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June 242016

Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Investigation on Eglinton Avenue East at Leslie Street

In preparation for construction of the surface level section of the Eglinton Crosstown, crews will begin conducting preparatory activities and utility works including surveying, locating utilities, and drilling boreholes to obtain additional information on sub-surface utilities and ground conditions in various locations along Eglinton.

What work is starting? Read more »

June 232016

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunnelled portion, locomotives run along interim track and transport materials and haul spoils in and out of the tunnels to the extraction shafts. Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) and muck removal operations run around the clock - 24 hours a day. Read more »

June 222016

Mount Pleasant Dewatering to Commence Week of June 20, 2016

What work is starting?

What: Dewatering will commence to allow crews to perform scheduled maintenance on the tunnel boring machines. Dewatering wells were installed in advance of the arrival of the tunnel boring machines.  Read more »

June 222016

Eglinton Park

We met with the community on June 21 to discuss the use of a portion of Eglinton Park for building the future Avenue station. Here is the presentation if you missed us: Read more »

June 212016

Utility Relocations at Laird Station

What work is Taking Place?

  • Pending a City of Toronto permit, work will commence to relocate existing Bell utilities at the southwest corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive and to make way for the future Laird station.

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June 172016

Enbridge Gas Distribution Line Relocation for Science Centre Station

What work is Taking Place?

  • To accommodate the new Eglinton Crosstown, Enbridge is required to relocate a gas line.
  • Work will start as early as June 20, 2016 and last for approximately six weeks.

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June 152016

South Eglinton Avenue Sidewalk Restoration at Mount Pleasant Road

What work is starting?

What: Following the completion of headwall construction, crews will restore the sidewalk on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East.

Why: This restoration work is required to return the Mount Pleasant Road and Eglinton Avenue intersection to its original condition after headwall construction, completed in early 2016 for the future Mount Pleasant station.  Read more »

June 132016

Overnight Construction at Bayview and Eglinton Intersection

What work is starting?

What: Removal of the jet-grout delivery trench and road surface restoration within the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East.

When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 5:00 a.m.

Where: Crews will be working within the intersection at Bayview Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East.   Read more »

June 132016

Road Restoration on Eglinton Avenue East, west of Mount Pleasant Road

What work is starting?

What: Following the completion of Mount Pleasant headwall work, road surface restoration is required on Eglinton Avenue East, west of Mount Pleasant Road to Brownlow Avenue.

When: Starting approximately from Tuesday, June 14, 2016 until approximately Friday, June 17, 2016.

Where: Crews will be working in the middle lanes on Eglinton Avenue East, west of Mount Pleasant Road to Brownlow Avenue. Read more »