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April 172014

Chaplin Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels - Stage 1

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.

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April 142014

Median Restorations on Eglinton Avenue at Keele Street

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue including an underground central section and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What:  Crews will be reinstalling medians on Eglinton Avenue West at the intersection of Keele St and Trethewey Dr. Traffic signal poles and associated lights will also be reinstated. Once the medians are reinstated line painting will re-establish existing lanes. Read more »

March 252014

Laird Station East Headwall Construction & Water Main Relocation for Twin Tunnels Stage One (Spring – Summer 2014)

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue. It includes an underground central section from Keele Street to Laird Drive, and will bring transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

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March 182014

Keelesdale Park Bridge Entrance

When:  Opened Fall 2013

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT

Rapid and reliable transit is coming to the centre of Toronto. The Crosstown will move Torontonians to work, school and play faster than ever before, reducing travel times and enhancing our economy and our environment. The Crosstown will run underground between Keele Street and Laird Drive, with trips up to 60% faster than today.

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March 142014

Steel Beam / Pile Removal on Eglinton West Near Glen Cedar Road (Stage 2) - Update

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue. It includes an underground central section from Keele Street to Laird Drive, and will bring transit service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What work is starting?

What: Crews will be removing steel beams or piles in conflict with The Crosstown tunnel route located on the south side of Eglinton Avenue West near Glen Cedar Road. Read more »

March 142014

Immediate Sewer Repair on Eglinton at Oakwood

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue including an underground central section and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What: Crews will be repairing a small section of City of Toronto sewer adjacent to the sidewalk on Eglinton Ave, west of Oakwood Ave for several weeks.
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March 142014

Construction in the Vicinity of Chaplin Crescent

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.

What phase of work is starting in the vicinity of Chaplin Crescent? Read more »

March 032014

Eglinton Closed at Dufferin Street for Weekend Construction

Eglinton Closed at Dufferin Street for Weekend Construction

March 7th - 10th and March 14th - 17th, 2014

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue including an underground central section and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

What:  Installation of piles for the building of the station headwalls in the centre of the Eglinton Avenue will require two full road closures of Eglinton Avenue West at Dufferin Street. Read more »

February 182014

Caledonia Hydro Relocation: Late Spring 2014

The Eglinton Crosstown is a transit project that will provide rapid and reliable service across Eglinton Avenue including an underground central section and will be up to 60% faster than bus service today.

Work is Progressing

What: Crews are relocating various utilities for the construction of the Caledonia Station headwalls. Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the future station location. Initial utility relocation work and installation of headwalls began in May 2013 and will continue until late spring 2014. Read more »

February 132014

Open Letter to the Residents of Eglinton Avenue and Allen Road Area

Dear Neighbour:

Re: Traffic Congestion and Pedestrian Safety at Allen Road/Eglinton Avenue

The Eglinton Crosstown is a light rail transit (LRT) line that will run across Eglinton Avenue between Mount Dennis (Weston Road) and Kennedy Station. This 19-kilometre corridor will include a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive.  It will provide a rapid and reliable service that will be up to 60% faster than bus service today, when it is completed in 2020. Read more »