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February 242016

Temporary Closure of Holly Street at Eglinton Avenue East

What we are building

What: Holly Street will be temporarily closed, due to continued work on the construction of the extraction shaft located on the south side of Eglinton Avenue East, east of Yonge Street. This work will involve daylighting and relocating utilities. Depending on site conditions, gas, hydro, water mains, sewers, traffic and street lighting, as well as telephone lines, will be relocated to allow for heavy civil construction.   Read more »

February 242016

Demolition Work for Future Eglinton Station

What work is starting?

In February 2016, crews began conducting preparatory activities in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue West vicinity to make way for the future Eglinton Station.

Upcoming Works – Demolition Read more »

February 242016

Demolition Work at Future Avenue Station

Upcoming Work – Demolition and Selective Street Furniture Removal Read more »

February 242016

Demolition Work for Future Laird Station

What work is starting?

In February 2016, crews began conducting preparatory activities and utilities works including surveying, locating utilities, and drilling boreholes to obtain additional information of sub-surface utilities and ground conditions in the Laird Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East vicinity to make way for the future Laird Station.

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February 122016

Demolition Work for Forest Hill (formerly Bathurst) Station

In February 2016, crews began conducting preparatory activities in the Bathurst Street and Eglinton Avenue West vicinity to make way for the future Forest Hill Station. Read more »

February 122016

Next Stage: Bayview Headwall Construction – Shift to South Side and Middle Lanes on Eglinton Avenue East

What work is starting?

What: Crews will continue constructing the east and west headwalls for the future Bayview Station in advance of the tunnelling works.  On the east side of Bayview Avenue, crews will be shifting construction to the middle lanes on Eglinton Avenue East. On the west side of Bayview Avenue, crews will be shifting construction to the south side of Eglinton Avenue East. Read more »

February 052016

Photography Drive Bridge Demolition

What is happening?

The first step in the construction of the Mount Dennis Station requires the demolition of the Photography Drive Bridge deck, which was closed in 2002. The Photography Drive Bridge is located over Eglinton Avenue West between Black Creek Drive and Weston Road. Eglinton will be closed between these streets during the demolition.

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February 052016

Eglinton Avenue East (Near Yonge) Extraction Shaft Work - Shifting to South Lanes

What we are building

What: Crews will be shifting construction to the south lanes on Eglinton Avenue East to continue work on the tunnel boring machine (TBM) extraction shaft located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street. This work will include, heavy civil construction; installation of secant piles, jet grouting, daylighting and relocating utilities.  Read more »

February 012016

Tunnelling: What you may experience

Dear Neighbour:

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive.For the tunnelled portion, we have tunnel boring machines (TBMs) operating around the clock - 24 hours a day, seven days week.

On average, the tunnel boring machines each travel approximately 10-15 metres per day. TBMs are working approximately 16-20 metres below ground, but we sometimes hear from nearby residents who may experience noise and vibration from the TBMs as they pass through the area. Read more »

January 282016

Continuing Preparatory Works for the Future Keelesdale Station

Since December 2015, crews have been conducting preparatory activities along Eglinton Avenue West in the vicinity of the future Keelesdale (formerly Keele) Station to prepare for the next phase of construction of the Eglinton Crosstown. Work will continue through winter 2015/2016 in advance of the construction of the Keelesdale Station, which will begin in spring 2016.

What work is starting and where? 

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