Upcoming Works at Eglinton Station: Utilities Relocations – Stage 4

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May 31, 2017

What Work is Taking Place

Work will continue replacing and relocating existing utilities in the area of Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue to make way for the future Eglinton interchange station. Storm and sanitary sewers, water mains, hydro ducts, and telecommunications utilities are being replaced and relocated in a series of stages. During this stage, work will take place on the south side of Eglinton Avenue, east and west of Yonge Street.

Timing

  • Work is expected to begin as early as June 2017.
  • This stage of the utilities relocation is expected to last up to 2 months.
  • Work is permitted between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM, 7 days a week.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Occasional overnight work may be required. Metrolinx will notify the public in advance and monitor activities throughout.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
Stage 4 Utility Work at Eglinton Station
What to Expect
  • Construction zones will be in place along Eglinton Avenue and Yonge Street. 
  • Residents and businesses near construction sites should anticipate noise from excavators, bobcats, and other construction equipment caused by utilities relocation activity and removal of debris.
  • All access to businesses is maintained throughout the stages.
Traffic and Pedestrian Details
  • Construction zones will be instated on Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue (as depicted in the diagram above).
  • Lane closures on Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue will be required to carry out the work.
  • At least one lane in each direction east-west along Eglinton Avenue and north-south along Yonge Street will be maintained. 
  • All left turns at the Yonge-Eglinton intersection will be restricted. 
  • Eastbound, westbound, and northbound right turns at the Yonge-Eglinton intersection will be restricted.
  • The east-west crosswalk at Yonge Street on the south side of Eglinton Avenue will close to pedestrians. Pedestrians travelling east-west across Eglinton Avenue will be directed to the north side of Eglinton Avenue to cross Yonge Street.
Transit Information

Relocation and re-routing of bus stops is done in consultation between TTC and Metrolinx to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers. Please watch for posted notices indicating new information.
 

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For more information, please contact Nicole DiCarlo at the East Community Office.

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

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