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October 052015

Utility works and geotechnical tests scheduled for the future Keele Station

Over the next few months, crews will be conducting several investigative works in the vicinity of the future Keele Station.

Why: 

Metrolinx continues to build the Eglinton Crosstown Line (Line). It is now partnering with Crosstown Transit Solutions to design and construct the stations, tracks, and signaling system for the Line. Before starting construction on Keele Station, CTS will confirm and benchmark soil condition, noise and vibration levels, and the condition of buildings. Read more »

October 022015

Short- term Road Closures at Gilgorm Road for Removal of Grout Plant

What: The jet grout plant at Eglinton Avenue West and Gilgorm Road will no longer be needed and will be taken down over the next few weeks. This will result in road closures at the south end of Gilgorm Road. 

When: The demobilization of the plant has started and will continue over the next couple of weeks. The road closure is expected to start as early as October 2 and last for approximately six days. The site will no longer occupy the south end of Gilgorm Road after October 9.   Read more »

October 012015

Eglinton Crosstown Line Station and Stop Names

The Eglinton Crosstown Project is building the Eglinton Line, a 19-kilometre light rail transit (LRT) line that will run along Eglinton Avenue through the heart of Toronto, with a 10-kilometre 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 »

September 252015

East tunnel boring machines begin their journey!

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT tunnel boring machines 'Don' and 'Humber' will begin their journey westward on September 29, 2015, marking another milestone toward the completion of the new LRT. 

The westbound tunnelling will start from the launch shaft located east of Brentcliffe Rd. and will proceed towards Yonge St. Work on the western segment of the tunnel has been underway since June 2013 with four of the 6.5 kilometres already complete. All tunnelling work is expected to be finished by the end of 2016. Read more »

September 222015

Preparatory work for the future station at Keele Street - Monday September 28 to Thursday October 1, 2015

What: Crews will inspect the condition of sewer lines with a closed circuit television (CCTV) truck via manholes in the vicinity of the future station site. Where required, crews may also use a hydro-vac truck to clean and safely dispose of debris. Read more »

September 182015

Utility Relocation and Piling Works for the Emergency Exit Building near Petman Avenue

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are built in between stations when station platforms are more than approximately 760 metres apart to allow for easy evacuation of passengers. The construction of an EEB includes the building of an evacuation pathway, a set of stairs from the tunnel to ground level, and a small building on the surface. The scale of construction is similar to building a small-scale underground station. Generally, it takes up to 24 months to complete construction at each EEB.

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September 152015

Update: Emergency Exit Building Construction near Petman Avenue

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are built in between stations when station platforms are more than approximately 760 metres apart to allow for easy evacuation of passengers. The construction of an EEB includes the building of an evacuation pathway, a set of stairs from the tunnel to ground level, and a small building the surface. The scale of construction is similar to building a small-scale underground station. Generally, it takes up to 24 months to complete construction at each EEB.

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September 032015

Monitoring Equipment Installation at intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West

Friday September 4 and Tuesday September 8 2015

What: Crews will continue installing monitoring equipment at the intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West. This equipment will measure important data related to the work of our tunnel boring machines underground.

Where: The equipment will continue to be installed within the roadway along Eglinton Avenue West and Avenue Road.

When: Specifically for the intersection of Avenue Road and Eglinton Avenue West of the monitoring equipment will be installed: Read more »

August 282015

Nightly Lane Reduction from Everdeen Road to Flanders Road - September 7, 8, and 10, 2015

What: Deck repair/maintenance is required for the decking area east of Allen Road on Eglinton. 

Where: Eglinton Avenue West from Everdeen Road to Flanders Road

When:  Monday September 7, Tuesday September 8, and Thursday September 10, 2015

  • Nightly closure will occur from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am 
  • Some work may be rescheduled or adjusted due to weather conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

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