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May 14 2015

Gas line relocation for future Oakwood Station - Starting the week of June 1st, 2015

What work is starting?

What: Enbridge Gas Distribution (Enbridge) will be relocating natural gas pipelines at the site of the future Oakwood Station. Blue highlights indicate where work crews will occupy one lane of the road.

Map - Oakwood - Enbridge Read more »

May 08 2015

Temporary Water Shut Off - Saturday, May 9, 2015

What:  There will be a temporary water shut off on Saturday, May 9th. Between 6:00am and 9:00am, there will be no water available from the taps.  

When:  Saturday, May 9, 2015, 6:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M.

Where:  Temporary water shut off will be experienced at the following addresses:

  • 20, 30, 40, 50 Eglinton Avenue East (north side)

Why:  Construction on the water main is part of the continued construction of the extraction shaft.  Read more »

May 05 2015

Mount Pleasant Public School Meeting May 5

On Monday, May 4, Councillor Josh Matlow hosted a public meeting with the TDSB, parents of children attending Eglinton Junior Public School and Metrolinx to discuss station construction plans regarding the location of a vent shaft on school property, and general construction staging activities regarding the setup of a jet grout plant nearby. Read more »

May 04 2015

What kind of work is upcoming in the vicinity of Bayview Avenue?

bayview station rendering

Utility Relocation: The first stage of work in this area is utility relocation. Construction of headwalls requires some utilities such as hydro, gas, water, telecommunication, etc. to be moved safely out of the way in advance of tunnel and station construction. Read more »

May 04 2015

Parking in the vicinity of Mount Pleasant, Bayview and Laird during construction

crosstown alignment map

Transforming transit across the middle of Toronto is a significant undertaking and requires a lot of coordination. Construction is visible along the Eglinton corridor and on many side streets while we work to build this important transit project. In some cases, there will be short-term local street closures, turning and parking restrictions to allow for the construction to take place Read more »

May 04 2015

Stage 2 Cross Passage Construction near Locksley Ave. and Alameda Ave.


A cross passage is a tunnel cut between two other parallel tunnels required for maintenance or emergency purposes. 

Stage 2:  Cross Passage Construction near Locksley Ave. and Alameda Ave. Stage 2 work involves the placing of a generator and a dewatering treatment tank occupying a short curb lane restriction for approximately 6 months.  

Where:  Read more »

April 27 2015

Cross Passage Headwall Construction near Duncannon Drive Continues - Stage 2

What we are building

What: A cross passage is a tunnel cut between two other parallel tunnels required for maintenance or emergency purposes. Crews will be building one headwall for the future cross-passage required for future maintenance of the tunnels.  Read more »

April 23 2015

Lane Reduction near 666 Eglinton Avenue East – Saturday, April 25

What/Where: Crews will be installing a hydro pole on City of Toronto property near 666 Eglinton Avenue east. 

Why:  The next stages of Emergency Exit Building construction near Leaside High School requires some hydro utility relocation.   Specifically, a hydro pole needs to be installed and overhead hydro wires relocated.

When:   Read more »

April 22 2015

Utility Relocation Work for Emergency Exit Building on South Side of Eglinton - Temporary Closure of Petman Avenue

Emergency exit buildings (EEBs) are built in between the stations when station platforms are more than approximately 760 metres apart to allow for easy evacuation of passengers during an emergency situation. The construction of an EEB includes the building of an evacuation pathway, a set of stairs from the tunnel to ground level, and a small building at the surface. The scale of construction is similar to building a small-scale underground station. Generally, it takes up to 24 months to complete construction of each EEB. Read more »

April 22 2015

Three Hour Parking – Tarlton Road Eglinton Avenue West to College View Avenue

What:  Maximum 3 hour parking will be allowed on Tarlton Road for the duration of this phase of construction on Eglinton Avenue.

Why:  On-street parking will not be available within the vicinity of construction along Eglinton Avenue between Bathurst Street and Avenue Road. To alleviate the loss of parking on Eglinton Avenue during construction, the City of Toronto, in collaboration with Metrolinx, will be adjusting the parking restrictions in certain sections to accommodate parking for the neighbourhood and businesses.     Read more »