**UPDATE** Hollis Street Closure for Storm and Sanitary Sewer Installation: November – December, 2020

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October 20, 2020

PLEASE NOTE THIS WORK HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


What Work is Taking Place?

The installation of a new storm and sanitary system on Hollis Street has been delayed and is now scheduled to start as early as Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Hollis Street will be closed at Weston Road to all vehicular traffic, including resident vehicles, for approximately five (5) weeks while this work takes place. Pedestrian access to properties will be maintained. Crews will be working from as early as 7:00am until 6:00pm, Monday to Friday.

 

Alternative parking arrangements will be provided to affected properties. Arrangements will be coordinated by the contractor, Crosslinx Transit Solutions - Constructors. If you have not been contacted by a member of the Crosslinx team, please contact the West Crosstown Community Office at crosstown@metrolinx.com or 416-782-8118 for information. Updates will be provided periodically as the work progresses.

 

What to Expect

Crews will be excavating approximately five meters in the roadway to install a new storm and sanitary system on Hollis Street. Vehicular access to Hollis Street will be restricted. Concrete barriers, fencing, and other material will be erected to secure the work zone. This work will involve two traffic configurations, however Hollis St will remain closed for duration of the installation.  Site lighting may be required and noise from construction equipment such as excavators, loaders, and trucks can be expected.

 

HOURS OF WORK

  • Hollis Street will be closed from as early as Wednesday, November 18, for approximately five (5) weeks
  •  Crews will be working as early as 7:00am until 6:00pm, Monday to Friday
  •  Occasional weekend and evening work may be required
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances
  • The contractor may not always work during the permitted hours but may do so at its discretion
  • This work may take longer or shorter than expected

 

TRAFFIC IMPACTS

 

  •  Hollis Street will be closed to all vehicular traffic
  • Driveways for 1167, 1161, and 1151 Weston Rd will be closed
  • Emergency Services access to Hollis Street will be maintained
  • Waste and recycling collection services will be maintained. Crews will move the bins to the roadway and return them for residents affected
  • No major impacts to TTC bus service

 

PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS

  • Intermittent sidewalk interruptions may occur throughout the duration of this work
  • Access to businesses and properties will be maintained