Geotechnical Investigations and Interior Removals at Eglinton West Station

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April 3, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

To accommodate upcoming shoring activities for the new Cedarvale LRT Station, crews will be conducting geotechnical investigations and interior removals within Eglinton West Station. The work will involve hoarding a small portion of the station, and conducting the investigations and removing some elements of the existing station within that work zone. Access to the TTC Eglinton West Subway Station will be maintained at all times.

Timing

  • The work is expected to begin as early as April 3, 2018 and last for approximately 3-4 weeks.
  • Initial hoarding activities will occur during TTC off-revenue hours (2am-6am).
  • Geotechnical investigations will occur during regular working hours (7am-11pm).
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.

Transit Access

  • Access to the TTC Eglinton West Subway Station will be maintained at all times

What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect noise in the area caused by a mini crane, drill rig, loaders, trucks and other construction equipment, as well as dust from drilling activity and debris removal.
  • In addition to construction activity, residents can expect to see equipment and material storage within designated work zones.
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours, but may do so at its discretion.
  • All access to businesses will be maintained throughout construction.

Travelling Smart During Construction 

  • Travel delays are expected with construction. Please allow extra time for your journey.
  • Traffic will be extra heavy at peak periods during the Eglinton Crosstown LRT construction.
  • Download the free ‘aCrosstown’ traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for Eglinton Avenue.