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July 182014

Allen Road Area – Sidewalk Detours

From Monday, July 21, 2014 onwards, pedestrian access to Eglinton West Station will be re-routed to facilitate the construction of the extraction shaft in the vicinity of the southbound Allen Road Ramp.

Pedestrian Details

Allen road sidewalk detours updated July 24 2014 Read more »

July 182014

Update: Cross Passage Headwall Construction near Vesta Drive - Stage 1

What we are building

What: A cross passage is a tunnel cut between two other parallel tunnels for maintenance or emergency purposes. Crews will be building one headwall for the future cross-passage required for future maintenance of the tunnels. Read more »

July 172014

Work Zones to be shifted to the South Side of Eglinton at Chaplin

What is the purpose of the construction work at Chaplin?

Station headwalls create the frame for future underground stations, and are required to be in place prior to the arrival of tunnel boring machines at each of the station locations along the Eglinton Crosstown route. Construction of the headwalls requires a grout plant to be established nearby to pump a form of concrete, otherwise known as “grout”, to the station headwall location. Read more »

July 162014

Continuation of Quality Testing of Headwall at Oakwood

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue including an underground central section and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What: Crews will perform some core holes for quality testing at the Oakwood headwall locations.

Where: The work zone will be on the north west side of Eglinton Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue. Read more »

July 082014

Launch Shaft Welding Overnight Work at Allen Road until end of Summer 2014

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue. It includes an underground central section from Keele Street to Laird Drive, bring transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What work is starting?

What: Crews will conduct overnight welding work at the launch shaft at Allen Road. During the day, crews will be building and installing a road deck for a future traffic shift for the continuing work of the launch shaft. Read more »

July 032014

Laird Station East Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels Stages One & Two – Reminder

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit 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% faster than the bus service today. Read more »

July 022014

Rolling Lane Closures on Sutherland Drive at Eglinton Avenue East - Week of June 23, 2014

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% faster than the bus service today.

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be installing ground movement monitoring equipment.   Read more »

June 242014

Letter to residents addressing traffic concerns in the Chaplin and Eglinton area.

Dear Neighbour:

The Eglinton Crosstown is a light rail transit (LRT) line that will run across Eglinton Avenue between Mount Dennis (Weston Road) and Kennedy Station. This 19-kilometre corridor will include a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. It will provide a rapid and reliable service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today, when it is completed in 2020. Read more »

June 232014

Headwall Construction on the West of Yonge Street - Traffic Update for Edith Drive

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% faster than bus service today.

What we are building

What: Crews will be building headwalls for the future Eglinton Station. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location. Read more »