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June 062017

Gas Main Support at Laird Station

To prepare for upcoming mining operations at Laird Station, micro piles will be drilled to the north of the Laird Station Secondary entrance. Micro piles will support local gas mains during mining. 

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June 022017

Mining at Laird Station

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 secondary entrance at Laird Station is complete and mining will begin soon.  Read more »

May 312017

Site Trailers and Crane Installation at Laird Station Secondary Entrance

Four site trailers and a crane will be delivered and installed at the Laird Station Secondary Entrance. 

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May 122017

Update: Tunnel Concrete Pour for Laird Station

To progress construction at Laird Station and prepare for upcoming mining works, crews will be drilling from the right of way surface into the completed TBM tunnel to fill portions of the tunnels with concrete.

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May 102017

Ongoing Preparatory Works between Brentcliffe Road and Midland Avenue: Street Furniture Removals SPRING & SUMMER 2017

What Work is Taking Place?

As part of ongoing preparatory works, crews will begin the process of removing street furniture across the Eglinton Avenue East corridor between Brentcliffe Road and Midland Avenue. Read more »

May 092017

Shoring and Excavation Work Continues for Laird Station: Long Term Sidewalk Closure

Since June 2016, shoring and excavation work has been underway within the main and secondary entrance sites for the future Laird Station. Read more »

April 272017

Update: Material and Equipment Deliveries at Laird Station

During the week of April 24 and May 1, there will be a number of large equipment and material deliveries to the Main Entrance at Laird Station. To safely offload equipment and materials into the bottom of the shaft temporary lane and sidewalk closures will be in place as required. A mobile crane will be used to facilitate deliveries. 

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April 212017

Laird Station Open House

Thank you for attending our Laird Station Open House on April 20, 2017.

For those of you who missed it, the presentation is here:

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April 202017

Dewatering System at Laird Station

Installation of the dewatering system designed for Laird Station is underway and surface installations will begin as early as late April 2017. Dewatering systems involve controlling groundwater by pumping to locally lower groundwater levels in the vicinity of the excavation.  The specific dewatering system for each station is selected based on local soil conditions as well as existing groundwater levels.  Read more »