Construction Notice: Support of Excavation at Mount Pleasant Station

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July 13, 2018

 

Support of Excavation at Mount Pleasant Station  

 

What Work is Taking Place?

As early as mid-July 2018, crews will mobilize a second drill to the south side of Eglinton Avenue East to begin piling in the southwest work zone adjacent Eglinton Junior Public School.  Piling is a common step in the process of constructing the foundation of a building, in which crews will drill several meters below-grade, a steel beam is placed in the shaft and concrete is poured.  Piles form the support of the station structure.  Following pile installation, lagging, braces and tie-backs will be installed entrance to support excavation.

In advance of piling on the southwest, a large scaffolding system will be installed over the sidewalk to provide overhead protection and delineation for the work zone.  Scaffold installation will take several days to complete.

Piling will be completed during permitted hours.  Noise from drilling activity can be expected.

Current Construction Staging

Hours of Work

  • Beginning as early as mid-July 2018 for approximately four (4) months
  • Permitted construction hours are 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Monday to Sunday

What to Expect

  • Noise and vibration from construction activity and equipment can be expected
  • Dust from drilling activity can be expected
  • Fencing, dust cloth, concrete barriers and scaffolding will be installed
  • Property access will be maintained

Traffic Details

  • The south work zone will extend further to the north
  • Taunton Road will remain closed while storm sewer installation work continues
  • Traffic will be shifted to the north side of Eglinton Avenue East
  • Mount Pleasant traffic will be shifted to the west side of the intersection
  • The north/south crosswalk on the east side of the intersection will be closed

 

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For more information, please contact Natalie Ardanaz at the East Community Office.

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

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