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September 182015

Utility Relocation and Piling Works for the Emergency Exit Building near Petman Avenue

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are built in between stations when station platforms are more than approximately 760 metres apart to allow for easy evacuation of passengers. 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 on 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 at each EEB.

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September 152015

Update: Emergency Exit Building Construction near Petman Avenue

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are built in between stations when station platforms are more than approximately 760 metres apart to allow for easy evacuation of passengers. 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 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 at each EEB.

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September 032015

Monitoring Equipment Installation at intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West

Friday September 4 and Tuesday September 8 2015

What: Crews will continue installing monitoring equipment at the intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West. This equipment will measure important data related to the work of our tunnel boring machines underground.

Where: The equipment will continue to be installed within the roadway along Eglinton Avenue West and Avenue Road.

When: Specifically for the intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West of the monitoring equipment will be installed: Read more »

August 282015

Nightly Lane Reduction from Everdeen Road to Flanders Road - September 7, 8, and 10, 2015

What: Deck repair/maintenance is required for the decking area east of Allen Road on Eglinton. 

Where: Eglinton Avenue West from Everdeen Road to Flanders Road

When:  Monday September 7, Tuesday September 8, and Thursday September 10, 2015

  • Nightly closure will occur from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am 
  • Some work may be rescheduled or adjusted due to weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

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August 212015

Partial Road Closure for Gilgorm Road

Starting the week of August 24, 2015

What work is starting?

What: Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge) will need to close the south end of Gilgorm Road (at Eglinton Avenue West) in order to complete the relocation of natural gas pipelines.

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August 212015

Monitoring Equipment Installation at the intersection of Eglinton Avenue West and Bathurst Street

Monitoring equipment Bathurst Aug 2015

What: Monitoring equipment will be installed at Eglinton Avenue West and Bathurst Street. 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 »

August 202015

Update - Mount Pleasant Headwall Construction on the North Side of Eglinton

What phase of work is starting in the vicinity of Mount Pleasant Road? 

What:  Crews will build the Mount Pleasant headwall on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East, east and west of Mount Pleasant Road, for the future Mount Pleasant Station in advance of tunnel construction. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location.   Read more »

August 182015

The Fairbank Neighbourhood

The Fairbank neighbourhood is a reverse L-shape that stretches from Eglinton Avenue West between Chamberlain Avenue and Dufferin Street.

The Fairbank Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) was established in 2007 and it currently has more than 120 members.

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August 182015

Active Truck Staging Lane and Construction Compound

What: Both Tunnel Boring Machines have started tunnelling east of Allen Road to Yonge Street. The southbound Allen Road truck staging lane will be used to hold up to 4 trucks at a time as part of the operations. Additionally, the construction compound on the northbound Allen Road will be used as full time facility for staff and crews.   Read more »