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January 182016

Utility works and geotechnical tests scheduled for the future Caledonia, Dufferin Oakwood, Bathurst and Chaplin LRT Stations

Starting in early January, a work crew will be seen conducting survey, locating utilities, and drilling boreholes to obtain additional information of sub-surface utilities and ground conditions near the future LRT Stations for Caledonia, Dufferin, Oakwood, Bathurst and Chaplin. Read more »

January 142016

Stage 2: Bayview Headwall Construction – Shift to North Side of Eglinton Avenue East

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be shifting construction to the north lanes on Eglinton Avenue East to continue constructing the east and west headwalls for the future Bayview Station in advance of the tunnelling works.  Read more »

January 122016

Surface Monitoring Equipment Installation - Eglinton Avenue West from Heddington Avenue to Braemar Avenue

What:

Surface monitoring equipment is required for installation in the identified area. This equipment will measure important data related to the work of our TBMs (tunnel boring machines) underground. These measurements will guide construction crews in determining if adjustments are needed for tunnelling activities along Eglinton Avenue West.

When: Read more »

January 082016

Sewer Work – Eglinton Avenue East between Banff Road and Bayview Avenue

What: To prepare for west headwall construction for the future Bayview Station, crews are rehabilitating and upgrading an existing underground sewer on Eglinton Avenue East between east of Banff Road and west of Bayview Avenue. 

When: Work began in December, 2015, and will continue for several weeks. Work may be rescheduled or adjusted due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Please be advised:  Read more »

January 082016

Sewer Work – Eglinton Avenue East between Banff Road and Bayview Avenue

What: To prepare for west headwall construction for the future Bayview Station, crews are rehabilitating and upgrading an existing underground sewer on Eglinton Avenue East between east of Banff Road and west of Bayview Avenue. 

When: Work began in December, 2015, and will continue for several weeks. Work may be rescheduled or adjusted due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

Please be advised:  Read more »

January 062016

Preparatory and Early Works Activities Scheduled January-March 2016

Over the next few months, crews will be conducting several activities along the Eglinton Line around the Eglinton Maintenance and Storage facility and the future stations of Keele and Dufferin.

Why: Metrolinx continues to build the Eglinton Crosstown Line (Line). It is now partnering with Crosstown Transit Solutions (CTS) to design and construct the stations and stops, track work, and signaling system. To prepare for construction across the Line, CTS will conduct a number of preparatory and early works activities around each of the underground stations. Read more »

January 062016

Monitoring Equipment Installation along Eglinton Avenue West from Warren Road to Castle Knock Avenue

What: Monitoring equipment continues to be installed along Eglinton Avenue West. This equipment will measure important data related to the work of our tunnel boring machines underground. These measurements will allow construction crews to adjust tunnelling activities along Eglinton Avenue West if needed.   Read more »

January 062016

Utility works and geotechnical tests taking place near the future Don Mills (Crosstown) Station

This is an update to let you know that bore hole activities that have been taking place near the future Don Mills Station since mid-December 2015 will continue to the week of January 11, 2016. 

Why: Read more »

January 062016

Geotechnical tests continue at the future Yonge (Crosstown) Station until January 9, 2016

This notice is to update you that the geotechnical activities that have been taking place in your area since mid-December 2015 will end by January 9, 2016. We thank you for your patience as we continue to build the Eglinton Crosstown.

Why: Read more »

December 182015

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

Dear Neighbour:

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit that includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunneled portion, we have tunnel boring machines (TBMs) operating around the clock - 24 hours a day, seven days week.

On average, the tunnel boring machines each travel about 10 metres per day. TBMs are working about 20 metres below ground, but we do sometimes hear from nearby residents who may experience vibration from the TBMs as they pass through the area. Read more »