UPDATE: Watermain Connection Work – Eglinton Avenue East and Brentcliffe Road - April 11, 2022

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April 7, 2022

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ORINALLY POSTED: JANUARY 6, 2022

 

What Work is Taking Place?

As early as Monday, April 11, 2022 crews will begin watermain connection works on Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe Road and Glassworks Drive. This work will take approximately ten (10) weeks to complete and will be carried out in four phases (refer to maps). Significant traffic and pedestrian changes will be in effect while this work takes place.

What to Expect

Construction activities will include the installation of a new watermain line and four fire hydrants. Work zones will be erected on Eglinton Ave between Brentcliffe Road and Glassworks Drive. Concrete barriers, fencing, and signage will be in place to delineate the work zones. Noise from construction activity including trucks, asphalt removals, and compacting can be expected. Expect delays while travelling through the intersection. Brentcliffe Road will be closed during phase four of the works - the road will reopen upon completion of the works.  

HOURS OF WORK

  • Starting as early as Monday, April 11, 2022
  • The entire duration of the works will be approximately ten (10) weeks; the duration of each phase is listed below:

Phase One: Two (2) weeks

Phase Two: Three (3) weeks

Phase Three: Two (2) weeks

Phase Four: Three (3) weeks

  • Construction activities are expected to take place between 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
  • This work may be rescheduled or delayed due to inclement weather and/or unforeseen circumstances.

PEDESTRIAN DETAILS

  • The sidewalk on the north side of Eglinton Ave E, between Brentcliffe Rd and Glassworks Dr, will remain closed.
  • During Phase One, the sidewalk on the south side of Eglinton Ave E will be closed east of Brentcliffe Rd, and pedestrians will be rerouted north around the work zone.
  • During Phase Four, the crosswalk on the east side of the Brentcliffe-Eglinton intersection will be closed.

TRAFFIC DETAILS

  • Phase One: Eastbound traffic on Eglinton Ave E will be reduced to one lane between Brentcliffe Rd and Glassworks Dr.
  • Phases Two and Three: Traffic on Eglinton Ave E will be reduced to one lane In each direction between Brentcliffe Rd and Glassworks Dr.
  • Phase Four: Brentcliffe Road will be closed at Eglinton Ave E. Westbound traffic on Eglinton Ave E will be reduced to one through-lane and one left-turn lane. Eastbound traffic will be reduced to one lane approaching Brentcliffe Rd.

TRANSIT INFORMATION

  • Access to TTC will be maintained at all times.
  • Please visit www.ttc.ca for more information.