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January 082015

Cross Passage Headwall Construction near Duncannon Drive - Stage 1

What we are building?

What: A cross passage is a tunnel cut between two other parallel tunnels required 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 »

January 082015

Retour sur l’année 2014

Le projet Eglinton Crosstown est une ligne de transport léger sur rail (TLR) de 19 kilomètres qui longera Eglinton Avenue au cœur de Toronto et comprendra un tunnel souterrain de 10 kilomètres dans sa section centrale. Lorsqu’elle sera terminée, la ligne reliera Mount Dennis, à l’ouest, à Kennedy Road, à l’est, et offrira un service jusqu’à 60 % plus rapide que le service d’autobus actuel.  Read more »

January 082015

2014 Year-in-Review

The Eglinton Crosstown is a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with a 10-kilmetre underground tunnel in its central section. When it’s complete, the line will connect Mount Dennis in the west to Kennedy Road in the east, and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today. Read more »

January 082015

Avenue Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels

What we are building?

What: In this phase of construction, crews will be building the headwalls for the future Avenue Station. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location. Following the site preparation, crews will be installing these underground station headwalls in advance of the twin tunnel construction. Read more »

December 192014

Emergency Exit Building Construction Stage 1 – Utility Relocation Work on the North Side of Eglinton at Petman Avenue

What:  Crews will relocate underground utilities beneath the Eglinton Avenue roadway and in the vicinity of Petman Avenue. Read more »

December 092014

Overnight Lane Reduction on Eglinton Avenue West to a Single Lane between Flanders Road and Everden Road

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 10 p.m. to. Thursday, December 11th 2014, 5 a.m.

What:  Crews will be working on the Eglinton Ave West road decking near at the launch shaft. 

Where:  On Eglinton Ave West near Allen Road between Flanders Road and Everden Rd, Read more »

December 052014

Utility Relocation Work near Yonge Street for Extraction Shaft - Temporary Closure of Holly Street

What we are building

What: Crews are working on advanced utility construction and relocation prior to the building of support headwalls and an extraction shaft, located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street.  Read more »

November 172014

Cross Passage Construction Update – November 2014

Information as of November 5, 2014

What is the Crosstown?

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. 

Did you know? Read more »

October 302014

UPDATED: Utility Relocation Work near Yonge Street for Crosstown Tunelling

What we are building

What: Crews will be working on advanced utility construction and relocation prior to the  building of support headwalls and an extraction shaft, located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street.  Read more »

October 292014

Emergency Exit Building Construction - Continued Closure of Donlea Drive at Eglinton Avenue East - Phase 2

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are used to evacuate passengers from tunnels in the event of an emergency at track level during operation. An EEB is being built close to Donlea Drive.

What work is starting? Read more »