Update: Traffic Configuration Change Duplex Avenue to Lascelles Boulevard (Eglinton Connects) - March 12, 2021

 
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Implementation of the New Eglinton Avenue Streetscape and Cycle Track

Update: Traffic Configuration Change Duplex Avenue to Lascelles Boulevard (Eglinton Connects) March 12, 2021

What Work is Taking Place?

As early as Friday March 12, 2021, a new traffic configuration will be implemented on Eglinton Avenue West between Duplex Avenue and Lascelles Boulevard to facilitate ongoing construction of the City of Toronto’s Eglinton Connects Streetscape and Cycle Track design. Traffic on Eglinton Avenue West will be shifted to the north side as Eglinton Connects construction begins on the south. One lane of traffic in each direction will maintained on Eglinton Avenue West. This configuration will remain in place for approximately six (6) months. 

The Eglinton Connects Streetscape and Cycle Track design will be implemented continuously between Avenue Road and Holly Street. Crews will work Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. with overnight work as required.  As part of this work, the existing roadway, sidewalk, and any street furniture and trees will be removed.

For more information on the City of Toronto’s Eglinton Connects Streetscape and Cycle Track Design, visit www.toronto.ca/eglinton

Occasionally, use of a hydro-vacuum truck, jack hammer and/or compaction roller will be required.  Significant traffic and pedestrian changes will be in effect. Please review the complete notice or visit www.thecrosstown.ca for more information.

What to Expect

Noise from construction activity, including trucks, breaking of concrete and asphalt, utility work, and use of heavy equipment (hydro-vacuum trick, jackhammer, compaction roller) can be expected. Construction vehicles and trucks will stage within work zones and traffic tapers. Traffic barrels, fencing, and signage will be in place to delineate work zones. Access to businesses, properties, and TTC will be maintained. Expect delays while travelling through the intersection.

HOURS OF WORK

  • A new traffic configuration will be implemented as early as Friday March 12, 2021
  • This configuration will remain in place for approximately six (6) months
  • Work will take place Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Overnight work may be required
  • Work may be rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances

TRAFFIC DETAILS

  • One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on Eglinton Avenue West
  • The westbound left turn from Eglinton Avenue West to Colin and Maxwell Avenues will be restricted for the duration of Phase 1 of construction

PEDESTRIAN DETAILS

  • The sidewalk on the south side of Eglinton Avenue West will be reduced to 1.5m between Duplex Avenue and Lascelles Boulevard
  • Property access will be maintained

TRANSIT INFORMATION

  • Bus stop locations will be adjusted as needed to maintain TTC service
  • Access to TTC will be maintained at all times
  • Please visit www.ttc.ca for more information

 

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