Lane Reduction near 666 Eglinton Avenue East – Saturday, April 25

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April 23, 2015

What/Where: Crews will be installing a hydro pole on City of Toronto property near 666 Eglinton Avenue east. 

Why:  The next stages of Emergency Exit Building construction near Leaside High School requires some hydro utility relocation.   Specifically, a hydro pole needs to be installed and overhead hydro wires relocated.


  • Saturday, April 25, 2015, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Some work may be rescheduled or adjusted due to weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Where:  A work zone will be set-up on the north lane of Eglinton Avenue East, on City of Toronto street and sidewalk property, next to 666 Eglinton Avenue East.  This work zone will extend from 664 Eglinton Avenue East to 670 Eglinton avenue East. The work zone will be separated from the right-of-way with traffic cones.  

Traffic Details

In order to perform this work, Eglinton Avenue will be reduced to one lane for both eastbound and westbound traffic.  A Paid Duty Officer (PDO) will be present to direct and control eastbound and westbound traffic through this restricted area. Priority will be given to TTC buses. 

There may be delays as you travel through this area.  Please take care and watch the traffic signs when travelling near construction zone.


The north Eglinton sidewalk between 664 Eglinton Avenue East to 670 Eglinton Avenue East will be closed to pedestrian traffic.  Pedestrians may use the nearest crossings (located at Rumsey Road and the Eglinton crosswalk near Leaside High School) to access the south sidewalk.

Work Hours

The hours of work as permitted are between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., 7 days a week. Timelines may be adjusted due to weather and unforeseen circumstances.

Please Contact Us

If you would like more detail about this work or any other aspect of the Eglinton Crosstown project, please do not hesitate to contact us. We thank you for your continued patience as we work to build rapid transit.