

If you would like more detail about this work or any other aspect of the Eglinton Crosstown project, please contact Nicole DiCarlo at (416) 482-7411. We thank you for your continued patience as we work to build rapid transit.