Roadway Restoration on Eglinton Avenue East and Mount Pleasant Road Continues

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May 11, 2016

What phase of work is starting?

What: Crews are resuming road surface restoration in the vicinity of Mount Pleasant. This work is being done following the completion of the Mount Pleasant headwalls on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East.

Why:  Temporary pipes were installed underneath the Eglinton Avenue East roadway for station headwall construction. With the completion of this work these pipes will now been removed and the roadway will be restored. 

When:  Work began in late March 2016 and is expected to continue until Saturday, May 14th. Work may be rescheduled or adjusted due to weather conditions and/or unforeseen circumstances.

Where:  Eglinton roadway restoration will take place at the intersection of Eglinton Avenue East and Mount Pleasant Road. Paid Duty Police Officers (PDOs) will be onsite to help with traffic.

Traffic Details

  • The westbound Eglinton curb lane, east of Mount Pleasant Road will be temporarily closed during this last stage of road restoration work.
  • All work will be separated from traffic by behind traffic barrels.
  • On-street parking remains restricted along Eglinton Avenue East within the construction zone. 


  • Sidewalks on Eglinton Avenue East and Mount Pleasant Road will remain open. 
  • Access to businesses will remain open.
  • Pedestrian traffic patterns in the area may shift during different stages of the work. Please follow signs directing pedestrians and take care when travelling near construction areas.

Work Hours

Most of the work will be carried out between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., 7 days a week. In certain situations, some late night and/or early morning works may be required to complete the work and keep construction moving. The contractor will not always work during the extended hours, but may do so at its discretion.

Noise and Vibration

Noise and vibration associated with construction can be expected with this work. 

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 Heather Glicksman at (416) 482-7411. We thank you for your continued patience as we work to build rapid transit.