UPDATED: New Traffic Configuration at Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East

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November 15, 2019

Original Post: November 13, 2019

UPDATED on November 15, 2019

What Work is Taking Place

As early as Saturday, November 30, 2019, a new traffic configuration will be implemented at Kennedy Rd and Eglinton Avenue East to facilitate construction of the future Kennedy LRT Station and guideway. An additional southbound through lane on Kennedy Road at Eglinton Avenue East will be restored and the west crosswalk will be reinstated at the intersection. This traffic set up is expected to remain in place through spring 2020.  

The new traffic configuration will be implemented overnight when traffic is lighter.

 

Upcoming Traffic Configuration

 

 

Hours of Work

The new traffic configuration will be implemented as early as November 30, 2019

The new traffic configuration may be implemented overnight when traffic is lighter

This configuration may be in place shorter or longer than expected

Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances

 

Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

An additional southbound through lane on Kennedy Road at Eglinton Avenue East will be restored

The west crosswalk will be reopened at the intersection for pedestrian access

Eastbound traffic will be shifted south of the work zone approaching Kennedy Road

Westbound traffic will remain on the northside of Eglinton Avenue East

North and southbound turns onto Eglinton Avenue East will be permitted in both directions

Emergency services access will be maintained

 

TTC Impacts

The westbound temporary bus stop will be shifted east.

All other temporary TTC bus stops will remain in their current locations.

Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and buses is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely, while minimizing impact on the community and customers

 

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