Decommissioning Monitoring Wells - Zone Five - May 4-19, 2020

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April 30, 2020

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews have begun decommissioning monitoring wells across the alignment. The wells served as part of the Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring Program (GIMP) during the tunneling phase of construction. Crews will be decommissioning wells as far west as Emmett Avenue and Eglinton Avenue West, and work their way as far east as Kennedy Road. The wells are divided into 10 zones. Some wells will require temporary lane reductions in the area. When a lane reduction is required, one lane will remain open, and two-way traffic will be controlled by traffic control personnel and Paid Duty Officers.

Zone Five – Duncannon Drive to Duplex Avenue

As early as Monday May 4, crews will move into zone five. Decommissioning will take approximately two hours. Upon completion, crews will move to the next well, beginning at Duncannon Drive working their way east towards Duplex Avenue.

Hours of Work

  • As early as Monday May 4 until as early as Tuesday May 19.
  • Decommissioning will begin as early 9:00am until 4:00pm.
  • Occasional night work may be required, beginning as early as 8:00pm until 7:00am.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.
  • This work may be longer or shorter than expected.

Work Area Map

What to Expect

  • Crews will be using a drill rig to decommission monitoring wells from the tunneling phase of the Eglinton Crosstown construction.
  • Occasional lane reductions may be required, depending on the location of the well.
  • Eglinton Ave W and adjacent streets will remain open.
  • Property access will be maintained.
  • Expect delays when travelling near work zones.

Traffic Details

  • Access to properties will be maintained.
  • All current construction staging for Crosstown work zones will remain in place.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.
  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.

Travelling Smart During Construction

Travel delays are expected with Crosstown construction. Please allow extra time for your journey. Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during Crosstown construction. When possible, please travel during the off-peak period between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

 

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