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March 19 2015

Temporary Road Closure

What:  Toronto Water shut off water this morning to residents and businesses between Kane Avenue and Scott Road along Eglinton Avenue and from Eglinton Avenue south to Cameron Avenue (one block). 

Why: Crews working on a passage way connecting the twin tunnels of the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) noticed water and soil leakage last evening. 

As a precaution to prevent any issues such as flooding, work was stopped immediately and this incident was reported to City authorities.  Read more »

March 16 2015

Emergency Exit Building near Petman Avenue - Temporary Partial Driveway Closure and Rolling Lane Restrictions

What & Where:  As part of current work to construction an emergency exit building near Petman Avenue, crews will be relocating Toronto Hydro utilities on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East, between Cardiff Road and Forman Avenue. This work will occur in two stages and will temporarily block some driveways on the north side of Eglinton. Vehicles will be able to access the above noted addresses, at all times. Read more »

March 16 2015

Monitoring Equipment Installation along Eglinton Avenue East

What: Monitoring equipment will be installed at major intersections along Eglinton Avenue East. This equipment will measure noise and vibration that may be related to the work of our tunnel boring machines underground. These measurements will allow construction crews to adjust tunnelling activities along Eglinton Avenue East if needed.   Read more »

March 12 2015

Yonge & Eglinton Avenue East Extraction Shaft Work Shifting to North Lanes

What: Work on the construction of the tunnel boring machine extraction shaft located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street continues. The next stage of work is set to begin, and will involve construction shifting back to the north lanes of Eglinton Avenue. This work will include daylighting and relocating utilities.

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March 06 2015

Parking in the vicinity of Bathurst, Chaplin and Avenue during Construction

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 »

March 06 2015

Yonge & Eglinton Avenue East Extraction Shaft Work Shifting to Centre Lanes

What: Work on the construction of the tunnel boring machine extraction shaft located within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street continues. The next stage of work is set to begin, and will involve construction shifting to the centre lanes of Eglinton Avenue. This work will include daylighting and relocating utilities.

When: Work shifting to the centre lanes is expected to start as soon as March 9, 2015. Timelines may be adjusted due to weather conditions and/or unforeseen circumstances.  Read more »

March 05 2015

UPDATE – Construction Shifts to the South Side of Eglinton for Bathurst Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels

What we are building

What: Since October 2014, crews have been building headwalls for the future Bathurst Station ahead of the arrival of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs). Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the underground station.  Read more »

March 02 2015

Avenue Station Headwall Construction for Twin Tunnels Stage 2 – West Headwalls

What we are building?

What: In this phase of construction, crews will be building the west headwalls for the future Avenue Station.  Headwalls are underground support walls located at the east and west ends of the station location. Following the site preparation, crews will be installing these underground station headwalls in advance of the arrival of the tunnel boring machines to the area.  Work on the east headwalls began in January and is still ongoing. Read more »

February 12 2015

Temporary Bridge Deck Installation on Eglinton Avenue

What we are building

What: Crews will be installing a temporary bridge deck on Eglinton Avenue for the future planned move of the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) from the extraction shaft. The TBMs will be moved from the extraction shaft on the west side of Allen Road to the launch shaft under construction on the east side of Allen Road. This bridge deck will facilitate the movement of the TBMs and is not for public use. Read more »

February 12 2015

Monitoring Equipment Installation Work near Yonge Street: Temporary Closure of Southbound Holly Street from Eglinton

What we are building

What: Crews will be installing monitoring equipment on the west side of Holly Street, just south of Eglinton Avenue. This work is required prior to building support headwalls and an extraction shaft within the Eglinton Avenue roadway on the east side of Yonge Street, and is in addition to the current construction activities on the north side of Eglinton Avenue.   Read more »