Installation of Temporary Traffic Signals at North and South Service Roads at Kennedy Station

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September 11, 2018

What Work is Taking Place?

In support of construction of the future Kennedy Station, crews will be installing new traffic signals 160m east of Kennedy Road and Eglinton Avenue East.

Crews will install temporary traffic poles at each corner of the Service Roads, east of Kennedy Road, and then hang cables and new temporary traffic signals between the poles. Following installation, the temporary signals will be tested.

Once testing is complete the new temporary traffic signals will come into effect.

Hours of Work

  • Beginning Wednesday, September 12, 2018 to Friday, September 21, 2018.
  • Work is expected to occur between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM. 
  • Work may be rescheduled due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

What to Expect

  • Nearby residents and businesses can expect to hear trucks and other construction equipment used to perform construction activities.
  • Aerial work platforms will be used for overhead work.
  • Motorists can expect delays and intermittent traffic disruptions when traveling through the intersection.

Traffic and Pedestrian Impacts

  • Existing crosswalk and sidewalk closures will remain in effect.
  • Signage will be in place to direct pedestrians to alternate routes.
  • A minimum of two lanes of traffic in each direction on Eglinton Avenue East and Kennedy Road will be maintained.
  • As always, please take care when travelling near work site.
  • Paid-Duty Police Officers will be present during this work. 

Transit Information

  • TTC bus stops in the work area may be relocated for the safety of transit riders. Please watch for posted signs indicating the adjusted locations.
  • Relocation and re-routing of bus stops is done in consultation with TTC to ensure construction can continue safely while minimizing impact on the community and customers. 

Stay Informed

Sign up for e-mail updates at http://www.thecrosstown.ca/sign-up or download the aCrosstown traffic app to get real-time traffic and transit information for the Eglinton corridor.

 

For more information, please contact Phil Rodriques at the East Community Office.

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

Please support your local businesses during construction.

 

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