Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring at Cedarvale Station

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September 6, 2016

What Work is Taking Place?


  • Geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring is required for the protection of the existing buildings and underground utilities by monitoring movements of the ground, support of excavation, utilities, structures and groundwater regime, prior, during and following construction in order to assess the need for implementation of mitigation measures.
  • Crews will drill approximately 12 boreholes in the Cedarvale Station area to install geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring equipment. 


  • Work is expected to begin as early as mid-September 2016.
  • Work is permitted between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM, 7 days a week.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • Work is subject to permits and all relevant approvals, and may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • Equipment and work trucks will be present along the Eglinton Avenue West corridor, between Park Hill Road and Strathearn Road, as crews move from one hole to the next.
  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to hear noise related to drilling, saw-cutting, hydro-vaccing, and the use of heavy equipment. 

Short-Term Traffic & Pedestrian Details

  • Existing traffic conditions, pedestrian walkways and property access will be maintained at all times.
  •  As always, please take care when travelling near work sites.

The construction set-up will shift often.

Please look for posted signage as you travel through the area



Thank you for your patience as we work to build this important project 


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