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March 162015

Monitoring Equipment Installation along Eglinton Avenue East

What: Monitoring equipment will be installed at major intersections along Eglinton Avenue East. This equipment will measure noise and vibration that may be related to the work of our tunnel boring machines underground. These measurements will allow construction crews to adjust tunnelling activities along Eglinton Avenue East if needed.   Read more »

March 122015

Yonge & Eglinton Avenue East Extraction Shaft Work Shifting to North Lanes

What: Work on the construction of the tunnel boring machine extraction shaft located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street continues. The next stage of work is set to begin, and will involve construction shifting back to the north lanes of Eglinton Avenue. This work will include daylighting and relocating utilities.

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March 062015

Parking in the vicinity of Bathurst, Chaplin and Avenue during Construction

Transforming transit across the middle of Toronto is a significant undertaking and requires a lot of coordination. Construction is visible along the Eglinton corridor and on many side streets while we work to build this important transit project. In some cases, there will be short-term local street closures, turning and parking restrictions to allow for the construction to take place. Read more »

March 062015

Yonge & Eglinton Avenue East Extraction Shaft Work Shifting to Centre Lanes

What: Work on the construction of the tunnel boring machine extraction shaft located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street continues. The next stage of work is set to begin, and will involve construction shifting to the centre lanes of Eglinton Avenue. This work will include daylighting and relocating utilities.

When: Work shifting to the centre lanes is expected to start as soon as March 9, 2015. Timelines may be adjusted due to weather conditions and/or unforeseen circumstances.  Read more »

March 052015

UPDATE – Construction Shifts to the South Side of Eglinton for Bathurst Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels

What we are building

What: Since October 2014, crews have been building headwalls for the future Bathurst Station ahead of the arrival of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs). Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the underground station.  Read more »

March 022015

Avenue Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels Stage 2 – West Headwalls

What we are building?

What: In this phase of construction, crews will be building the west 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 arrival of the tunnel boring machines to the area.  Work on the east headwalls began in January and is still ongoing. Read more »

February 122015

Temporary Bridge Deck Installation on Eglinton Avenue

What we are building

What: Crews will be installing a temporary bridge deck on Eglinton Avenue for the future planned move of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) from the extraction shaft. The TBMs will be moved from the extraction shaft on the west side of Allen Road to the launch shaft under construction on the east side of Allen Road. This bridge deck will facilitate the movement of the TBMs and is not for public use. Read more »

February 122015

Monitoring Equipment Installation Work near Yonge Street: Temporary Closure of Southbound Holly Street from Eglinton

What we are building

What: Crews will be installing monitoring equipment on the west side of Holly Street, just south of Eglinton Avenue. This work is required prior to building support headwalls and an extraction shaft within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street, and is in addition to the current construction activities on the north side of Eglinton Avenue.   Read more »

February 102015

UPDATE: Bathurst Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels

What we are building

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

February 062015

Tree Removal and Protection in the vicinity of 440 Eglinton Avenue East

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be removing a tree, which is adjacent to Eglinton Avenue East in the vicinity of 440 Eglinton Avenue East. Read more »