Guideway Barrier Wall Construction on Eglinton Avenue, east of Swift and Credit Union Drive

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October 1, 2020

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will begin constructing guideway barrier walls and concrete road base on Eglinton Avenue East, east of the Swift and Credit Union Drive intersection as early as October 5, 2020. To accommodate these activities, a traffic change will be implemented and remain in place approximately one month.  All works are in support of the construction of the Crosstown LRT tracks and guideway (dedicated transit lane), in the centre of Eglinton Avenue East.

What to Expect

Eastbound and westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane on Eglinton Avenue East, east of Swift and Credit Union Drive.

Hours of Work

  • Work will begin as early as October 5, 2020 and continue for approximately one (1) month.
  • Work may occur from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., seven (7) days per week, Monday through Sunday.
  • Work may be rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Traffic and Pedestrian Details

  • Eastbound and westbound traffic will be reduced to one (1) lane on Eglinton Avenue East, east of Swift and Credit Union Drive.
  • There will be no changes to the existing turn movements.
  • There will be no changes to the existing pedestrian routes for these works.  
  • The west and north crosswalks will remain closed.
  • The sidewalk on the north side of Eglinton Avenue, west of Swift Drive will remain closed.

Transit Information

  • There will be no changes to the existing TTC bus routes or stops for these works.

Other Information

  • Due to the nature of this work, at times there may be noise around the work area.

 

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