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June 12 2014

Park Hill Road Closure for Extraction Shaft Construction

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today. Read more »

June 02 2014

Construction Update for June 2014

Utility relocation and headwall construction along Eglinton Avenue West between Caledonia and the Allen Road area began in March 2013. Many works along the road have been completed and other on-going works are progressing well. The Crosstown Team appreciates the patience of our neighbours while we build transit.

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June 02 2014

Construction of Emergency Exit Building - Update for Eglinton Avenue West & Little Blvd

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue. It includes an underground central section from Keele Street to Don Mills Road, bringing transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today. Read more »

May 26 2014

Dufferin Station Utility Relocation and Headwall Construction - Traffic switch to South Side of Eglinton Ave

Starting as early as the first week of June  The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue. It includes an underground central section from Keele Street to Laird Drive, bring transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today. Read more »

May 21 2014

Crosstown construction reaches Yonge & Eglinton

What kind of work is starting in the Yonge and Eglinton area?

East of Yonge Street

Extraction Shaft Construction

An extraction shaft, used for the removal of the tunnel boring machines, will be located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street. Read more »

May 21 2014

Chaplin Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels - Stage 2

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today.

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May 16 2014

Allen Road Update - Closure will not be pursued

Construction of extraction and launch shafts along Eglinton Avenue at Allen Road began in February which has resulted in significant congestion along Eglinton. Options to alleviate the situation, including the closure of the Allen Road northbound, have been considered. Read more »

May 14 2014

What is the next phase of work in the vicinity of Allen Road?

What is the Crosstown?

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today.

What is the next phase of work in the vicinity of Allen Road? Read more »

May 06 2014

Laird Station East Headwall Construction (North Side) & Watermain Relocation for Twin Tunnels Stage One (Spring - Summer 2014) - Update

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section.  The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service  will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today.

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May 01 2014

Emergency Exit Building Construction Closure of Donlea Drive at Eglinton Ave E - Phase 1

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section.  The line will connect Mount Dennis (at Black Creek Drive) in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, the new service will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

Emergency exit buildings are used to evacuate passengers from tunnels in the event of an emergency at track level during operation. The image below indicates that the emergency exit building will be built close to Donlea Drive. Read more »