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September 032014

Open houses in September

Metrolinx is hosting three open houses in September at various locations along the Eglinton corridor to provide an update on current Crosstown construction.

Join us at one of the following sessions to hear what is happening, why it needs to happen and how it may impact you:

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

7:00 - 9:00 pm Read more »

August 272014

Construction Update - New northbound Allen Road ramp, Construction to be shifted to the north side of Eglinton

What is the next phase of work in the vicinity of northbound Allen Road ramp?

A) New northbound Allen Road ramp

To accommodate the construction of the tunnelling site, crews are building a new temporary northbound Allen Road ramp. 

What:  Read more »

August 132014

Short Term Sewer Rehabilitation Work on Eglinton Avenue at Marlee Avenue

What we are building

What: Crews will be performing limited sewer rehabilitation work as part of construction activity for the extraction shaft and the tunnelling. 

Where: Eglinton Ave from west of Alameda Avenue to just east of Marlee Avenue.  Read more »

August 052014

Short Term Lane Closures along Eglinton Avenue West for Monitoring Equipment Installation Black Creek Drive -Yonge Street Summer 2014 - Summer 2015

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be installing ground movement monitoring equipment.
Why: Monitoring equipment will provide information on the ground conditions during excavation and tunnelling activities to the construction team. Read more »

July 182014

Allen Road Area – Sidewalk Detours

From Monday, July 21, 2014 onwards, pedestrian access to Eglinton West Station will be re-routed to facilitate the construction of the extraction shaft in the vicinity of the southbound Allen Road Ramp.

Pedestrian Details

Allen road sidewalk detours updated July 24 2014 Read more »

July 082014

Launch Shaft Welding Overnight Work at Allen Road until end of 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, bring transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What work is starting?

What: Crews will conduct overnight welding work at the launch shaft at Allen Road. During the day, crews will be building and installing a road deck for a future traffic shift for the continuing work of the launch shaft. Read more »

June 232014

Headwall Construction on the West of Yonge Street - Traffic Update for Edith Drive

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 bus service today.

What we are building

What: Crews will be building headwalls for the future Eglinton Station. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location. Read more »