Allen Road South Closure - July 13-16 - Exit Ramp Re-Alignment

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June 28, 2018

Original Posting Date: June 18, 2018

What Work is Taking Place

Supporting the excavation of the new Eglinton LRT Main Entrance requires the Allen Road South exit ramp to be realigned 20 meters to the west of its current position.

Crews have already graded and paved the new Allen Road south exit ramp. The ramp will be closed and realigned over the weekend.

 Hours of Work

  • Friday, July 13, 11 p.m. to Monday, July 16, 5 a.m.
  • Allen Road South will close from Lawrence Avenue to Eglinton Avenue to complete the shift of the exit ramp.
  • Work will occur 24 hours a day during re-alignment activities (11 p.m. on Friday night until 5 a.m. on Monday morning). 

 What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by a pile drill, crane, loaders, trucks and other construction equipment, as well as dust from drilling activity and debris removal.
  • Heavy truck traffic entering and exiting the work zone.
  • There will be noise and vibration associated with shoring activities.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.

Traffic Details

  • The Allen Road South exit ramp will shift further west to accommodate the new work zone.
  • Allen Road South will close at Lawrence Avenue. Allen Road North will remain open.

Pedestrian Details

  • The sidewalk on the north side of Eglinton Avenue from Allen Road South to Eglinton West Subway Station will close. To access the station, pedestrians coming from west of Allen Road must cross to the south side of Eglinton by Winnett Avenue and then cross north again at the signal in front of Ben Nobleman park.
  • There are no changes for pedestrians coming from east of Allen Road North.
  • Please watch the Cedarvale Station Pedestrian Navigation video on our Youtube channel, CrosstownTO, for a visual reference of pedestrian access to Eglinton West Subway Station.

Transit Access

Access to the TTC Eglinton West Subway Station will be maintained at all times.

Travelling Smart during Construction

  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.
  • Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.
  • When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.