Reminder: Extended Construction Hours at Mount Pleasant Station Continues through to February 2020

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January 9, 2020

Reminder: Extended Construction Hours at Mount Pleasant Station Continues through to February 2020

What Work is Taking Place?

As a reminder to our notice dated October 2, 2019, crews will begin working extended hours at Mount Pleasant Station to accelerate excavation works.  Extended hours work will be completed in phases, beginning with shallow excavation and roof construction from October 2019 through February 2020.  On-site mitigation measures will be in place to minimize disruption caused by this work. 

In order to to accelerate excavation works, crews will be working extended hours this weekend from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. on Saturday January 11 to Monday January 13, 2020. Please note that extended hours may continue beyond these dates as outlined in the October 2019 notice. We will do our best to update you on any changes to the schedule.

We will do our best to stage the noisier activities earlier in the day. Excavation, chipping of rock and concrete, loading and hauling of soil can take place between 6:00 a.m. and midnight, followed by material staging, welding and conduit installation between midnight and 3 a.m. Please carefully review ‘What to Expect’ for more information.

Hours of Work

  • Extended construction hours have been in place since Tuesday October 15, 2019
  • Extended hours will be worked this Saturday (January 11) to Monday (January 13), 6:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.
  • Excavation, loading and hauling activities will take place between 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
  • Site preparation works will take place between 12:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.
  • Crews may not work every night, and work may be delayed or rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances

What to Expect

  • Construction activity on the north side of Eglinton Ave, within the existing work zone, and the station entrances.
  • Overnight noise from excavation, chipping of rock and concrete, loading trucks, hauling, deliveries and moving of materials can be expected.
  • Construction lighting will be required; lighting will be positioned away from residential properties.

Traffic Details

  • Dump trucks will travel westbound on Eglinton Avenue and northbound on Mount Pleasant Road

Travelling Smart during Construction

Travel delays are expected with the Crosstown construction. Please allow extra time for your journey. Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Crosstown construction. When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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