Overnight OCS Cable Installation on Eglinton Ave at Don Way, Swift Dr/Credit Union Dr, Sloane Av/Bermondsey Rd

 
janvier 11, 2021

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be installing OCS (Overhead Catenary System) cables along Eglinton Avenue East between Don Way (NE ramp, S-WN ramp), Swift Dr/Credit Union Dr, and Sloane Ave/Bermondsey Dr. Overhead catenary is the system installed overtop of the rails of a light rail system, to provide operational power to the LRVs (Light Rail Vehicles). Installation will take place January 11-22, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

What to Expect

Cables will be installed overhead using a high rail vehicle. To minimize the impacts to traffic, work will be performed overnight between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. A 15-minute closure of each intersection will be required as the high rail vehicle passes through the intersections. Paid
duty officers will be onsite nightly to assist with traffic management. Installation will take place January 11-22, 2021. Minimal noise from construction vehicles and crews at the work zone. Site lighting will be required.

HOURS OF WORK

  •  Installation will take place January 11-22, 2021 between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

TRAFFIC DETAILS

  • Nightly short-term closure of the following intersections:

  • Don Way, northeast ramp

  • Don Way, southwest, north ramp

  • Swift Dr/Credit Union Dr

  • Sloane Ave/Bermondsey Rd  

  • Northbound & southbound through and left turn movement will be restricted at the intersections for approximately 15 minutes. Between 1:30 a.m. & 5:00 a.m.

  • Eastbound & westbound left turn movement will be restricted at the intersections for approximately 15 minutes. Between 1:30 a.m. & 5:00 a.m.

 

 

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