Upcoming Road Closure for Traffic Configuration Change at Mount Dennis Station January 6-9, 2020

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January 3, 2020

 

What Work is Taking Place?

As early as Monday January 6, 2020, crews at the Rail Corridor will be adjusting the traffic configuration on Eglinton Avenue West, east of Weston Road. The traffic change will take place in two phases. During phase one, westbound traffic on Eglinton Avenue West will be closed from Black Creek Drive to Weston Road. Eastbound traffic on Eglinton Avenue West will not be impacted. TTC buses will be detoured south on Black Creek Drive and north on Weston Road. Phase one will occur over two nights, from as early as 9:00pm until 5:00am on Monday January 6 and Tuesday January 7. During the daytime, westbound traffic will reopen.

Phase two will involve fine-tuning of the new traffic configuration, including final barrier movements. Vehicular traffic on Eglinton will not be affected, however expect delays while travelling through the area. Phase two will last from as early as 7:00am until 5:00pm on Thursday January 9. Due to inclement weather, this phase may get delayed until Friday January 10.

 

Hours of Work

 Phase One – Westbound Closure

  • Monday January 6 & Tuesday January 7
  • As early as 9:00pm until 5:00am
  • During the daytime, the lanes will reopen.

Phase Two – Final Configuration

  • Thursday January 9
  • Crews will have occasional slow-downs during off-peak hours.

Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

 

What to Expect

 Crews will be removing and relocating pieces of the barrier walls on Eglinton Avenue West to accommodate a new traffic stage.

 During phase one, there will be a full closure of Eglinton Avenue West from Black Creek Drive to Weston Road for westbound traffic only. Eastbound traffic will remain open.

  • TTC buses 32/332, 71-SB, and 171 will be relocated.
  • The south pedestrian crosswalk at Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue West will remain open. All other crosswalks will be closed.

During phase two and the final configuration, Eglinton Avenue West will be open with one lane in each direction. There will be intermittent slow-downs during off-peak hours for construction activities.

  • TTC bus stops will be relocated to their original locations.
  • All the east pedestrian crosswalk at Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue West will reopen. The north and west crosswalk will remain closed.

Work Area Map – Phase One (Westbound Closure)

Weston Rd Closure Jan 2020

Weston Rd 1a Closure jan 2020

 

TTC Details

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Two stops will be displaced on bus route 32/332.

  • The stop on the northwest corner of Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue West will temporarily be on the southwest corner, just south of Eglinton Avenue West.
  • The stop on the northeast corner of Weston Road and Eglinton Avenue West will temporarily be on the northwest corner, just west of Weston Road. 

TTC detour

·   One stop will be displaced on bus route 71-SB

  • The stop on the northwest corner of Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue West will temporarily be on the southwest corner, just south of Eglinton Avenue West.

One stop will be closed on bus route 71-S

  • The stop on the southwest corner of Weston Road and Eglinton Avenue West will be temporarily closed. Passengers will board the bus one stop south, on Weston Road.

Weston Rd TTC Detour 2

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One stop will be displaced on bus route 171

  •  The stop on the northwest corner of Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue West will temporarily be on the southwest corner, just south of Eglinton Avenue West.

·     One stop will be closed on bus route 171

  • The stop on the northeast corner of Weston Road and Eglinton will be temporarily closed. Passengers will board the bus at the stop on the southeast corner of Weston Road and Eglinton Avenue West. 

Weston RD TTC Detour 3

Pedestrian Details

  • During phase one (westbound closure), the north, west, and east crosswalks at Black Creek Drive and Eglinton Avenue West will be closed. The south crosswalk will remain open.
  • During phase two and the final configuration, the west crosswalk will reopen.
  • At Weston Road, all crosswalks will remain open for the duration of the works. 

Weston Rd Ped crossing Jan 2020

Weston Rd Ped 1a crossing Jan 2020

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Thank you for your patience as we work to build this important project.

Please support your local businesses during construction.

 

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For more information, please contact Lancefield Morgan  at the West Community Office.

Thank you for your continued patience as we work to build this important project.

Please support your local businesses during construction.

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