Boulevard Restoration Work Between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road

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November 14, 2018

Originally Published: November 14, 2018

Last Updated: November 29, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

In support of construction of the future At Grade stops, crews will be conducting boulevard restoration civil work including road widening along Eglinton Avenue East between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road.

Starting as early as December 3rd, 2018 for approximately five (5) months. In order to safely and promptly carry out this work there will be intermittent lane reductions and temporary driveway access restrictions.

Hours of Work

  • Beginning as early as December 3rd, 2018 and lasting for approximately five (5) months.
  • Time: work will be performed between the hours of 7am and 11pm, seven (7) days a week.
  • Note: Unexpected circumstances (weather, equipment failure, etc.) may also change the above interruption plans or prolong the interruption. If this occurs, we will endeavour to provide reasonable notice.
  • If overnight work is required, we will notify the public in advance and monitor activities throughout.

What to Expect

  • Boulevard restoration and road widening along Eglinton Avenue East between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road. The work will be performed within a protected work zone.
  • Nearby businesses and residents can expect noise from excavators, bobcats, trucks and other construction equipment.
  • Temporary driveway access restrictions along Eglinton Avenue East between Warden Avenue and Birchmount Road.
  • Temporary sidewalks will be provided.
  • Pedestrians and road users can expect delays when travelling through the work zone.
  • Property access may be impacted.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

  • Intermittent lane reductions may be required while crews set-up and/or demobilize. 
  • Temporary driveway access restriction during this work.
  • The actual work will take place within the public boulevard, off the roadway.
  • There may be occurrences where a shoulder is narrowed and a traffic protection barrier is placed to accommodate safe working conditions.
  • Temporary pedestrian re-routing around work zones may be necessary to accommodate this work.
  • Pedestrian access will be maintained.

TTC Impacts

  • Relocation and re-routing of bus stop are done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers.

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For more information, please contact Phil Rodriques at the East Community Office.

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

Please support your local businesses during construction.

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