CANCELLED - Intersection Closure for Overnight Concrete Pour at Bathurst St and Eglinton Ave W - June 21, 2019

juin 17, 2019

What Work is Taking Place?

An intersection closure of Bathurst Street and Eglinton Avenue West is required to complete a large concrete pour, which will form part of the roof at Forest Hill Station. The closure has been confirmed for Friday June 21st, 2019; with a rain date of Friday June 28th, 2019.

There will be a second closure for an additional concrete pour in July 2019. The date of the second proposed closure will be confirmed in a future notice.

The concrete pour will take approximately 18 hours to complete. Once the pour is complete, the intersection will re-open. Significant traffic restrictions, including TTC detours, will be in effect during this closure. Please review the traffic details below.


  • Friday June 21, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. for approximately 18 hours (overnight).
  • These activities are weather-dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled due to inclement weather.

Construction Staging

What to Expect

  • No through access at Bathurst St and Eglinton Ave W will be permitted.
  • Local property access will be maintained and controlled by traffic control personnel.
  • Noise and lighting from construction activity can be expected.
  • 20+ concrete trucks expected per hour during the concrete pour.

Traffic Details

  • Eglinton Ave W will be closed from Hilltop Rd to Old Forest Hill Rd.
  • Bathurst St will be closed between Wembley Rd and Rosemary Ln.
  • Pedestrians will cross at the closure limits with assistance from traffic control personnel.
  • Access to the Hilltop-Bathurst laneway will be maintained via Hilltop Rd.
  • Access to the west driveway of 840 Eglinton Ave W will be maintained.

TTC Detour

  • Detours will be in effect for TTC #32/332 Eglinton and #7/307 Bathurst buses.
  • Bus stops may be temporarily relocated or eliminated during the closure.
  • Relocation and re-routing of bus stops and bus routes respectively are done in consultation with the TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers. 

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