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June 032015

Re-location of Temporary Pedestrian Walkways

What:  Metrolinx will be working to relocate major telecommunications infrastructure currently located beneath the west construction site and the north/south pedestrian walkway located on the west side of Allen Road. 

Where:  The initial work zone will be extended north along the pedestrian pathway from Eglinton Avenue West north to Whitmore Avenue.  Read more »

May 282015

Short Term Allen Road Lane Restrictions for Trucking Staging Lane and Construction Compound

What: Installation of truck staging lanes and additional site facilities for Eglinton Crosstown project. This road work and installation of an additional lane is required for the re-launch of the tunnel boring machines at Eglinton Avenue West and Allen Road and the construction of tunnels from east of Allen Road to Yonge Street. Read more »

April 172015

Assistez au déplacement de nos tunneliers!

Le 18 avril 2015

Chers amis et voisins,

Soyez des nôtres ce samedi 18 et ce dimanche 19 avril pour assister à une étape importante du projet de transport léger sur rail (TLR) Eglinton Crosstown! 

Dennis et Lea, les tunneliers qui ont creusé le tronçon ouest de la partie souterraine de la ligne Crosstown, seront hissés du puits d’extraction à l’ouest d’Allen Road et seront transportés jusqu’au puits de lancement situé à l’est d’Allen Road.

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April 162015

Eglinton Crosstown TBMs on the move Friday, April 17 at 9:00 p.m. – Monday, April 20 at 5:00 a.m. UPDATE

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been building the western segment of the Eglinton Crosstown’s underground tunnel, are getting ready for their own big move.

Over the weekend of April 17–20, 2015, Dennis and Lea will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located just west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft just east of Allen Road. The TBMs are being moved in order to bypass the TTC subway line in this area. Read more »

April 142015

You are invited to our big TBM move!

Dear Friends and Neighbours:

Come join us on Saturday April 18 and Sunday April 19 to witness a significant milestone in the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project!  

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been tunnelling the western segment of the Crosstown’s underground section, will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft located east of Allen Road.

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April 012015

TBMs on the move April 17-20 - Specialized lift and move will result in road closures

What is happening?

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been building the western segment of the Eglinton Crosstown’s underground tunnel, are getting ready for their own big move.

Over the weekend of April 17-20, 2015, Dennis and Lea will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located just west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft just east of Allen Road. The TBMs are being moved in order to bypass the TTC subway line in this area. Read more »

February 122015

Temporary Bridge Deck Installation on Eglinton Avenue

What we are building

What: Crews will be installing a temporary bridge deck on Eglinton Avenue for the future planned move of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) from the extraction shaft. The TBMs will be moved from the extraction shaft on the west side of Allen Road to the launch shaft under construction on the east side of Allen Road. This bridge deck will facilitate the movement of the TBMs and is not for public use. Read more »

January 082015

Retour sur l’année 2014

Le projet Eglinton Crosstown est une ligne de transport léger sur rail (TLR) de 19 kilomètres qui longera Eglinton Avenue au cœur de Toronto et comprendra un tunnel souterrain de 10 kilomètres dans sa section centrale. Lorsqu’elle sera terminée, la ligne reliera Mount Dennis, à l’ouest, à Kennedy Road, à l’est, et offrira un service jusqu’à 60 % plus rapide que le service d’autobus actuel.  Read more »

January 082015

2014 Year-in-Review

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with a 10-kilmetre underground tunnel in its central section. When it’s complete, the line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today. Read more »

December 092014

Overnight Lane Reduction on Eglinton Avenue West to a Single Lane between Flanders Road and Everden Road

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 10 p.m. to. Thursday, December 11th 2014, 5 a.m.

What:  Crews will be working on the Eglinton Ave West road decking near at the launch shaft. 

Where:  On Eglinton Ave West near Allen Road between Flanders Road and Everden Rd, Read more »