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September 202017

Preliminary Notice to Businesses and Residents: Upcoming Power Outage Between Birchmount and Kennedy

What Work is Taking Place?

Since June 2017, crews have been upgrading and relocating existing hydro utilities in the area located just west of Birchmount Road to Kennedy Road in the vicinity of Eglinton Avenue East. To complete this work, a Hydro outage is required.

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September 192017
September 192017

Mining at Laird Station Main Entrance

The Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Weston Road and Laird Drive, where 15 below-grade stations are under construction. Eleven will be built using a “cut-and cover” method and four, including Laird Station, are going to be “mined.” 

Excavation of the main entrance at Laird Station is complete and mining will begin soon. Read more »

September 182017

Site Service Connections at Oakwood Station

What work is taking Place?

Crews will complete temporary water and sanitary connections at the Main and Secondary Entrance. Read more »

September 152017

Update: September 24th Closure of West Underground Pedestrian Tunnel at Eglinton Station

What Work is Taking Place?

Support of excavation (shoring) for the new Eglinton station will require closure of the underground pedestrian tunnel at Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue leading from the Eglinton TTC subway station (pictured below) to the Riocan Yonge-Eglinton Centre. Read more »

September 152017

Overnight Stormwater Relocation Work Week of September 17 for Science Centre Station

What Work is Taking Place? 

 Crews will relocate an existing stormwater on Eglinton Avenue East just east of Don Mills Road to support the upgrade of existing water infrastructure at the future Science Centre Station.

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September 152017

Upcoming: North Entrance Closure and Demolition at Kennedy Station in Fall 2017

We have been busy building you the new 19-kilometre Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) line!

This has involved lots of moving parts — excavations at future stations, relocating and upgrading utilities, road widening, and center-medians removal work for future stops.

Now we are working at the eastern end of the Crosstown LRT line at Kennedy Station — a future interchange station (pictured below). Read more »

September 142017

Sewer Re-lining Works at Laird Station

Sewer re-lining is a process intended to increase the durability of the sewers.  At Laird Drive and Eglinton Avenue East, local sewers will be re-lined in the vicinity of the construction sites. 

The liner is a flexible membrane that is placed inside the sewers. Lining is designed to be generally non-disruptive and eliminates the need for excavation of the entire sewer section. The required activities take approximately three days for each sewer section.  Read more »

September 132017

Early Morning Concrete Pour at Brentcliffe Portal

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be pouring the concrete foundation for the Brentcliffe Portal.  Work will be conducted within the existing work zone located on Eglinton Avenue East between Brentcliffe Road and Leslie Street. Due to the large size of these concrete pours, work will start at 4:00 a.m. in order to complete the pour during daytime hours, reducing impact to traffic in the area.   Read more »

September 132017

Utilities Relocation Continues for Chaplin Station

Utilities Relocation Continues for Chaplin Station 

What Work is Taking Place?

Since 2016, crews have been conducting utilities relocation work to make way for the construction of Chaplin Station.  Beginning in mid-September, crews will resume utilities relocation, including Bell duct bank work and relocation of a 300mm sanitary sewer. The work will be carried out within the existing work zones at the intersection of Chaplin Crescent and Eglinton Avenue West.

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