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February 222018

Laird - Leaside Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

he construction liaison committee meeting of Leaside and Laird Stations was held on February 21, 2018. You can see the presentation here:

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January 152018

Updated: Ventilation Fan Works at Laird Station

Original Issue Date: December 18, 2017

What Work is Taking Place?

Starting as soon as mid-January 2018, crews will complete electrical connections for ventilation fans within the existing tunnels underneath Eglinton Avenue. Read more »

January 112018

Laird - Leaside Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of Leaside and Laird Stations was held on January 10, 2018. You can see the presentation here:

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December 182017
November 092017

Laird - Leaside Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of Leaside and Laird Stations was held on November 8, 2017. You can see the presentation here:

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October 122017

Laird - Leaside Construction Liaison Committee Meeting

The construction liaison committee meeting of Leaside and Laird Stations was held on October 11, 2017. You can see the presentation here: Read more »

October 052017

Tunnel Backfilling Brentcliffe Road to Laird Drive

What Work is Taking Place?

To support the ongoing mining works at the future Laird Station, a layer of backfill (granular material) will be added to the base of the existing tunnel from the Brentcliffe Portal to Laird Drive. 

Backfill material will be stockpiled and then be pushed in to the tunnel at Brentcliffe Portal and inside the tunnels towards Laird Drive. Compaction of the material will occur inside of the tunnels. Read more »

October 022017

Update: Mining at Laird Station Main Entrance

Original Issue Date: September 19, 2017

Re-issue Dates: October 2, 2017  Read more »

September 282017

Periodic Deliveries at Laird Station into Spring 2018

What Work is Taking Place? 

To support a number of large equipment and material deliveries on Eglinton Avenue East near the Main and Secondary Entrances at Laird Station periodic lane closures to accommodate deliveries will be required until Spring 2018. To safely offload equipment and materials into the bottom of the shaft temporary lane closures will be in place as required. Read more »

September 192017

Mining at Laird Station Main Entrance

The Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Weston Road and Laird Drive, where 15 below-grade stations are under construction. Eleven will be built using a “cut-and cover” method and four, including Laird Station, are going to be “mined.” 

Excavation of the main entrance at Laird Station is complete and mining will begin soon. Read more »