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July 132016

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Investigations at Bayview and Eglinton

What Work is Taking Place?

  • To prepare for future construction of the Leaside Station, crews will be conducting Subsurface Utility Engineering investigations along Eglinton Avenue East to determine the location and depth of existing utilities.
  • Crews will drill and use a vacuum truck overtop of existing utilities within the boulevard and roadway, then a surveyor will examine the utilities to obtain coordinates for design purposes.

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July 132016

Median Removals and Temporary Traffic Light Installation at Leaside Station

What Work is Taking Place?

To prepare for future construction of the Leaside Station, crews will remove existing medians on Bayview Avenue, north and south of Eglinton Avenue. Crews will also be installing temporary traffic lights around the intersection at Eglinton Avenue East and Bayview Avenue. 

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July 112016

Cross Passage Construction: Eglinton Avenue East at Walder Avenue


A cross passage is a small passageway built to connect the eastbound and westbound tunnels for maintenance and emergency purposes. Dewatering equipment is used at street level on Eglinton Avenue above the cross passage location. Dewatering is the process of removing groundwater from around the tunnel level below. The dewatering equipment will be in place for the duration of the building of the cross passage. Read more »

June 232016

Leaside Station Open House

Thank you for attending our Leaside station open house on June 22, 2016. 

For those of you who missed it, the presentation is here:

June 232016

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunnelled portion, locomotives run along interim track and transport materials and haul spoils in and out of the tunnels to the extraction shafts. Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) and muck removal operations run around the clock - 24 hours a day. Read more »

June 132016

Restoration work at Eglinton Avenue East and Bayview Avenue

What work is starting?

What: Bayview Station headwall work is complete. Crews will begin the following restoration work:

  • Restoring the sidewalk on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East, east of Bayview Avenue.
  • Restoring hydro poles and overhead wires to their original locations, on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East, west of Bayview Avenue.

Why:    Read more »

June 132016

Overnight Construction at Bayview and Eglinton Intersection

What work is starting?

What: Removal of the jet-grout delivery trench and road surface restoration within the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East.

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 5:00 a.m.

Where: Crews will be working within the intersection at Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East.   Read more »

June 032016

Disruption from service locomotives

Dear Neighbour, 

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown LRT Project includes a 10-kilometre underground portion. Two Tunnel Boring Machines (or “TBMs”) are building the 3.5km eastern underground section of the Crosstown tunnels between Brentcliffe Road and Yonge Street. The TBMs are making great progress tunneling at an average rate of over 10-15 metres per day.  They have completed approximately 70% of their journey and expected to be at Yonge Street in early September. Read more »

May 272016

Short Term Lane Closures along Eglinton Avenue East for Monitoring Equipment Installation: Leaside (Bayview) and Laird Stations

What work is starting?

Crews will be installing ground movement monitoring equipment at Leaside (Bayview) and Laird station locations. These monitors will provide information on ground conditions during station construction. 

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May 202016

Eglinton Closure and Detour for Road Deck Repair Saturday, May 28 at 8:00 PM to Sunday, May 29

What work is starting?

What: Repair/maintenance is required for the road decking on Eglinton Avenue East at the emergency exit building near Leaside High School. Read more »