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December 122016

Overnight CCTV Investigations along Eglinton Avenue East

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will be conducting CCTV investigations of the storm and sanitary sewer lines along Eglinton Avenue East. Crews will access all manholes in the roadway along Eglinton Avenue East between Midland Avenue and Laird Drive, along Transway Crescent at Kennedy Station and from approximately 50-100 meters north at all intersections to determine the condition of existing storm and sanitary lines. 

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November 242016

Update: Shoring and Excavation Work Continues for Laird Station

Since June 2016, shoring and excavation work has been underway within the main and secondary entrance sites for the future Laird Station. In January 2017, the long-term road occupancy and sidewalk closure is expected to begin and will remain for the duration of the work – upwards of 40 months.  Read more »

October 052016

Update: Traffic Light Works at Laird Station

What Work is Taking Place?

Crews will begin to relocate traffic lights around the Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive intersection. Crews will also install a temporary signalized pedestrian crossing on Eglinton Avenue East, just west of Don Avon Drive. For more information about upcoming shoring and excavation works check out our Shoring and Excavation Work for Laird Station notice. Read more »

September 062016

Pedestrian Safety near Construction Sites

Construction of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT line, including 15 underground stations, is underway. Since the end of school, many construction sites have been set up for station construction and the set-up of some major intersections along Eglinton Avenue has been changed.

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August 292016

Hydro Utility Relocation for Laird Station

What work is Taking Place?

Crews will relocate and upgrade existing overhead hydro utilities near the Eglinton Avenue and Laird Drive intersection. Once relocated, outages will be required to switch services to the new infrastructure. Outage impacts will be communicated separately only to those directly impacted by the outages.

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June 232016

Tunnelling: What You May Experience

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown includes a 10-kilometre underground portion, between Keele Street and Laird Drive. For the tunnelled portion, locomotives run along interim track and transport materials and haul spoils in and out of the tunnels to the extraction shafts. Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) and muck removal operations run around the clock - 24 hours a day. Read more »

June 212016

Utility Relocations at Laird Station

What work is Taking Place?

  • Pending a City of Toronto permit, work will commence to relocate existing Bell utilities at the southwest corner of Eglinton Avenue East and Laird Drive and to make way for the future Laird station.

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June 032016

Disruption from service locomotives

Dear Neighbour, 

As you may know, the Eglinton Crosstown LRT Project includes a 10-kilometre underground portion. Two Tunnel Boring Machines (or “TBMs”) are building the 3.5km eastern underground section of the Crosstown tunnels between Brentcliffe Road and Yonge Street. The TBMs are making great progress tunneling at an average rate of over 10-15 metres per day.  They have completed approximately 70% of their journey and expected to be at Yonge Street in early September. Read more »

May 272016

Short Term Lane Closures along Eglinton Avenue East for Monitoring Equipment Installation: Leaside (Bayview) and Laird Stations

What work is starting?

Crews will be installing ground movement monitoring equipment at Leaside (Bayview) and Laird station locations. These monitors will provide information on ground conditions during station construction. 

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