Rogers Utilities Relocation at Fairbank Station

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September 8, 2016

What Work is Taking Place?

In September 2016, crews will begin relocation of existing telecommunication (Rogers) lines in the vicinity of Dufferin Street and Eglinton Avenue West.  Rogers’ lines within man holes as well within pre-existing duct banks will be relocated in preparation for station construction.  For the safety of the public and workers, temporary pedestrian and traffic changes will be in effect to accommodate this work.

Timing

  • Beginning as early as September 12 for approximately two weeks
  • This work will be conducted between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion
  • In the event that overnight is required, Metrolinx and CTS will notify the public in advance and monitor activities throughout
  • Work is subject to permits and all relevant approvals, and may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Dufferin Utility Relocation

What to Expect

  • Various work zones will be erected throughout the intersection, both in the roadway and on the sidewalk, for the duration of this work
  • Nearby businesses and residents can expect increased noise in the area caused by excavators, bobcats, trucks and other construction equipment, as well as dust from debris removal
  • For safety purposes, metal fencing will be erected around the work zones

Pedestrian Details 

  • Pedestrian access to stores will be maintained
  • Temporary pedestrian rerouting around work zones may be in effect to accommodate this work

Traffic Details

  • Temporary lane closures and turn restrictions will be in effect to accommodate this work
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites

TTC Details

  • To accommodate this work one TTC bus stop on the northwest corner of Eglinton Avenue West and Dufferin Street will be relocated approximately 60 meters to the north.  The stop services the following TTC bus routes:

 - 29 Dufferin South

  • Please look for signage informing passengers of the new temporary stop locations

 

Please Contact Us

For more information about this work, please contact us at 416-782-8118 or crosstown@metrolinx.com.

 

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