Boreholes for Laird Station

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February 17, 2017

What Work is Taking Place?

  • As part of the ongoing construction works for the future Laird Station, crews will drill a borehole on the north side of the secondary entrance and the east side of the main entrance. 
  • Location of the bore holes are on the south side of Eglinton Avenue, east of Laird Drive and on the west side of Laird Drive, south of Eglinton Avenue.

Timing

  • Work is expected to begin as early as, February 20, 2017.
  • The boreholes and associated work will take approximately two weeks to complete. 
  • Work will occur between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • Construction crews and equipment will be present along roadways and sidewalks along Eglinton Avenue East.
  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to hear noise related to drilling, saw-cutting, hydro-vaccing, and the use of heavy equipment.

Traffic Details

  • Short term lane closures on Eglinton Avenue and/or Laird Drive will be required. 
  • Work zones will be set up and removed every day. Metal plates will be used to cover open excavations in the roadway.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

Pedestrian Details

  • A portion of the sidewalk on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East will be rerouted around the worksite with a minimum of 1.5m maintained at all time for pedestrians.  

For more information, please contact Heather Glicksman at the East Community Office.

Thank you for your patience as we work to build this important project.

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