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April 222015

Utility Relocation Work for Emergency Exit Building on South Side of Eglinton - Temporary Closure of Petman Avenue

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are built in between the stations when station platforms are more than approximately 760 metres apart to allow for easy evacuation of passengers during an emergency situation. The construction of an EEB includes the building of an evacuation pathway, a set of stairs from the tunnel to ground level, and a small building at the surface. The scale of construction is similar to building a small-scale underground station. Generally, it takes up to 24 months to complete construction of each EEB. Read more »

April 212015

Emergency Exit Building near Petman Avenue - Temporary Partial Driveway Blockage and Rolling Lane Restrictions

What & Where: As part of the current construction of the Emergency Exit Building (EEB) near Petman Avenue, crews will be relocating Toronto Hydro utilities on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East on City of Toronto property near 365 Eglinton Avenue East. Crews will be working on the south curb lane of Eglinton Avenue East and nearby sidewalk, between Petman Avenue and Forman Avenue. This construction will temporarily, partially block the east driveway of the apartment building located at: Read more »

April 172015

Assistez au déplacement de nos tunneliers!

Le 18 avril 2015

Chers amis et voisins,

Soyez des nôtres ce samedi 18 et ce dimanche 19 avril pour assister à une étape importante du projet de transport léger sur rail (TLR) Eglinton Crosstown! 

Dennis et Lea, les tunneliers qui ont creusé le tronçon ouest de la partie souterraine de la ligne Crosstown, seront hissés du puits d’extraction à l’ouest d’Allen Road et seront transportés jusqu’au puits de lancement situé à l’est d’Allen Road.

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April 162015

Eglinton Crosstown TBMs on the move Friday, April 17 at 9:00 p.m. – Monday, April 20 at 5:00 a.m. UPDATE

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been building the western segment of the Eglinton Crosstown’s underground tunnel, are getting ready for their own big move.

Over the weekend of April 17–20, 2015, Dennis and Lea will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located just west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft just east of Allen Road. The TBMs are being moved in order to bypass the TTC subway line in this area. Read more »

April 142015

You are invited to our big TBM move!

Dear Friends and Neighbours:

Come join us on Saturday April 18 and Sunday April 19 to witness a significant milestone in the Eglinton Crosstown light rail transit (LRT) project!  

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been tunnelling the western segment of the Crosstown’s underground section, will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft located east of Allen Road.

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April 132015

Gas line relocation for future Keele Station - Starting the week of April 20, 2015

What work is starting?

What: Enbridge Gas Distribution will be relocating natural gas pipelines at the site of the future Keele Station.

Blue highlights indicate where works crews will occupy one lane.

Enbridge work map Apr 13 Read more »

April 012015

TBMs on the move April 17-20 - Specialized lift and move will result in road closures

What is happening?

Dennis and Lea, the tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that have been building the western segment of the Eglinton Crosstown’s underground tunnel, are getting ready for their own big move.

Over the weekend of April 17-20, 2015, Dennis and Lea will be lifted out of the extraction shaft located just west of Allen Road, and moved to the launch shaft just east of Allen Road. The TBMs are being moved in order to bypass the TTC subway line in this area. Read more »

March 262015

Gas line relocation for future Dufferin Station Starting the week of April 6, 2015

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with an underground central section. The line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and the new service will be up to 60 per cent faster than the bus service today. Read more »

March 262015

Return of Northcliffe Boulevard to One-Way Traffic Northbound

UPDATE: During construction at the intersection of Dufferin Street and Eglinton Avenue, Northcliffe Boulevard between Vaughan Road and Eglinton Avenue West was temporarily converted from a one-way northbound street to a two-way street.

The week of April 6th, Northcliffe Boulevard will return to a one way northbound street to accommodate Enbridge Gas Distribution gas line relocation. Traffic signage will be in place to reinforce the change.

Further construction on Northcliffe Boulevard can be expected. Information will be shared as it becomes available.  Read more »