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April 24 2014

Phase 1 - Emergency Exit Building Construction north side of Eglinton at Donlea Drive

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section.  The line will connect Mount Dennis (at Black Creek Drive) in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, the new service will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

Emergency exit buildings are used to evacuate passengers from tunnels in the event of an emergency at track level during operation. The image below indicates that the emergency exit building will be built close to Donlea Drive. Read more »

April 17 2014

Chaplin Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels - Stage 1

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today.

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April 17 2014

What is happening at Eglinton Avenue and Allen Road?

Allen Road aerial rendering
February 7, 2014

Extraction and Launch Shaft Construction

These large shafts, used for the entry and removal of the tunnel boring machines, will
April 14 2014

Median Restorations on Eglinton Avenue at Keele Street

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue including an underground central section and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What:  Crews will be reinstalling medians on Eglinton Avenue West at the intersection of Keele St and Trethewey Dr. Traffic signal poles and associated lights will also be reinstated. Once the medians are reinstated line painting will re-establish existing lanes. Read more »

March 25 2014

Laird Station East Headwall Construction & Water Main Relocation for Twin Tunnels Stage One (Spring – Summer 2014)

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue. It includes an underground central section from Keele Street to Laird Drive, and will bring transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

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March 18 2014

Councillor John Parker's Eglinton Crosstown Open House

On Tuesday, March 18, Councillor John Parker hosted an Open House about the Eglinton Crosstown Project.

At Leaside Gardens, Councillor Parker was joined by staff from the Crosstown project and Toronto Transportation Services, to discuss Eglinton Crosstown construction work progressing into Leaside, with work on the east tunnel and Laird and Bayview stations set to begin.


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March 18 2014

Keelesdale Park Bridge Entrance

When:  Opened Fall 2013

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Rapid and reliable transit is coming to the centre of Toronto. The Crosstown will move Torontonians to work, school and play faster than ever before, reducing travel times and enhancing our economy and our environment. The Crosstown will run underground between Keele Street and Laird Drive, with trips up to 60% faster than today.

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March 14 2014

Steel Beam / Pile Removal on Eglinton West Near Glen Cedar Road (Stage 2) - Update

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue. It includes an underground central section from Keele Street to Laird Drive, and will bring transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be removing steel beams or piles in conflict with The Crosstown tunnel route located on the south side of Eglinton Avenue West near Glen Cedar Road. Read more »

March 14 2014

Immediate Sewer Repair on Eglinton at Oakwood

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue including an underground central section and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What: Crews will be repairing a small section of City of Toronto sewer adjacent to the sidewalk on Eglinton Ave, west of Oakwood Ave for several weeks.
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March 14 2014

Construction in the Vicinity of Chaplin Crescent

What is the Crosstown?

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19 kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60% faster than the bus service today.

What phase of work is starting in the vicinity of Chaplin Crescent? Read more »