Notice of Planned Water Shut-off and Overnight Watermain Connection Work at Mount Pleasant Station - Starting Monday October 12, 2020

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October 9, 2020

 

 

What Work is Taking Place?

Starting Monday October 12, 2020, crews at Mt Pleasant Station will perform overnight watermain connection work on the north side of Eglinton Avenue East, east of Mt Pleasant Road. To perform this work safely, crews will be required to temporarily close the westbound lane and north sidewalk on Eglinton Avenue East, between Mt Pleasant and Taunton Roads. 

This work will take place between 7:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. for approximately one (1) week. Crews will reopen the lane and sidewalk after each night of work. Traffic control personnel and/or a Paid Duty Officer will be present, while this work takes place.

Two water shut-offs are required to facilitate this work.  The water shut-offs will take place overnight on Wednesday October 14 and Thursday October 15, 2020.  Please carefully review the ‘Water Shut-off Details’ section to determine whether your property will be affected.

 

Water Shut-off Details

A water shut-off will take place on Wednesday October 14, 2020 beginning at 8:00 p.m. for approximately nine (9) hours.  The following properties will be affected:

300 Eglinton Ave. E

 

A water shut-off will take place on Thursday October 15, 2020 beginning at 8:00 p.m. for approximately ten (10) hours.  The following properties will be affected:

801 Mt Pleasant Road

 

Please note that the water shut-offs may be longer or shorter than expected.  The shut-offs may be rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances. Residents are encouraged to be prepared for the planned water shut off by storing water for domestic use.

 

What to Expect

Noise from construction equipment, including a hydro-vacuum truck and excavator, can be expected. Site lighting is required and will be positioned away from residential properties. Crews will endeavor to minimize disruption as much as possible, while this work takes place. Expect delays while travelling through the intersection. 

 

HOURS OF WORK

Overnight watermain connection work will begin as early as Monday October 12, 2020 for approximately one (1) week.

Work is expected to take place from 7:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. 

Overnight water shutoff will take place on Wednesday October 14 and Thursday, October 15, 2020.

This work may be rescheduled due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances.

 

TRAFFIC DETAILS

The westbound lane on Eglinton Avenue East will be temporarily closed between Mt Pleasant and Taunton Roads, while this work takes place. The lane will reopen after each night of work.

 

PEDESTRIAN DETAILS

The north sidewalk on Eglinton Avenue East will be temporarily closed between Mt Pleasant and Taunton Roads, while this work takes place. The sidewalk will reopen after each night of work.