Tree Removal on Eglinton Avenue East at the West Don River Bridge

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August 27, 2019


In support of the continued construction of the Crosstown LRT tracks and guideway (dedicated transit lane) in the centre of Eglinton Avenue East, tree removal is required for four (4) trees in close proximity to the construction zone at the West Don River Bridge.

Tree protection measures will be in effect, and environmental personnel will be on site to ensure tree removal and protection is completed in accordance with regulatory requirements. All removals have been approved by the City of Toronto and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA).  Upon the completion of the Crosstown LRT, new trees will be planted in place of the removed ones.

Tree removal is anticipated to begin as early as September 3, 2019, and continue for one (1) day.


  • Work is expected to occur from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Tree removal in this area will begin as early as September 3, 2019.  
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.



  • Removal of 4 trees on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East at the West Don River Bridge.
    • Residents and businesses nearby should anticipate noise from chainsaws and wood chippers for the removal of trees.
    • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.



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